Composers in the movies studies in musical biography by John C. Tibbetts

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .

Written in English

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  • Composers in motion pictures

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementJohn C. Tibbetts ; foreword by Simon Callow.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.C553 T53 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3394001M
ISBN 100300106742
LC Control Number2005004689

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