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Music, the arts, and ideas patterns and predictions in twentieth-century culture by Leonard B. Meyer

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.,
  • Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-362) and index.

Statementby Leonard B. Meyer ; with a new postlude.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3800 .M633 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 376 p. ;
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1434020M
ISBN 100226521435
LC Control Number93045855

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