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Virtuosity and the Musical Work The Transcendental Studies of Liszt by Jim Samson

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Composers & musicians,
  • Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900),
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Genres & Styles - Classical,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Musical Instruments - Piano,
  • Music / General,
  • Music / History & Criticism,
  • Music : Genres & Styles - Classical,
  • Music : Musical Instruments - Piano,
  • General

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Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7715222M
ISBN 100521036046
ISBN 109780521036047

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