Musical Europe: An Illustrated Guide to Musical Life in 18 European Countries
Paddington Press, 1974 - Music - 447 pages
This book provides detailed information on concert halls, opera houses and theatres, festivals, homes, monuments and portraits of composers and musicians, collections of musical instruments, historic organs, music archives and libraries, conservatories, master courses and institutes, research and electronic music centres, instrument makers, music publishers and gramophone companies - all arranged geographically and topically. -- book cover.
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