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Music of a thousand autumns

the Tōgaku style of Japanese court music

by Robert Garfias

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Tōgaku -- History and criticism,
    • Music -- Japan -- History and criticism,
    • Japan -- Court and courtiers

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert Garfias.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML340 .G42
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 322 p., [19] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5192819M
      ISBN 100520019776
      LC Control Number75013865

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