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The why of music

Donald Nivison Ferguson

The why of music

dialogues in an unexplored region of appreciation

by Donald Nivison Ferguson

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music appreciation,
  • Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Donald N. Ferguson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT6 .F37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 p.
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5683558M
    LC Control Number69015088


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