A Ned Rorem Reader by Ned Rorem

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Published by Limelight Editions .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Composers & musicians,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • General,
  • Composers & Musicians - General

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsJ. D. McClatchy (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9636040M
ISBN 100879109998
ISBN 109780879109998
OCLC/WorldCa53460576

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