Foundations of Chinese music

a study of ethics and aesthetics
  • 243 Pages
  • 4.36 MB
  • English
Music -- China -- History and criticism, China -- Civiliz
StatementAlan R. Thrasher
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 243 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22775434M

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