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The role of flutes in Afro-American music of the United States

Bruce A. MacLeod

The role of flutes in Afro-American music of the United States

an historical survey and analysis

by Bruce A. MacLeod

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flute -- History.,
  • Flute music -- History and criticism.,
  • African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bruce Alan MacLeod.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 97/1117 (M)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationii, 97 p.
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL300812M
    LC Control Number97207939

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