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The modern renaissance of Jewish music, events and figures, Eastern Europe and America.

Albert Weisser

The modern renaissance of Jewish music, events and figures, Eastern Europe and America.

by Albert Weisser

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Published by Bloch Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Obshchestvo evreĭskoĭ narodnoĭ muzyki.,
    • Jews -- Music -- History and criticism.,
    • Folk songs, Jewish -- History and criticism.,
    • Music -- Soviet Union -- History and criticism.,
    • Music -- United States -- History and criticism.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3776 .W44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination175 p.
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6152883M
      LC Control Number54005789
      OCLC/WorldCa870932

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