Mozart on the stage
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Mozart on the stage with an introd. by Richard Capell; and illustrations by Kenneth Green. by Frederick Christopher Benn

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Mozart, Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. -- Operas

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1946 ed. published by Ernest Benn, London. Original t.p. included. Bibliography: p. 178.

The Physical Object
Pagination178 p. ill. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18786377M

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