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book of world-famous libretti

James J. Fuld

book of world-famous libretti

the musical theater from 1598 to today

by James J. Fuld

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Published by Pendragon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Librettos -- Bibliography -- First editions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Other titlesWorld-famous libretti.
    Statementby James J. Fuld ; foreword by Patrick J. Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML128.O4 F8 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 363 p. :
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1428641M
    ISBN 100945193483
    LC Control Number93039884

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