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The golden age of automatic musical instruments

Arthur A. Reblitz

The golden age of automatic musical instruments

remarkable music machines and their stories

by Arthur A. Reblitz

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Published by Mechanical Music Press in Woodsville, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mechanical musical instruments.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 418-422) and index.

    StatementArthur A. Reblitz ; edited by Q. David Bowers.
    ContributionsBowers, Q. David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1050 .R38 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 436 p. :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6800002M
    ISBN 100970595107
    LC Control Number00109931
    OCLC/WorldCa50251668

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