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Understanding the pipe organ

John R. Shannon

Understanding the pipe organ

a guide for students, teachers and lovers of the instrument

by John R. Shannon

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organ (Musical instrument) -- Construction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn R. Shannon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML552 .S43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22843951M
    ISBN 109780786439980
    LC Control Number2008055195

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