In search of Chopin
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Published by P. Nevill in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849.,
  • Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 -- Discography.

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Cyril and Rena Clarke.
LC ClassificationsML410.C54 C614 1951
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p.
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6107002M
LC Control Number52001330

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