Gustav Mahler: song-symphonist.
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Published by David Lewis in New York .
Written in English


  • Mahler, Gustav, -- 1860-1911

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Bibliography: p. [127-128]

StatementPreface by Jack Diether
The Physical Object
Pagination[136] p.
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17883345M

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