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Understanding how musical ideas work

Samantha Smith

Understanding how musical ideas work

an account from Bulmershe School, Reading.

by Samantha Smith

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Published by Berkshire EducationDepartment in Reading .
Written in English


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SeriesBridgebuilder
ContributionsBerkshire (England). Education Department.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21328977M


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