The Faust Legend in Music and Literature (Studies in the History and Interpretation of Music)
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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: general,
  • Music,
  • Special Subjects In Literature,
  • In literature,
  • Opera,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Music and literature,
  • Legends,
  • General,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • d. ca. 1540,
  • Faust,,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages2
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8078598M
ISBN 100773494642
ISBN 109780773494640

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