Music education in the UK
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Music education in the UK a review of developments in research and practice by Jonathan Stephens

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Published by The Author] in [Aberdeen .
Written in English


  • Music -- Instruction and study -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesMusic education in the United Kingdom
LC ClassificationsMT3G7 S83 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination35, xxiv p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19527293M

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