The brass instruments performance and instructional techniques by James Hamilton Winter

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .

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  • Brass instruments -- Instruction and study

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Statement[by] James H. Winter.
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LC ClassificationsMT339 .W56
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Pagination124 p.
Number of Pages124
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Open LibraryOL5914962M
LC Control Number64017458

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