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African music.

African music.

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Published by La Revue Musicale in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Africa.,
  • Music -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMeeting in Yaoundé (Cameroon) 23-27 February 1970, organized by Unesco.
    ContributionsUnesco.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination 154 p.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22335723M

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