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Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Sessions, Roger, 1896- -- Correspondence,
  • Composers -- United States -- Correspondence

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesRoger Sessions.
Statementedited by Andrea Olmstead.
ContributionsOlmstead, Andrea.
LC ClassificationsML410.S473 A4 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 539 p. :
Number of Pages539
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1558284M
ISBN 101555531229
LC Control Number91039197

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