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African music

Francis Bebey

African music

a people"s art

by Francis Bebey

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Published by Lawrence Hill Books in Brooklyn, New York .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Previously published by Horizons de France in 1969 as Musique de l"Afrique.

Statementtranslated by Josephine Bennett.
ContributionsBennett, Josephine.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21932364M
ISBN 101556521286

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