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Origins of Cuban music and dance

Benjamin L. Lapidus

Origins of Cuban music and dance

changüí

by Benjamin L. Lapidus

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular music -- Cuba -- History and criticism,
  • Changüí -- History and criticism,
  • Sones -- Cuba -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBenjamin Lapidus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3486.C82 L37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16943142M
    ISBN 100810862042, 0810862344
    ISBN 109780810862043, 9780810862340
    LC Control Number2008026552


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