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Bugaku: Japanese court dance with the notation of basic movement and of nasori. by Carl Wolz

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Published by Asian Music Publications in Providence .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bugaku.,
  • Dance notation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 179-181.

SeriesAsian music publications., no. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1695 .W64
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p.
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4911684M
LC Control Number76101136

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