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Hammer dulcimer history and playing.

Sam Rizzetta

Hammer dulcimer history and playing.

by Sam Rizzetta

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dulcimer -- History,
  • Dulcimer -- Instruction and study

  • Edition Notes

    Caption title.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1041 R59 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 leaves :
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20042122M

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