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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Military music -- United States -- History and criticism,
  • Bands (Music) -- United States,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Songs and music

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Edition Notes

Statementby Raoul F. Camus.
GenreSongs and music.
LC ClassificationsML1311 .C35
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5210935M
ISBN 100807812633
LC Control Number75038947

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