Commitment to musical excellence

a 75 year history of the Gustavus Choir by David Holdhusen

Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in

  • Choirs (Music),
  • Choral singing,
  • Gustavus Choir,
  • Choral organizations,
  • Gustavus Adolphus College,
  • Instruction and study,
  • Choral conductors,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography (p. 231-244) and index.

    Other titles75 year history of the Gustavus Choir
    Statementby David Holdhusen
    LC ClassificationsML1511.8.S28 H65 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25010555M
    ISBN 101443826707
    ISBN 109781443826709
    LC Control Number2010681784

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