2 edition of nature and measurement of musical meanings. found in the catalog.
nature and measurement of musical meanings.
Karl Brantley Watson
|Series||Psychological monographs -- v. 54, no. 2|
|LC Classifications||ML3830 W37|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 43 p.|
|Number of Pages||43|
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