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Published by Schirmer Trade Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music trade -- Vocational guidance.,
  • Sound recording industry -- Vocational guidance.,
  • Popular music -- Economic aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-258) and index.

StatementJ.S. Rudsenske ; J.P. Denk, editor.
SeriesMusic business made simple
ContributionsDenk, James P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3790 .R832 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23016023M
ISBN 100825673100
LC Control Number2004021538

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