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Unusual sounds the hidden history of library music by David Hollander

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Published .
Written in English


  • Motion picture music,
  • Television music,
  • Film soundtracks,
  • Sound recording libraries,
  • Sound recording industry,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby David Hollander ; edited by Mark Iosifescu and Dominic Masi, Jr. ; additional texts by by Mark Iosifescu
ContributionsIosifescu, Mark, editor, contributor, Masi, Dominic, Jr., editor
LC ClassificationsML2075 .H637 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination331 pages
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26964220M
ISBN 101944860126
ISBN 109781944860127
LC Control Number2018933443

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