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The insider"s guide to classical recordings

from the host of the Record Shelf, a highly opinionated, irreverent, and selective guide to what"s good and what"s not

by Jim Svejda

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Prima Pub. in Rocklin, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sound recordings -- Reviews.,
  • Audiocassettes -- Reviews.,
  • Compact discs -- Reviews.,
  • Music -- Discography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRecord shelf.
    StatementJim Svejda.
    GenreReviews., Discography.
    ContributionsSvejda, Jim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML156.9 .S86 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 849 p. ;
    Number of Pages849
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL379555M
    ISBN 100761517111
    LC Control Number98041694
    OCLC/WorldCa39747139

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