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Making gourd musical instruments

Ginger Summit

Making gourd musical instruments

by Ginger Summit

  • 375 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Sterling Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical instruments -- Construction.,
  • Gourds.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGinger Summit & Jim Widess.
    ContributionsWidess, Jim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML460 .S94 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22995990M
    ISBN 10080691369X
    LC Control Number99011128

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