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The geisha the story of a tea house : a Japanese musical play in two acts by Jones, Sidney

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Published by Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Vocal scores with piano,
  • Musicals

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementlibretto by Owen Hall ; lyrics by Harry Greenbank ; music by Sidney Jones
ContributionsHall, Owen, 1853-1907, Greenbank, Harry
The Physical Object
Pagination1 vocal score (164 p.)
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26905561M
OCLC/WorldCa8207776

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