Modal Harmony in Andalusian, Eastern European, and Turkish Syncretic Musics

@article{Manuel1989ModalHI,
  title={Modal Harmony in Andalusian, Eastern European, and Turkish Syncretic Musics},
  author={Peter Lamarche Manuel},
  journal={Yearbook for Traditional Music},
  year={1989},
  volume={21},
  pages={70 - 94}
}
  • P. Manuel
  • Published 1989
  • Sociology
  • Yearbook for Traditional Music
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