Somali folklore: music, dance, song.
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Somali folklore: music, dance, song. by A. Artan

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Published by National Theatre in [Mogadiscio, Somalia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Folk dancing, Somali.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Program of a performance at the National Theatre, celebrating the revolution of Oct. 21, 1969.

StatementThese notes were prepared by A. Artan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1713.S57 A77
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5409262M
LC Control Number72980059

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