Sound design in the theatre
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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Theaters -- Electronic sound control.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJohn L. Bracewell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTK7881.9 .B73 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1726660M
ISBN 100138251673
LC Control Number92030762

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