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Modern dance techniques and teaching

G. Shurr

Modern dance techniques and teaching

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Published by Ronald .
Written in English


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Statementby G. Shurr and R.D. Yocom.
ContributionsYocom, R. D.
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Open LibraryOL20105250M


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