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Political Tunings of the Piano: Ambient Readings of Sonic Art

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Political Tunings of the Piano : Ambient Readings of Sonic Art. / Højlund, Marie Koldkjær; Riis, Morten S.

2015. Paper presented at The fifth decennial Aarhus conference, Aarhus, Denmark.

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Højlund, MK & Riis, MS 2015, 'Political Tunings of the Piano: Ambient Readings of Sonic Art' Paper presented at, Aarhus, Denmark, 17/08/2015 - 21/08/2015, .

APA

Højlund, M. K., & Riis, M. S. (2015). Political Tunings of the Piano: Ambient Readings of Sonic Art. Paper presented at The fifth decennial Aarhus conference, Aarhus, Denmark.

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Højlund MK, Riis MS. 2015. Political Tunings of the Piano: Ambient Readings of Sonic Art. Paper presented at The fifth decennial Aarhus conference, Aarhus, Denmark.

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Højlund MK, Riis MS. Political Tunings of the Piano: Ambient Readings of Sonic Art. 2015. Paper presented at The fifth decennial Aarhus conference, Aarhus, Denmark.

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Højlund, Marie Koldkjær ; Riis, Morten S. / Political Tunings of the Piano : Ambient Readings of Sonic Art. Paper presented at The fifth decennial Aarhus conference, Aarhus, Denmark.

Bibtex

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