A Musical Fight between Soul and Body in 1600

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A Musical Fight between Soul and Body in 1600. / Petersen, Nils Holger.

I: Journal of Early Modern Christianity, Bind 1, Nr. 2, 2014, s. 233-247.

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Petersen, NH 2014, 'A Musical Fight between Soul and Body in 1600', Journal of Early Modern Christianity, bind 1, nr. 2, s. 233-247. https://doi.org/10.1515/jemc-2014-0011

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Petersen, N. H. (2014). A Musical Fight between Soul and Body in 1600. Journal of Early Modern Christianity, 1(2), 233-247. https://doi.org/10.1515/jemc-2014-0011

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Petersen NH. A Musical Fight between Soul and Body in 1600. Journal of Early Modern Christianity. 2014;1(2):233-247. https://doi.org/10.1515/jemc-2014-0011

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Petersen, Nils Holger. / A Musical Fight between Soul and Body in 1600. I: Journal of Early Modern Christianity. 2014 ; Bind 1, Nr. 2. s. 233-247.

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