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On the Entropy Circuit: Brian Ferneyhough's Time & Motion Study II. / Iddon, Martin.

In: Contemporary Music Review, Vol. 25, No. 1-2, 02.2006, p. 93-106.

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Iddon, M 2006, 'On the Entropy Circuit: Brian Ferneyhough's Time & Motion Study II.', Contemporary Music Review, vol. 25, no. 1-2, pp. 93-106. https://doi.org/10.1080/07494460600647493

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Iddon, Martin. / On the Entropy Circuit: Brian Ferneyhough's Time & Motion Study II. In: Contemporary Music Review. 2006 ; Vol. 25, No. 1-2. pp. 93-106.

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