The Cambridge Companion to Video Game Music. / Summers, Timothy (Editor); Fritsch, Melanie (Editor).

Cambridge University Press, 2021. 484 p.

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The Cambridge Companion to Video Game Music. / Summers, Timothy (Editor); Fritsch, Melanie (Editor).

Cambridge University Press, 2021. 484 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

Harvard

Summers, T & Fritsch, M (eds) 2021, The Cambridge Companion to Video Game Music. Cambridge University Press.

APA

Summers, T., & Fritsch, M. (Eds.) (2021). The Cambridge Companion to Video Game Music. Cambridge University Press.

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Summers T, (ed.), Fritsch M, (ed.). The Cambridge Companion to Video Game Music. Cambridge University Press, 2021. 484 p.

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Summers, Timothy (Editor) ; Fritsch, Melanie (Editor). / The Cambridge Companion to Video Game Music. Cambridge University Press, 2021. 484 p.

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