Impressario Programming Guide

Document Number: 007-1633-070


Written by David Graves

Updated by Don Moccia, Martha Levine, and Steven Levine

Edited by Christina Cary

Production by Heather Hermstad

Engineering contributions by Roger Chickering, Ken Kershner, Victor Riley, Baron Roberts, David Story, and Craig Upson

Engineering update by Ray Niblett

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