Opera in Paris, 1800-1850: A Lively History

Opera in Paris, 1800-1850: A Lively History

by Patrick Barbier
     
 
(Amadeus). This book explores every facet pf Parisian musical life in the glorious first half of the 19th century. Among the composers who chose Paris as a second home were Rossini, Meyerbeer, Bellini, Donizetti, Liszt, and Chopin. HARDCOVER.

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(Amadeus). This book explores every facet pf Parisian musical life in the glorious first half of the 19th century. Among the composers who chose Paris as a second home were Rossini, Meyerbeer, Bellini, Donizetti, Liszt, and Chopin. HARDCOVER.

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Barbier (history of music, Western Catholic U. of Angers, France) explores facets of Parisian musical life both on and off stage during the first half of the 19th century. He discusses the operatic tradition from grand opera to the parodies of vaudeville, describes the society and customs of opera audiences, details artistic life, and analyzes the music press of the period. Includes a few b&w illustrations and a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780931340833
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.96(d)

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