The Urbanization of Opera: Music Theater in Paris in the Nineteenth Century (Paperback)
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The Urbanization of Opera: Music Theater in Paris in the Nineteenth Century (Paperback)

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Paperback 520 Pages / Published: 07/07/2000
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Gerhard explores the origins of "grand opera", arguing that its aesthetic innovations reflected not bourgeois tastes, but changes in daily life and psychological outlook produced by the rapid urbanization of Paris. The text explores eight operas composed by Verdi and Rossini, for example.

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226288581
Number of pages: 520
Weight: 720 g
Dimensions: 230 x 150 x 32 mm

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