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Author Mongrédien, Jean.

Title French music from the enlightenment to romanticism : 1789-1830 / Jean Mongrédien ; translated from the French by Sylvain Frémaux ; Reinhard G. Pauly, general editor.

Imprint Portland, Or. : Amadeus Press, c1996.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.944 MON    DUE 02-14-20
Description 394 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Translation of: La musique en France, des lumières au romantisme.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-372) and indexes.
Contents 1. Music instruction: The founding of the Conservatoire and the standardization of music education during the French Revolution -- 2. Revolutionary hymns and songs: The role of music as a political and propaganda tool -- 3. Musical theater: The influence of the political climate on the leading theaters of the day and its effect on the evolution of French musical theater -- 4. Sacred music: The spiritual transformation of France as evidenced by the repertoire of the Tuileries Chapel -- 5. Public and private concerts: The changing musical tastes reflected in concert programs presented by music societies and associations and private salons -- 6. Instrumental music: The impact of shifting political events and aesthetic sensibilites on the development of French instrumental music -- 7. Influence of the German School in France: The slow and reluctant acceptance of the German masters in France.
Subject Music -- France -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- France -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Romanticism in music.
Added Author Pauly, Reinhard G.
Added Title Musique en France, des lumières au romantisme. English
ISBN 1574670115 : $39.95

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