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Author Atwood, William G., 1932-2011-

Title The Parisian worlds of Frédéric Chopin / William G. Atwood.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Chopin,F ATW    Available
Description 470 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-447) and index.
Contents Paris à la Galignani: an Anglo-Italian guide to the French capital for the English-speaking tourist -- Polish Parisians: a people in exile -- From citizen-king to prince-president: France as a "bourgeois-cracy" -- Society and salons: a "who's tout" of le tout Paris -- Pox Britannica: the great epidemic of anglomania -- Musical currents along the Seine: from concert halls to dance halls -- Opera: a vocal art and social spectacle -- Bohemia and the demimonde: two operas in the making -- Penning a profit: literature becomes lucrative -- Stage by stage: the evolution of theatrical taste from the battle of "Hernani" to the reign of Rachel -- Delacroix, Daumier, and daguerre: A "3-D" view of art -- "A votre santé!": coping with poultices, purges, and the Parisian medical profession -- Visions of a better world: searching for utopia from Menilmontant to the Rue Vanneau -- The big shadow of the little corporal: Napoléon becomes a legend -- Epilogue: obituary and funeral of Frédéric Chopin -- Appendix. The Paris residence of Frédéric Chopin.
Subject Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849.
Music -- France -- Paris -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0300077734 : $35.00

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