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Rossini in Restoration Paris

The Sound of Modern Life

  • Author: Walton, Benjamin

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$149.75

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Contents

  • List of illustrations and note on translations
  • List of music examples
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of abbreviations
  • Introduction: music in the present tense
  • 1. 1824: deciphering hyperbole: Stendhal's Vie de Rossini
  • 2. 1825: 'Quelque peu theatral': the operatic coronation of Charles X
  • 3. 1826: 'Les Grecs sont francais': musical philhellenism in Paris
  • 4. 1827: dying for music: Rossini and Moise
  • 5. 1828: the discovery of the 'twin styles'
  • 6. 1829: looking for the Revolution in Guillaume Tell
  • Epilogue: 1830: beyond the Rossinian Moment
  • Bibliography
  • Index.