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Canonic Repertories and the French Musical Press: Lully to Wagner

  • Author: Weber, William
  • Author: Wilcox, Beverly



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  • Introduction
  • The Domestic versus the Foreign in Eighteenth-century Paris and London
  • Elements of canon Formation at the Concert Spirituel, by Beverly Wilcox
  • To Praise or to criticize? The evolution of music criticism in eighteenth-century France
  • Haydn in the press during the 1780s: How did a Canon Arise?
  • Parallel canons at the Opera and the Comedie-Francaise at the end of the Ancien Regime
  • Negotiating repertory, public demand, and les progres de la musique at the Paris Opera, 1815-1830
  • Tracing the evolution of le vieux repertoire at the Opera-Comique in the nineteenth century
  • Richard Wagner, concert life, and musical canon in Paris, 1860-1914
  • An Afterward
  • Bibliography
  • Notes