Music Drama at the Paris Odeon, 1824-1828

By: Everist, Mark

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331pp, illustrations, music examples. The Paris Odeon enjoyed a brief but highly successful life during the Bourbon Restoration and its expansion of operatic repertoire through the introduction of foreign works changed the musical life of the city. This study traces the evolution of the Odeon, examining its internal administration, its relationships with composers, librettists, and the city's wider cultural life, and demonstrating how the original license, restricting the theatre to the production of established opera comique and non-French pieces, was instrumental in its success.

Title: Music Drama at the Paris Odeon, 1824-1828

Author Name: Everist, Mark

Categories: History of Music, Opera,

Publisher: California University Press: 2002

ISBN Number: 0520234456

ISBN Number 13: 9780520234451

Binding: Hardcover; Blue Cloth, Gilt Titles

Book Condition: New in Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 8205

Keywords: Classical Music French Music France Music History,