Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique

By: Charlton, David

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383pp, frontis, 9 plates, music examples. This is the first book in English on Grétry who composed some thirty-four opéras-comiques, twenty-four of these are given a chapter each, with plot summary, critical discussion, summary of different versions and history of performance in Paris. The biographical chapters incorporate original material from his Memoires, not previously translated. A comprehensive survey of opéra-comique between 1768 and 1791.

Title: Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique

Author Name: Charlton, David

Categories: Opera, History of Music,

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1986

ISBN Number: 052125129X

ISBN Number 13: 9780521251297

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 11975

Keywords: Classical Music French Music Music History Criticism Opera Gretry,