Les Gravures Musicales Dans L’Illustration 1843-1899

H. Robert Cohen


1626 pp.

1500 illustrations

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Compiled by a research team under the direction of H. Robert Cohen this three-volume set reproduces over 3300 engravings published in the French weekly L’Illustration reflecting the variety and vitality of musical life in Paris during the Romantic era. Mises-en-scene scenery designs and costumes of operas and ba1lets; opera houses and concert halls; portraits of composers performers conductors and critics; instruments and instrument makers; ceremonies exhibits festivals fairs gala performances and concerts in halls salons and in the open air-these are but a few of the subjects depicted and in some cases caricatured. An extensive and in-depth computer-programmed index with multiple cross-references is included in this reference work.


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