British Music and the French Revolution

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British Music and the French Revolution investigates the nature of British musical responses to the cataclysmic political events unfolding in France during the period of 17891795, a time when republican and royalist agendas were in conflict in both nations. While the parallel demands for social and political change resulted from different stimuli, and were resolved very differently, the 1790s proved to be a defining period for each country. In Britain, the combination of a protracted period of Tory conservatism, and the ...

British Music and the French Revolution 2010, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443821100

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