Salons, Singers and Songs: A Background to Romantic French Song 1830-1870

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Music! It is the great pleasure of this city, the great occupation of the drawing-rooms, which have banished politics, and which have renounced literature, from ennui. Jules Janin, An American in Paris, 1843 Afternoon and evening entertainments in the drawing rooms of the aristocracy and upper middle classes were a staple of cultural life in nineteenth-century Paris. Music was often a feature of these occasions and private salons provided important opportunities for musicians, especially singers, to develop their careers. ...

Salons, Singers and Songs: A Background to Romantic French Song 1830-1870 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138252714

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Salons, Singers, and Songs: A Background to Romantic French Song 1830-1870 2002, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754604914

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