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One Hundred Years of Operatic Staging in France (ca. 1830-1930)

A Descriptive Catalogue of Staging Manuals Annotated Libretti and Annotated Scores in the Bibliothque de l'Association de la Regie Th��trale (Paris)

H. Robert Cohen

334 pp.

15 illustrations

ISBN: 978-0918728692

Hardback $70.00

Out-of-Print. This book is no longer available from Pendragon Press.


""This annotated catalogue of approximately 17OO documents dealing with the staging of some 600 works�grand operas lyric operas comic operas and operettas�is of fundamental importance to all those interested in opera history staging and performance practice. It is the first catalogue to focus on archival documents dealing with the visual elements of operatic production and revealing not only how operas were originally staged in Paris but also in many cases how composers intended their works to be performed."


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