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Product Description: Why, in the dying days of the Napoleonic Empire, did half of Paris turn out for the funeral of a composer? The death of André Ernest Modeste Grétry in 1813 was one of the sensations of the age, setting off months of tear-stained commemorations, reminiscences and revivals of his work...read more

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9781472438508, titled "Grétry's Operas and the French Public: From the Old Regime to the Restoration" | Ashgate Pub Co, March 14, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Why, in the dying days of the Napoleonic Empire, did half of Paris turn out for the funeral of a composer?

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Product Description: Focusing on Verdi's French operas, Giger shows how the composer acquired an ever better understanding of the various approaches to French versification while gradually bringing his works in line with French melodic aesthetic. In his first French opera, Jérusalem, Verdi treated the text in an overly cautious manner, trying to avoid prosodic mistakes; in Les Vêpres siciliennes he began to apply more freedom, scanning the verses against some prosodic accents to convey the lightheartedness of a melody; and in Don Carlos he finally drew on the entire palette of prosodic interpretations...read more

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9780521878432 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2008, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Focusing on Verdi's French operas, Giger shows how the composer acquired an ever better understanding of the various approaches to French versification while gradually bringing his works in line with French melodic aesthetic.

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9780521349543, titled "Verdi and the French Aesthetic: Verse, Stanza, and Melody in Nineteenth-Century Opera" | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 14, 2011), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Focusing on Verdi's French operas, Giger shows how the composer acquired an ever better understanding of the various approaches to French versification while gradually bringing his works in line with French melodic aesthetic.

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Product Description: During the July Monarchy, French grand operas, with their plots drawn from historical events, tended to be received as metaphors for current political themes. Previous studies have usually underestimated the role of music and the visual dimensions in articulating an alternative message to that offered by the libretto, and have instead focused on single political interpretations...read more

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9780521885621 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 25, 2009), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: During the July Monarchy, French grand operas, with their plots drawn from historical events, tended to be received as metaphors for current political themes.

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9780521184267 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 17, 2011), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: During the July Monarchy, French grand operas, with their plots drawn from historical events, tended to be received as metaphors for current political themes.

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Product Description: This volume covers opera in Italy, France, England and the Americas during the long nineteenth century (1789–1914). The book is divided into four sections that are thematically, rather than geographically, conceived: Places-essays centering on contexts for operatic culture; Genres and Styles-studies dealing with the question of how operas in this period were put together; Critical Studies of individual works, exemplifying particular critical trends; and Performance...read more
By Steven Huebner (editor)

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9780754628996 | Ashgate Pub Co, December 16, 2010, cover price $350.00 | About this edition: This volume covers opera in Italy, France, England and the Americas during the long nineteenth century (1789–1914).

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Product Description: This is the first book-length study of the rich operatic repertory written and performed in France during the last two decades of the nineteenth century. Steven Huebner gives an accessible and colorful account of such operatic favorites as Manon and Werther by Massenet, Louise by Charpentier, and lesser-known gems such as Chabrier's Le Roi malgré lui and Chausson's Le Roi Arthus...read more

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9780198162803 | Clarendon Pr, December 9, 1999, cover price $315.00 | About this edition: This is the first book-length study of the rich operatic repertory written and performed in France during the last two decades of the nineteenth century.

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9780195189544 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 2, 2006, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: This is the first book-length study of the rich operatic repertory written and performed in France during the last two decades of the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: This is the first critical study of the nineteenth-century French grand opera La Juive (Paris Opera, 1835) a powerful and successful work by the leading dramatist and librettist, Eugene Scribe, and conservatoire-trained composer, Fromental Halévy...read more

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9780521650861 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $144.99 | About this edition: This is the first critical study of the nineteenth-century French grand opera La Juive (Paris Opera, 1835) a powerful and successful work by the leading dramatist and librettist, Eugene Scribe, and conservatoire-trained composer, Fromental Halévy.
9780070378513, titled "Human Organization Its Management and Value" | McGraw-Hill, June 1, 1967, cover price $54.45 | also contains Human Organization Its Management and Value | About this edition: Describes the implementation of a scientific management system and accounting procedures that increase productivity and profits and improve labor relations

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9780521038812, titled "Opera, Liberalism, and Antisemitism in Nineteenth-Century France: The Politics of Halevy's La Juive" | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, August 20, 2007), cover price $94.99 | About this edition: This is the first critical study of the nineteenth-century French grand opera La Juive (Paris Opera, 1835) a powerful and successful work by the leading dramatist and librettist, Eugene Scribe, and conservatoire-trained composer, Fromental Halévy.

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Product Description: Drawing upon archival research and musicological theory, these essays investigate distinctive qualities in French opera from early opera comique to early grand opera. "Media" is interpreted in terms of both narrative systems and practical theatre resources...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780860787822 | Variorum, March 1, 2000, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Drawing upon archival research and musicological theory, these essays investigate distinctive qualities in French opera from early opera comique to early grand opera.

Product Description: Gounod was the leading opera composer in France in the mid-nineteenth century, and his best-known operas, including Faust and Romeo and Juliette, date from that time. Despite the overwhelming success of Faust and Gounod's immense influence on all French composers of the later nineteenth century, he has been virtually ignored by scholars until now...read more

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9780193153295 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 6, 1990, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Gounod was the leading opera composer in France in the mid-nineteenth century, and his best-known operas, including Faust and Romeo and Juliette, date from that time.

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9780198163480 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1992), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Gounod was the leading opera composer in France in the mid-nineteenth century, and his best-known operas, including Faust and Romeo and Juliette, date from that time.

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Describes the implementation of a scientific management system and accounting procedures that increase productivity and profits and improve labor relations

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9780070378513 | McGraw-Hill, June 1, 1967, cover price $54.45 | also contains Opera, Liberalism and Antisemitism in Nineteenth-Century France: The Politics of Halevy's LA Juive | About this edition: Describes the implementation of a scientific management system and accounting procedures that increase productivity and profits and improve labor relations

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