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Tables of Contents for The Keys to French Opera in the 19th Century
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
List of Illustrations
ix
 
Preface to the English Edition
xiii
 
Introduction
1
8
PART 1 GENESIS, PERFORMANCE, AND RECEPTION
The Genesis of an Opera
9
24
Performance
33
34
Reception
67
16
PART 2 DRAMA, POETRY, AND MUSIC
83
220
The Construction of a Drama
87
33
Space and Time
120
24
Poetic Expression and Musical Expression
144
65
PART 3 FRENCH OPERA: SOCIETY, GENRE, AND AESTHETICS
The Parisian Operatic World
209
17
Genre
226
26
The Aesthetic Foundations of Nineteenth-Century French Opera
252
51
Conclusion
303
8
Appendix 1 The Sources of Bizet's Les Pecheurs de perles
311
3
Appendix 2 The Versions of Les Pecheurs de perles
314
4
Appendix 3 Several States of the Beginning of the Act 2 Finale
318
2
Appendix 4 Passages Cut in the Course of Performance
320
2
Appendix 5 Performance and Daily Box-Office Receipts of the Theatre-Lyrique, September 27-November 28, 1863
322
3
Appendix 6 The Staging of Les Pecheurs de perles
325
3
Appendix 7 Symmetrical Versification and Reformulation of the Text
328
3
Biographical Notes on Composers
331
22
Notes
353
44
Index
397