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Backstage at the revolution
Victoria Johnson

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Backstage at the revolution
how the Royal Paris Opera survived the end of the old regime
Victoria Johnson.

Published 2008 by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The past in the present. Foundings ; Trajectories
The storming of the opera. On the eve of revolution ; The struggle for the opera
The perpetuation of privilege. The city and the theaters ; The victory of privilege
Orpheus on the Seine. Opening night at the Palais-Royal ; The founding of the Paris Opera
An academy for opera. Why an academy? ; The hybrid opera
Opera de luxe. The second coming of the Paris Opera ; Luxurious Lully
The phantom founders. Luxury and privilege at the opera after Perrin and Lully ; The war of luxury and simplicity.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-268)) and index.


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ML1727.8.P2 J64 2008

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xv, 281 p. :
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