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Published: 31 May 2012

448 Pages | 20 b&w illustrations and eight musical examples

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199773725

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Staging the French Revolution

Cultural Politics and the Paris Opera, 1789-1794

Mark Darlow

New Cultural History of Music

  • Takes innovative quantitative, social scientific approach to musicology
  • Presents first full-length study of opera's central role in the development of French socio-political thought in the Revolutionary era
  • Offers an unprecedented view of the material context of opera production