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Published: 18 February 2010

424 Pages | 15 black and white halftones, 96 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195337051

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Voice Lessons

French Melodie in the Belle Epoque

Katherine Bergeron

New Cultural History of Music

  • Visit the companion web site
  • Unique approach to what "song" means in the French context
  • Inspired discussion of song setting and performance from oft-ignored perspectives
  • Synthesis of early French linguistics, the history of French education, the cultural politics of the Third Republic, and the performance of French verse in the study of French mélodie
  • Companion website featuring audio samples of French mélodie