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Rossini in Restoration Paris The Sound of Modern Life (Cambridge Studies in Opera) by Benjamin Walton

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Vocalists,
  • Genres & Styles - Opera,
  • Music / Opera,
  • 19th century,
  • France,
  • Italy,
  • Opera,
  • Paris

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10437866M
ISBN 100521870607
ISBN 109780521870603

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Best remembered for such light-hearted works as Il barbiere di Siviglia, Gioachino Rossini produced a sequence of large-scale serious French operas after his move to Paris in which overwhelmed. The Paperback of the Rossini in Restoration Paris: The Sound of Modern Life by Benjamin Walton at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Publisher Synopsis Review of the hardback: 'Rossini in Restoration Paris is an excellent essay in historical and stylistic defamiliarzation, with contemporary evidence, solid musical analysis, insightful observations and an evocative writing style blending to create a Restoration . 'Rossini in Restoration Paris is an excellent essay in historical and stylistic defamiliarzation, with contemporary evidence, solid musical analysis, insightful observations and an evocative writing style blending to create a Restoration resplendent in its contradictions.'.

Review of the hardback: 'Rossini in Restoration Paris is an excellent essay in historical and stylistic defamiliarzation, with contemporary evidence, solid musical analysis, insightful observations. ROSSINI IN RESTORATION PARIS When Gioachino Rossini moved to Paris in , he was the most celebrated washesofamous,andhowdidhismusicalstyle resonatewithitstimesowell?Inthisground-breakingstudy,BenjaminWalton argues that the operas Rossini produced and adapted for Paris overwhelmed. Review of the hardback: 'Rossini in Restoration Paris is an excellent essay in historical and stylistic defamiliarzation, with contemporary evidence, solid musical analysis, insightful observations Nineteenth-Century Music Review Read more. The result is not only an important reappraisal of Rossini as a composer who readily and effectively responded to the needs of the time, but a portrait of Paris that suggests that, despite the longueurs of life in the city, it was a site for vigorous and highly contentious intellectual and artistic discourse.

0 Rossini in Restoration Paris: The Sound of Modern Life By Benjamin Walton Cambridge University Press, pp. $95 T his new volume in the "Cambridge Studies in Opera" series looks at. Full Restoration – We often work on old gothic bibles, plat maps or other ornate books. The pages are brought back together and the cover reassembled and refinished where necessary while keeping as much of the original book’s structure in place. Trimming is available if you would like the old pages trimmed slightly to remove old dirt and.   That Rossini retired in , while still at the height of his fame, has only substantiated the myth of him as the avatar of the European Restoration, one whose works faded from the repertory as they encountered the cold air of modernity ushered in by the : Simon Williams. During the Restoration of the Bourbon monarchy (–) that followed the downfall of Napoleon, Paris was ruled by a royal government which tried to reverse many of the changes made to the city during the French city grew in population from , in to , in During the period Parisians saw the first public transport system, the first gas street lights, and.