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Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique, Charlton, David
1 Charlton, David Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique
Cambridge University Press 1986 052125129X / 9780521251297 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
383pp, frontis, 9 plates, music examples. This is the first book in English on Grétry who composed some thirty-four opéras-comiques, twenty-four of these are given a chapter each, with plot summary, critical discussion, summary of different versions and history of performance in Paris. The biographical chapters incorporate original material from his Memoires, not previously translated. A comprehensive survey of opéra-comique between 1768 and 1791. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association: Volume 99, 1972/1973, Olleson, Edward
2 Olleson, Edward Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association: Volume 99, 1972/1973
Paperback Very Good 
142pp, music examples. Contents includes: The Gemshorn: a Reconstruction; St Cecilia and Music; The Unknown Vaughan Williams; The Two Traviatas; The French Operatic Overture from Gretry to Berlioz; Ralph Vaughan Williams and his Choice of Words for Music; The Concertos of Johann Adolf Hasse; Tradition and Experiment in the Devotional Music of George Jeffreys. 
Price: 10.00 GBP

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