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Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique, Charlton, David

Author Name    Charlton, David

Title   Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Publisher    Cambridge University Press 1986

ISBN Number    052125129X / 9780521251297

Seller ID   11975

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

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