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Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique

By: Charlton, David

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 11975

ISBN: 052125129X

Condition: 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. View more info