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Building the operatic museum : eighteenth-century opera in fin-de-siècle Paris

Focusing on the operas of Mozart, Gluck, and Rameau, this book examines the role that eighteenth-century works played in the opera houses of Paris around the turn of the twentieth century. These works became central exhibits in what William Gibbons calls the Operatic Museum-a simultaneously physical and conceptual space in which great masterworks from the past could entertain audiences while educating them in their own history and national identity. 'Building the Operatic Museum' explores how this seemingly simple idea represented a fundamental shift in how French audiences, critics, and compo.

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  • "Focusing on the operas of Mozart, Gluck, and Rameau, this book examines the role that eighteenth-century works played in the opera houses of Paris around the turn of the twentieth century. These works became central exhibits in what William Gibbons calls the Operatic Museum-a simultaneously physical and conceptual space in which great masterworks from the past could entertain audiences while educating them in their own history and national identity. 'Building the Operatic Museum' explores how this seemingly simple idea represented a fundamental shift in how French audiences, critics, and compo."@en

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  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc"
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  • "Building the operatic museum eighteenth-century opera in fin-de-siècle Paris"
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  • "Building the Operatic Museum Eighteenth-Century Opera in Fin-de-Siècle Paris"@en