Music and Fantasy in the Age of Berlioz

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Music and Fantasy in the Age of Berlioz
Author : Francesca Brittan
File Size : 45,6 Mb
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Language : English
Release Date : 14 September 2017
ISBN : 9781107136328
Pages : 377 pages
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Music and Fantasy in the Age of Berlioz by Francesca Brittan Book PDF Summary

An exploration of fantastic soundworlds in nineteenth-century France, providing a fresh aesthetic and compositional context for Berlioz and others.

Music and Fantasy in the Age of Berlioz

An exploration of fantastic soundworlds in nineteenth-century France, providing a fresh aesthetic and compositional context for Berlioz and others.

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