David Charlton & Mark Ledbury: Michel-Jean Sedaine 1719–1797 (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9781840146776

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Subtitle: Theatre, Opera & Art

Department: Music Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction: Researching Sedaine, Mark Ledbury, David Charlton; Part I: genre and representation: Sedaine and the question of genre, Mark Ledbury; Les philosophes and le savoir: words, gestures and other signs in the era of Sedaine, Sophia Rosenfeld; The representation of the female in the dramas of Sedaine, John Dunkley; Part II: transformations: Aline, reine de Golconde: une bergère d’opéra-comique à l’Académie Royale de Musique, Manuel Couvreur; Quatre rois à la chasse: Dodsley, Collé, Sedaine, Goldoni, Michel Noiray; ‘Risquer un genre nouveau en musique’: l’opéra-comique de Sedaine et Monsigny, Raphaëlle Legrand; Part III: the public image: Sedaine et les images, Martine de Rougemont; Un jugement de François Benoît Hoffman sur Sedaine en 1812, Patrick Taïeb; Sedaine’s prefaces: pretexts for a new musical drama, David Charlton; Part IV: Sources: An iconography of Sedaine and his works, Mark Ledbury; A Sedaine bibliography, David Charlton, Mark Ledbury; Index.