Langham Smith, Richard & Potter, Caroline: French Music Since Berlioz (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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French Music Since Berlioz (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Publisher: Ashgate

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Contents: Preface; French music since Berlioz: issues and debates, Déirdre Donnellon; 19th-century spectacle, Tom Cooper; 19th-century orchestral and chamber music, Timothy Jones; Music in the French salon, James Ross; French operatic spectacle in the 20th century, Richard Langham Smith; Church and organ music, Nigel Simeone; Modernization: from Chabrier and Fauré to Debussy and Ravel, Roy Howat; Satie & Les Six, Robert Orledge; 'Dancing on the edge of the volcano': French music in the 1930s, Deborah Mawer; French music and the Second World War, Caroline Potter; Pierre Boulez and the foundation of IRCAM, Peter O'Hagan; French musical style and the post-war generation, Caroline Potter; Index.