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Author Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.

Title Camille Saint-Saëns on music and musicians / edited and translated by Roger Nichols
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 187 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Art for art's sake -- Harmony and melody -- The Birmingham Festivals -- Musical eccentricities -- Hélène -- On not writing a preface -- Musical trends -- In defence of Opéra-comique -- The old Conservatoire -- The organ -- Meyerbeer -- Rossini -- Berlioz I -- Berlioz II -- Liszt I -- Liszt II -- Wagner : Bayreuth 1876 -- The Wagnerian illusion -- Gounod -- Offenbach I -- Offenbach II -- Memories of childhood -- Bizet -- Massenet -- Pauline Viardot -- Four poems to friends
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Subject Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.
Composers -- France -- Biography.
Music -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Nichols, Roger.
ISBN 0195320166
0199717753 (electronic bk.)
9780195320169
9780199717750 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Literary works. Selections. English