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Raguenet, François, 1660?-1722.
Comparison between the French and Italian musick and opera's.
London : Printed for W. Lewis, and sold by J. Morphew, 1709
|All Authors / Contributors:||
François Raguenet; John Ernest Galliard
|Notes:||The original French edition, Paris, 1702, has title: Paralele des Italiens et des François en ce qui regarde la musique et les opera.
"Sir John Hawkins conjectured, from internal evidence, that Galliard made the translation of the Abbé Raguenet's Parallele, published in 1709 ... and was the author of A critical discourse upon operas in England ... printed at the end of the translation; whilst Dr. Burney ... was of a contrary opinion".-Grove.
|Description:||, 86 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Responsibility:||translated from the French ; with some remarks. To which is added A critical discourse upon opera's in England, and a means proposed for their improvement.|