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Paris--a musical gazetteer

Paris--a musical gazetteer

Author: Nigel Simeone
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
This guidebook explores the historic musical landmarks in Paris. It features biographical portraits of major composers, and all their known Paris addresses and favorite meeting places, with the nearest metro stops, locations of monuments and graves of composers, information on churches, theaters, concert venues, and important musical institutions, listings of libraries, museums, and galleries holding materials  Read more...

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Genre/Form: directories
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Simeone
ISBN: 0300080530 9780300080537 0300080549 9780300080544
OCLC Number: 42680614
Description: ix, 299 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Four Musical Walks --
Ten Parisian Musical Landmarks --
Four Centuries of Music in Paris: A Brief Outline --
1. Musicians --
2. Churches --
3. Theatres and Concert Halls --
4. Institutions and Orchestras --
5. Some Parisian Music Publishers and Instrument Makers --
6. Museums and Libraries --
7. Graves and Monuments --
8. Musical Street Names in Paris --
Index of Locations by Arrondissement --
Paris Streets Listed in the Gazetteer.
Responsibility: Nigel Simeone.


This guidebook is aimed at all travellers interested in exploring the historical musical sights of Paris - in person or from an armchair. It features biographical portraits of such lumineries as  Read more...


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