Society, Culture And Opera in Florence, 1814-1830 Dilettantes in an "Earthly Paradise" by Aubrey S. Garlington

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Opera,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social history,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Italy,
  • Florence,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Westmorland, John Fane,,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • France,
  • Genres & Styles - Opera,
  • Earl of,,
  • 1784-1859,
  • 19th century

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7990473M
ISBN 100754634515
ISBN 109780754634515

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