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Author Fauser, Annegret.

Title Musical encounters at the 1889 Paris World's Fair / Annegret Fauser.

Imprint Rochester : University of Rochester Press, 2005.

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 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML270.4 .F38 2005    Available  ---
Description xviii, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Eastman studies in music, 1071-9989 ; v. 32
Eastman studies in music ; v. 32.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [353]-374) and index.
Contents Introduction : the soundscape of the 1889 Exposition universelle -- Exhibiting music at the Exposition universelle -- Musique franc̜aise -- Archaeologies : early music at the Exposition -- The sounds of the globe : national concerts at the Trocadéro -- Opera, ballet, and the politics of French identity -- Massenet's Esclarmonde : a French answer to Wagner -- The retrospective of revolutionary opéras comiques -- A ballet for the nation's premier stage : Ambroise Thomas's La tempête -- The Republic's muse : Augusta Holmès's Ode triomphale -- Commemorations, ceremonies, and the Exposition Universelle -- A revolutionary spectacle in the Palais de l'Industrie -- Gossec the revolutionary -- Singing the Republic -- The Republic's muse -- French encounters with the Far East -- Musical exoticism and the listening imagination -- Music and race in French nineteenth-century musicography -- The location of exotic music at the 1889 Exposition Universelle -- The kampong javanais -- The Théâtre Annamite -- Once again : Debussy and the gamelan (with a Vietnamese variation) -- Belly dancers, gypsies, and French peasants -- Orientalism, Oriental dancers, and Arab music -- Coloring Black musicians at the Exposition Universelle -- Picturesque music of the people : Europe at the fair -- The marvels of technology -- Listening to music without a source : opera through the telephone -- Le roi Edison, or the triumph of the phonograph.
Subject Music -- France -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- France.
Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France)
ISBN 1580461859 (hardcover : alk. paper)