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You can use this site to access a wide array of informational resources relating to France’s musical heritage of the 19th century. You’ll find articles on people, works and topics authored by musicologists and historians collaborating with Palazzetto Bru Zane.

In the spotlight

On that day 23 May

DRANEM

Persons

DRANEM

Charles-Armand Ménard, dit Dranem.Chanteur et comédien de music-hall.

VUILLERMOZ Émile

Persons

Émile VUILLERMOZ

Compositeur, organiste et critique musical français.

MOSCHELES Ignaz

Persons

Ignaz MOSCHELES

Compositeur, pianiste, chef d'orchestre et pédagogue tchèque.

BOUFFAR Zulma

Persons

Zulma BOUFFAR

Chanteuse et directrice de théâtre (Ambigu-Comique, 1891-1892).

SULBAC

Persons

SULBAC

Chanteur de café-concert.

Focus

Romantic Harp

In early nineteenth-century France, the harp was a very modern instrument, replacing the “baroque” harpsichord and competing with the pianoforte in a quest for “classical” expression.

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