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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 12 July

Persons

Paul COLLIN

Librettiste.

Persons

Max JACOB

Poète, romancier, essayiste, librettiste, peintre et traducteur.

Persons

Maurice RADIGUET

Illustrateur et caricaturiste. Signe "MR". 

Persons

Madeleine DEDIEU-PÉTERS

Madeleine-Gabrielle-Andrée Dedieu, dite Dedieu-Péters. Née à Courbevoie et morte à Paris. Compositrice.

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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