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  • Gordon A. Anderson,
  • Thomas B. Payne,
  • Daniel Heartz,
  • Richard Freedman,
  • James R. Anthony,
  • John Eby,
  • Elisabeth Cook,
  • Beverly Wilcox,
  • Paul F. Rice,
  • David Charlton,
  • John Trevitt,
  • Guy Gosselin
  •  and Jann Pasler


Capital city of France. It is situated on the River Seine, downstream from its junction with the River Marne. The city proper has a population of approximately 2.2 million, with approximately 10 million in the greater Paris area.

A General. B To 1600: (i) Sacred (ii) Secular. C 1600–1789: (i) Stage (ii) Sacred (iii) Other. D 1789–1870. E After 1870....

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Early Music
Sammelbände der Internationalen Musik-Gesellschaft
Bulletin français de la S.I.M. [also Mercure musical and other titles]
C. Burney: The Present State of Music in France and Italy (London, 1771, 2/1773)
Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart
Berlin, Stadtbibliothek, Musikbibliothek [in D-Bz]
Die Musikforschung
J.R. Anthony: French Baroque Music from Beaujoyeulx to Rameau (London, 1973, 3/1997)
M. Brenet: Les musiciens de la Sainte-Chapelle du Palais (Paris, 1910/R)
H. Berlioz: Mémoires (Paris, 1870; ed. and trans. D. Cairns, 1969, 2/1970); ed. P. Citron (Paris, 1969, 2/1991)
Revue belge de musicologie
Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
B.S. Brook: La symphonie française dans la seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle (Paris, 1962)
Enciclopedia dello spettacolo
Montpellier, Bibliothèque Inter-Universitaire, Section Médecine
Recherches sur la musique française classique
Paris, Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France
Current Musicology
Journal of Musicology
Musical Quarterly
C. Pierre: Histoire du Concert spirituel 1725-1790 (Paris, 1975)
Revue de musicologie
Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftensammlung
Ivrea, Cattedrale, Biblioteca Capitolare
Acta musicologica
Galpin Society Journal
Journal of the American Musicological Society
Journal of the Royal Musical Association
M. Benoit: Musiques de cour: chapelle, chambre, écurie, 1661-1733 (Paris, 1971)
Music & Letters
Early Music History
L.E.S.J. de Laborde: Musiciens de Paris, 1535-1792
Versailles, Bibliothèque
International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music
Revue musicale
Annales musicologiques
Musical Times
M. Brenet: Les concerts en France sous l'ancien régime (Paris, 1900/R)