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