'Minuet-scenes' in early opéra-comique. / Charlton, David.

Timbre und Vaudeville: Zur Geschichte und Problematik einer populären Gattung im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert.. ed. / Herbert Schneider. Hildesheim etc. : Georg Olms Verlag , 1999. p. 256-291 (Musikwissenschaftliche Publikationen; Vol. 11).

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'Minuet-scenes' in early opéra-comique. / Charlton, David.

Timbre und Vaudeville: Zur Geschichte und Problematik einer populären Gattung im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert.. ed. / Herbert Schneider. Hildesheim etc. : Georg Olms Verlag , 1999. p. 256-291 (Musikwissenschaftliche Publikationen; Vol. 11).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Charlton, D 1999, 'Minuet-scenes' in early opéra-comique. in H Schneider (ed.), Timbre und Vaudeville: Zur Geschichte und Problematik einer populären Gattung im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert.. Musikwissenschaftliche Publikationen, vol. 11, Georg Olms Verlag , Hildesheim etc., pp. 256-291.

APA

Charlton, D. (1999). 'Minuet-scenes' in early opéra-comique. In H. Schneider (Ed.), Timbre und Vaudeville: Zur Geschichte und Problematik einer populären Gattung im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert. (pp. 256-291). (Musikwissenschaftliche Publikationen; Vol. 11). Georg Olms Verlag .

Vancouver

Charlton D. 'Minuet-scenes' in early opéra-comique. In Schneider H, editor, Timbre und Vaudeville: Zur Geschichte und Problematik einer populären Gattung im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert.. Hildesheim etc.: Georg Olms Verlag . 1999. p. 256-291. (Musikwissenschaftliche Publikationen).

Author

Charlton, David. / 'Minuet-scenes' in early opéra-comique. Timbre und Vaudeville: Zur Geschichte und Problematik einer populären Gattung im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert.. editor / Herbert Schneider. Hildesheim etc. : Georg Olms Verlag , 1999. pp. 256-291 (Musikwissenschaftliche Publikationen).

BibTeX

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