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CraftLit - Serialized Classic Literature for Busy Book Lovers


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Jan 20, 2017

439: Mellow Drama - chapter 53

Book Talk • 8:51

Salle Le Peletier during a performance of 'Robert le diable' - Fontaine 2004 p74.jpg
By Anonymous print - User scan of Fontaine, Gérard (2004). Charles Garnier's Opéra: Architecture and Interior Decor, translated by Charles Penwarden. Paris: Éditions Patrimoine. ISBN 9782858228010. Original: Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra, Public Domain, Link

  • Degas (damning?) take on the crowd “watching” the Ballet of the Nuns (or the daemons… I never was clear on this bit:

Robert-le-diable.jpg
By Edgar Degas - http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O17815/oil-painting-the-ballet-scene-from-meyerbeers/, Public Domain, Link

Trio act5 Robert le Diable by Meyerbeer - second painting by Lépaulle 1835 - Letellier 2012.jpg
By François-Gabriel Lépaulle - Scan from the original work: Letellier, Robert Ignatius (2012). Meyerbeer's Robert le Diable: The Premier Opéra Romantique. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN 9781443841917., Public Domain, Link