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Price: Sek. 90 (2CD) In the second half of the nineteenth century, and particularly after the unification of Italy, the drawing-room romance enjoyed a real publishing boom in Italy, coinciding with the strong economic expansion of the young Italian nation, and with the timid rise of a relatively well-to-do middle class which counted the possession of a piano among its status symbols. The same period also saw the birth of a wholly new professional figure, the composer specialised in drawing-room romances. In some instances this was an operatic composer who had retired from the theatre, but often it was a musician who chose not to tackle opera at all.       Dynamic on sale

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