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19th-Century Music (2010) 33 (3): 195–231.
Published: 01 March 2010
... alongside ballet. A longer-term strategy, and one so far entirely ignored in modern scholarship, was the development of a new type of stage music specifically to accompany ballet: petit opééra . Emerging from two closely related works at the same time as the birth of grand opééra , Rossini's Le Comte Ory...