The Revolution Will Be Heard

Reviving the long-lost salon music of the French Revolution

The author, at left, with soprano Héloise Bernard and harpsichordist Julian Perkins to record salon music for the exhibition “Revolution à la Mode.”
Giovanni Battista Viotti, circa 1827–1830, by Antoine Maurin. Collection of the Bibliothèque nationale de France.
Magasin des Modes Nouvelles, Troisième Année, Vingtième Cahier, 30 Mai 1788, 30, 1788, Text with engraving; The Minnich Collection The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund, 1966, P.15,303-P.15,305
The author, on violin, recording salon music for “Revolution à la Mode” with harpsichordist Julian Perkins and soprano Héloise Bernard.

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