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Adolphe Adam was a Romantic composer of opera, ballet and some religious music though the latter does not approach the quality of the former. His dominant and favorite area of production was the genre of the ballet. This is most certainly related to his decision at an early age to compose theatre music because of the influence of Herold. Adam was not the sort who frequented museums or appreciated natural phenomena but was more inclined, at home and abroad, to listen to The Opera... Read more

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