This lecture explores the way in which a playhouse was managed in eighteenth-century France, especially the strategies developed to break down the commercialization of Parisian performances by the ‘Théâtres de boulevard’.
When a composer sits down with a blank sheet of paper, or a blank computer screen, what is the process that leads to a completed piece of music? Further, how does that completed work become a performance?
Your personality is what makes you an individual, but what is it? How unique are you? Is your personality determined by your genes or by your environment? Is the structure of human personality the same across the World? Have humans always had the same personalities?