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Nice

André Peyrègne

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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City in the south of France. At the crossroads of French and Italian cultures, Nice has belonged successively to Provence, Savoy (1388), France (1705), Austro-Sardinia (1706), France (1793), Piedmont (1814) and finally France (1860).

In the 18th century, the city's musical life revolved around the Teatro Maccarani and the Baroque churches, several of which still contain organs made by the Grinda brothers, renowned local organ builders. In the 19th century Nice became famous for its

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