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Surgery, note by note: Marin Marais’ Tableau de l’Opération de la Taille

James L. Franklin Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, United States (Summer 2012) Figure 1. Marin Marais, 1704 André Bouys How has medicine been depicted in music? Examples from the operatic stage come to mind: tuberculosis in Verdi’s La Traviata and Puccini’s La Bohème; madness or delirium in the mad scene in Donizetti’s Lucia Da Lammermoor and […]