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The Performing Arts department holds books and journals on opera and operetta as well as librettos from the Opera, the Opéra-Comique, the Répertoire du Théâtre-Italien and the Théâtre de la Foire.The department also holds a large number of graphic materials, drawings, engravings, mock-ups of sets and costumes, and stage costumes. Collections also include books of press cuttings on composers, French and foreign lyrical singers, performances (including in particular a set of documents on performances by Wagner), and festivals. The department also holds programs from the main Parisian and provincial opera houses.
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