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19th-Century Music (2015) 39 (1): 3–34.
Published: 01 July 2015
...J. P. E. Harper-Scott Berlioz's final opera, Béatrice et Bénédict (1860–62) has generally been considered a light-hearted work, revelling in the simple joys of love. Yet his final development of the theme of love, which had preoccupied him at least since the Symphonie fantastique (1830), makes this...
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19th-Century Music (2009) 33 (1): 25–61.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Katherine Kolb This article analyzes the writings of Berlioz on Wagner and, to a lesser extent, of Wagner on Berlioz, emphasizing the covert innuendoes of their verbal sparring during the period surrounding the Tannhääuser debacle at the Paris Opééra (1860) and Berlioz's tribulations with Les...
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19th-Century Music (2010) 34 (2): 168–185.
Published: 01 November 2010
... artistic movement, Berlioz's most famous work, Symphonie fantastique , emerges as a musical manifestation of fantastic techniques, and Berlioz himself as an important contributor to the Fantastic culture that swept nineteenth-century France. Using Tzvetan Todorov's narrative theory, I identify two...
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19th-Century Music (2009) 33 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Inge Van Rij Relatively early in the composition of Les Troyens Berlioz declared his intention to include a " pas d'alméées with the music and dancing exactly like the Bayadèères' ballet which I saw here sixteen or seventeen years ago." Despite Berlioz's claim that he had "gone into it" and "there...
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19th-Century Music (2001) 25 (2-3): 337–346.
Published: 01 November 2001
...D. Kern Holoman Central to a critique of Berlioz, lately, is the majestic biography by David Cairns, Berlioz: The Making of an Artist and Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness . A four-year commemoration of the Berlioz bicentenary, "Berlioz 2003," has been organized by the Orchestre de Paris, the...
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19th-Century Music (2006) 29 (3): 211–239.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Francesca Brittan Both the literary program of Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique and his personal letters dating from the year of the work's composition are suffused with the rhetoric of illness, detailing a maladie morale characterized by melancholy, nervous "exultation," black presentiments, and a...
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19th-Century Music (1995) 18 (3): 211–235.
Published: 01 April 1995
... Theory and Music Conference at the Eastman School of Music 1993 2 "Voilá un effet musical!", Berlioz exclaims in a parallel passage later in A travers chants (p. 116) Voilá un effet musical 116 Travers chants 3 A travers chants, p. 116, originally in Journal des Debats, 6 February 1853...
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19th-Century Music (1992) 16 (2): 104.
Published: 01 October 1992
...DKH Copyright 1992 The Regents of the University of California 19TH CENTURY MUSIC Bulletin: The Berlioz Messe solennelle Recovered As this issue went to press it was announced that the autograph manuscript of Berlioz's first major work, the Messe solennelle of 1824 (no. 20A in the Holoman...
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19th-Century Music (1985) 8 (3): 226–230.
Published: 01 April 1985
...R. Allen Lott Copyright 1985 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Cecil Hopkin- son, A Bibliography of the Musical and Literary Works of Hector Berlioz, 1803-1869, 2nd edn., ed. Richard Macnutt [Tunbridge Wells, 19801], p. 81. Hopkinson 2 81 A Bibliography of...
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19th-Century Music (1984) 7 (3): 282–317.
Published: 03 April 1984
...D. Kern Holoman Copyright 1984 The Regents of the University of California Notes 1 Adolphe Boschot, Un Romantique sous Louis-Philippe: Hector Berlioz 1831-1842 [L'Histoire d'un romantique II] (Paris, 1980), pp. 46n, 86-96 Boschot 46 Un Romantique sous Louis-Philippe: Hector...
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19th-Century Music (1980) 4 (2): 134–146.
Published: 01 October 1980
..., which the Viscount wrote to Rodolphe Kreutzer 1826 Berlioz be performed at a forthcoming Concert spirituel Concert spirituel Le Triomphe de la Croix Le Triomphe de la Croix La Revolution grecque La Revolution grecque Adolphe Boschot, Un Roman- tique sous Louis-Philippe (Paris, 1908), p. 641...
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19th-Century Music (1979) 3 (1): 32–41.
Published: 01 July 1979
...James Haar Copyright 1979 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Hoffmann's stories appeared in French translation from 1828, printed in, among other places, the Revue et Gazette musicale, a periodical to which Berlioz contributed regu- larly; for example, vol. 3, no...
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19th-Century Music (1977) 1 (1): 71–84.
Published: 01 July 1977
...Ralph P. Locke Copyright 1977 The Regents of the University of California Oeuvres littéraires. Correspondance générale II (1832-1842) Berlioz Hector Robert Frédéric Reviews New Letters of Berlioz RALPH P. LOCKE Hector Berlioz. Oeuvres litteraires. Correspondance generale II...
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19th-Century Music (2017) 41 (2): 121–150.
Published: 01 November 2017
... indispensable for capturing fugitive musical thoughts and acts: music stenography aided Hector Berlioz, for example, in the composition of his Requiem. For others, including Rossini, Fétis, and contributors to the Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung, the claims and merits of stenography were a source of controversy...
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19th-Century Music (2000) 24 (1): 21–61.
Published: 01 July 2000
...Vera Micznik Copyright 2000 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Julian Rushton, Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette (Cam- bridge, 1994), pp. 70-79 Rushton 70 Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette 1994 Thomas S. Grey, in his Richard Wagner and the Aesthetics of Musical Form...
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19th-Century Music (2015) 39 (2): 142–166.
Published: 01 November 2015
... communicate across distance. Works by Berlioz and Georges Kastner reveal how the telegraph fed into conceptions of musical transcendence via Spiritualists and the Aeolian harp. The attendant emphasis on mind over body was extended through the employment by conductors of telegraph technology to control...
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19th-Century Music (1993) 16 (3): 267–285.
Published: 01 April 1993
...Hugh MacDonald Copyright 1993 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Berlioz's Memoires (Paris, 1870) Berlioz Memoires 1870 David Cairns (New York, 1975) 2 Berlioz, Werke, ed. Malherbe and Weingartner, vol. VII (Leipzig, 1902) Berlioz VII Werke...
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19th-Century Music (1980) 4 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 July 1980
...Edward T. Cone Copyright 1980 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Philips 6500 024-5 2 The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz, trans. David Cairns (Lon- don, 1969), pp. 478-79. 478 The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz 1969 3 "Inside the Saint's Head: The Music of...
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19th-Century Music (1977) 1 (2): 137–141.
Published: 01 November 1977
...Kent W. Werth Copyright 1977 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Paris, Archives Nationales, <latex>$F^21$</latex> 1048, dossier 2. Translation mine. 2 Hector Berlioz, La Damnation de Faust, (Paris: Librarie de J. Labitte, n. d.). Berlioz La...
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19th-Century Music (2020) 43 (3): 194–208.
Published: 01 March 2020
... mimics the orchestration of the Witches Sabbath movement in Hector Berlioz s Symphonie fantastique. The allusion is apt, given that Berlioz s piece with its famous idée fixe is a musical portrait of obsession, or mono- mania, as the nineteenth century called it,58 while the Dance of the Seven Veils is...