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Keywords: Berlioz
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19th-Century Music (2020) 44 (2): 80–99.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Joanne Cormac In 1853 a writer for the London-based periodical Fraser's Magazine remarked that Berlioz's “heroic temperament” could be “read legibly in the noble style of his compositions. His own life forms to these works the most interesting accompaniment and commentary.” The linking of life...
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19th-Century Music (2015) 39 (2): 142–166.
Published: 01 November 2015
...” to 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 (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...
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19th-Century Music (2010) 34 (2): 168–185.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of this 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): 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 Tannhäuser debacle at the Paris Opéra (1860) and Berlioz's tribulations with Les Troyens...
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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'almées with the music and dancing exactly like the Bayadères' ballet which I saw here sixteen or seventeen years ago." Despite Berlioz's claim that he had "gone...