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19th-Century Music (2017) 41 (1): 3–30.
Published: 01 July 2017
... worked on Schlesinger s piano-vocal scores and other arrangements for both works between 1840 and 1842, and wrote nothing short of a eulogy for La reine de Chypre in Bericht über eine neue Pariser Oper (La reine de Chypre von Halévy Abend-Zeitung [Dresden], 26 and 29 Janu- ary 1842. 37Guilliaume (1825...
19th-Century Music (2014) 37 (3): 188–210.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Flora Willson When Don Carlos premiered at the Paris Opéra in March 1867, there was considerable excitement among critics about the prospect of a new work from one of Europe's most famous and popular living composers. In the event, the opera's reception was riddled with inconsistencies and...
19th-Century Music (2012) 36 (2): 101–121.
Published: 01 November 2012
... sopranos in midcentury Paris. In exploring relationships between dance, femininity, and singing, this article situates coloratura dance arias in the Paris of Napoléon III's Second Empire, a city sometimes condemned for its decadent materialism or dismissed because of its political impotence, in spite of...
19th-Century Music (2010) 33 (3): 232–246.
Published: 01 March 2010
...William Gibbons The 1861 productions of Wagner's Tannhääuser and Gluck's Alceste at the Paris Opééra led to a major turning point in reception of both composers in France. After Tannhääuser 's spectacular failure in March of that year, the management of the Opééra decided to mount Alceste , a move...