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The life of Berlioz

by Peter Bloom

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869,
    • Composers -- France -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-203) and index.

      StatementPeter Bloom.
      SeriesMusical lives
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML410.B5 B58 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL344098M
      ISBN 100521480914, 0521485487
      LC Control Number98003050

      In in honor of 10th anniversary of July Revolution, Berlioz created a Grande symphonie funèbre et triomphale. During s Berlioz did several musical concerts tours to Prague, Vienna, Brussels and London. His dedication to music began affecting his personal life as . Hector Berlioz was a well-known French composer, remembered for his contribution to the development of Romanticism. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life.

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The life of Berlioz by Peter Bloom Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is an informal and anecdotal look into many of the areas of Berlioz's life that have only recently been uncovered. Bloom returned to primary sources for much of his material. While entertaining, this book deals with many of the major issues in Berlioz's personal and political by: Hector Berlioz, as he was known, was entranced with music as a child.

He learned to play the flute and guitar, and became a self-taught composer. Heeding his physician father's wishes, Berlioz Born:   This book contains nine essays by leading Berlioz scholars on various aspects of the great nineteenth-century musician's life and work.

Among the pieces The life of Berlioz book closely are Romeo et Juliette, La Damnation de Faust and Les Nuits d' 'et'e. An essay Brand: Cambridge University Press. Hector Berlioz, in full Louis-Hector Berlioz, (born DecemLa Côte-Saint-André, France—died March 8,Paris), French composer, critic, and conductor of the The life of Berlioz book period, known largely for his Symphonie fantastique (), the choral symphony Roméo et Juliette (), and the dramatic piece La Damnation de Faust ().

His last years were marked by fame abroad and. The result is an engaging collection of Berlioz's lively prose, presented with scholarly rigor and rendered in accessible, graceful English.

Scholars, lovers of Berlioz's music, history enthusiasts, and Francophiles will delight in this compelling introduction to one of the richest periods of French culture.

Berlioz compiled and wrote this book in the s and s before his final decline and death. Some of it he wrote fresh, but the bulk of it is assembled from memoirs and letters he wrote earlier in his life.

Berlioz is not a composer I am overly familiar with, but I got this book for 50 cents at a tag sale, which I figured was a good deal/5. Get this from a library. The life of Berlioz. [Peter Bloom] -- Berlioz is the quintessential romantic composer by dint of the conspicuous intermingling of art and life that marks his musical and literary output.

This Life of Berlioz situates the celebrated. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t0vq81s4g Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Hector Berlioz (born La Côte-St-André, Isère, 11 December ; died Paris, 8 March ) was a French was one of the greatest composers of the 19th music is typical of the Romantic period: full of passion and often based on ideas outside music.

He was not particularly good at playing any instrument, but he was brilliant at writing for the orchestra. French composer Hector Berlioz died years ago.

He has been a lifelong favorite of the British author David Cairns, who wrote Berlioz's biography and edited and translated his memoirs. The Life of Berlioz situates the celebrated French musician in the vibrant and highly politicized musical culture of the periods of the Bourbon Restoration, July Monarchy, Second Republic, and Second Empire in which he lived and worked as composer, conductor, concert manager, and writer/5(5).

For all lovers of Berlioz, a splendid book from the leading experts on his life and music: detailed analysis of the music, large scraps of small histories, and an essay from Jacques Barzun on the possibility of the meaning of music. Symphonie fantastique: Épisode de la vie d'un artiste en cinq parties (Fantastical Symphony: Episode in the Life of an Artist in Five Sections) Op.

14, is a program symphony written by the French composer Hector Berlioz in It is an important piece of the early Romantic period. The first performance was at the Paris Conservatoire on 5 December Opus: Op.

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Tags: Hector Berlioz From Death into Life / twenty years of my min. Get Next!. Despite the excellent intentions of the President of the French Republic, Berlioz’s remains were not removed to the Panthéon, and despite the composer’s own excoriation of the genre, theFestival Berliozat La Côte-Saint-André continued to playarrangements, but as Berlioz’s two-hundredth birthday is succeeded by others less round in number, we continue to savor many fine performances.

Composer, Conductor, Critic. One of music's great innovators and the outstanding French composer of his era. He was the quintessential Romantic in both his art and his turbulent life. Louis-Hector Berlioz was born in La Côte-Saint-André, France, the son of a physician.

As a Burial: Cimetiere de Montmartre, Paris, City of Paris. Hector Berlioz seems too amazing to be true: I knew he was a superb music composer but I applaud him even more as an enchanting story teller.

I should have guessed that the man who came up with the Symphonie Fantastique (a symphony with a story plot) could recount the extraordinary events of his life with such vivacity and good by: Like his massive compositions, Berlioz () was colorful, eloquent, larger than life.

His book is both an account of his important place in the rise of the Romantic movement and a personal testament. He tells the story of his liaison with Harriet Smithson, and his even more passionate affairs of the mind with Shakespeare, Scott, and Byron.

The book continues charting Berlioz’s life and the creation of his major works through illustrations and short accessible texts, such as: “Did you know that Hector Berlioz’s father wanted his son to become a doctor, like himself?

That music made its mark on Berlioz from the day of his first communion?”.Louis-Hector Berlioz Biography, Life, Interesting Facts Rundown. Louis-Hector Berlioz was born on December 11th, He was a celebrated figure for his romantic compositions.

Some of the compositions that earned him high acclaim were Grande messe des morts and Symphonie also made immense contributions in the field of the orchestra with Treatise on .Introduction. This page aims to provide a chronological outline of the main events in Berlioz’s career, with a listing of his major musical and literary works, and mention of the people who played an important part in his life; the page is not meant to be a full biography of Berlioz.