The Life of Berlioz
By (author) Peter Bloom
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Life of Berlioz by Peter Bloom
Book DescriptionThe 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. The author of the Symphonie fantastique was indeed possessed of a fertile and fantastical imagination; but the common image of Berlioz as a misunderstood and mistreated genius obscures both the solidity of his work as a musical architect and the reality of his position as one sometimes favored by those in power. Berlioz is the quintessential romantic composer by dint of the conspicuous intermingling of art and life that marks his musical and literary output. Studying this away from the subjective sentimentality that can still mar studies of the composer in France, serves only to enhance the uncommon radiance of his music and uncommon esprit of his art.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521485487
(216mm x 138mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 19-Nov-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Bloom
Berlioz Studies, Paperback (November 2006)
This book contains essays by leading Berlioz scholars on various aspects of the great musician's life and work.
Cambridge Companion to Berlioz, Paperback (August 2000)
Provides a comprehensive view of Berlioz the man, the composer, the critic and the writer.
Life of Berlioz, Hardback (November 1998)» View all books by Peter Bloom
Tells the story of Berlioz, the greatest French composer of the nineteenth century.
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