Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Berlioz Studies by Peter Bloom

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 studied closely are Romeo et Juliette, La Damnation de Faust and Les Nuits d' ete. An essay on newly discovered documents gives us a revealing portrait of the artist as a young man; another essay which examines little studied manuscripts shows us how precisely Berlioz arranged Gluck's celebrated opera Orphee. The practical question of Berlioz's metronome marks are studied thoroughly for the first time, and the volume closes with a novel piece in dialogue form by the elder statesman of Berlioz scholars, Jacques Barzun, who treats with exceptional grace the profound issues raised by Berlioz the man and the musician.

Buy Berlioz Studies by Peter Bloom from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521412865
ISBN-10: 0521412862
Format: Hardback
(247mm x 174mm x 21mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 10-Sep-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Berlioz Studies by Peter Bloom

Book Reviews - Berlioz Studies by Peter Bloom

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Berlioz Studies book by Peter Bloom and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Peter Bloom

Ethics of Neoliberalism by Peter Bloom
Hardback, July 2017
$198.90
Berlioz Studies by Peter Bloom
Paperback, July 2006
$76.46
Cambridge Companion to Berlioz by Peter Bloom
Paperback, August 2000
$72.86
Life of Berlioz by Peter Bloom
Paperback, November 1998
$61.16