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Berlioz: Volume One The Making of an Artist, 1803-1832 by David Cairns

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900),
  • Music Of The 19th Century,
  • Composers,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • France,
  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Composers,
  • Music / General,
  • Biography,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • 1803-1869,
  • Berlioz, Hector,

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxxiv, 647 p.
Number of Pages672
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7710817M
ISBN 100520221990
ISBN 109780520221994

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Louis-Hector Berlioz (11 December – 8 March ) was a French Romantic composer. His output includes orchestral works such as the Symphonie fantastique and Harold in Italy, choral pieces including the Requiem and L'Enfance du Christ, his three operas Benvenuto Cellini, Les Troyens and Béatrice et Bénédict, and works of hybrid genres such as the "dramatic symphony" Roméo et Juliette. Berlioz, Vol. 1 book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This biography of composer Hector Berlioz () describes with /5. Berlioz Volume One The Making of an Artist by David Cairns available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. This biography of composer Hector Berlioz () describes with unprecedented intimacy.   This biography of composer Hector Berlioz () describes with unprecedented intimacy, affection, and respect the life of one of France's greatest artists. After long being regarded as an oddity and an eccentric figure, Berlioz is now being accepted into the ranks of the great composers. Based on a wealth of previously unpublished sources, and on a profound understanding of the .

If only [Berlioz's] detractors could have read this monumental two-volume life of the artist. One comes away stunned by the book's scope, its heroic and faithful portrait of the man, its astute and elegant readings of his under-appreciated scores, its sweeping study of the Romantic : $   About the Book. This biography of composer Hector Berlioz () describes with unprecedented intimacy, affection, and respect the life of one of France's greatest artists. After long being regarded as an oddity and an eccentric figure, Berlioz is now .   He's the author of a page, two-volume biography of the composer and the translator and editor of The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz, one of the wittiest and erudite autobiographies imaginable.   The conclusion to David Cairns's epic biography of Hector Berlioz has been eagerly awaited ever since the first volume, Berlioz: The Making of an Artist, appeared in With an achievement as massive as that highly praised volume, part of the tension of waiting for the follow-up involves wondering whether Cairns can capture again the sweep, the vividness, and the power/5.

Get this from a library! Berlioz. Volume one, The making of an artist, [David Cairns]. Condition: Good. Volume 2. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN: Seller Inventory # Buy Berlioz: Volume One: The Making of an Artist, Main by Cairns, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5).   Cairns, David: Berlioz – Volume One: The Making of an Artist, Posted in Authors: C by monthlybookgroup Introducing the book, the proposer said that he had re-read it with some trepidation about its appropriateness, given the length of the book and the fact that his passion was as much for the music as for the book.