Autobiography of Hector Berlioz

member of the Institute of France, from 1803 to 1865. Comprising his travels in Italy, Germany, Russia, and England. by Hector Berlioz

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Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by Rachel (Scott Russell) Holmes, and Eleanor Holmes.
ContributionsRussell, Rachel Holmes Scott, tr., Holmes, Eleanor, joint tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.B5 A142 1884
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL6966215M
LC Control Number06006360
OCLC/WorldCa1746057

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He was also a respected journalist and critic. Begun inhis celebrated M moires were completed by but published posthumously in Full text of "Autobiography of Hector Berlioz, member of the Institute of France, from to Comprising his travels in Italy, Germany, Russia, and England" See other formats.

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Hector Berlioz (Decem – March 8, ) was a French Romantic composer, conductor, music critic and author, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts (Requiem).

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Berlioz, encore et pour toujours: Actes du cycle Hector Berlioz, Arras (Books on Demand, ) Authors: Anne Bongrain, Marc-Mathieu Münch, Patrick Barbier, Marie-Hélène Coudroy-Saghaï, Hermann Hofer, Katherine Kolb, Jean-Claude Malgoire, Matthias Brzoska The book is a collection of articles based on a conference held in Arras in Get this from a library.

Autobiography of Hector Berlioz: member of the Institute of France, from to ; comprising his travels in Italy, Germany, Russia, and England. [Hector Berlioz; Rachel Holmes Scott Russell; Eleanor Holmes]. Soon after the premiere of Symphonie fantastique (in which the Artist ultimately kills the Beloved), Harriet Smithson and Hector Berlioz get married.

True During the fifth movement of Symphonie fantastique, loud funeral bells are heard, followed by brass instruments that boldly play a parody of the _____ melody from the Catholic Requiem (Mass. Possibly the most colourful figure in the history of Western music, Hector Berlioz () was certainly the most eloquent.

His autobiography is among the greatest ever written. Larger than life - like his massive works - Berlioz was a seminal figure in the Romantic movement and his book is both a personal testament and an account of his role Price Range: $ - $ Autobiographical texts.

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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. Like Wagner, Berlioz was a pain in the neck, a necessary pain, the kind reminding one both of life and mortality.

There is still no agreement as to how good he was and a lot of his work has Wagnerian length without the same depth. But check out his Faust, Trojans and Symphonie fantastique.

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An Autobiography The Masque of the Red Death Adventures In Friendship Just David The New Tenant From Death into Life / twenty years of my min.Hector Berlioz [1] (Decem – March 8, ) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts (Requiem).

Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works; as a conductor, he .