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Berlioz was funny As promised in the "title this was than a biography of the man the composer the conductor the music lover Hector "this was than a biography of the man the composer the conductor the music lover Hector It with detail but not bogging down the reader hardly ver brought to life the 19th century in Europe A chaotic war filled freuently merging and Evolutionary Patterns emerging century during which lived and worked not only Berlioz but Liszt Chopin Wagner Schumann Mendelsohnn Brahms Saint Saens Offenbach and notably Beethoven in the second half of his life I am a particularly drawn to Beethoven s works have been all my life and was happy to learn that so too was Berlioz My knowledge of Berlioz was pretty much limited to his magnificent Symphonie Fantastiue I am notspecially learned in classical music but know when I am Evolution As Entropy engaged by a piecentranced by a piece I will xplore his operas his symphonies his choral symphonies I am grateful to Jacues Barzun for having brought so much information in colorful and largely objective language a few times I wi. In this abridgment of his monumental study Berlioz and the Romantic Century Jacues Barzun recounts the
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The author reveals Hector Berlioz in the perspective of "His Relationship To The "relationship to the other Romantics of his time Forbidden History establishing the composer as fountainhead of all that has come after him in virtuallyvery sphere of symphonic and operatic music As this long recital draws to a close the magnificence of the creator s personality comes clearly into focus the figures surrounding him Fiche Blian ag Fás emerge with warmth and humanity The book while having been surpassed by recent scholarship is still worthy of consideration due to its uniue approach to Berlioz and his legacy Mr Barzun treating a subject obviously congenial to him commands an impressive range of scholarship andlouence of style Whether you love music or ideas or both this book is ssential for you Barzun writes not only a detailed account of
The Conposer S Life But A Fascinatingconposer s life but a fascinating of the larger musical nvironment of the 19th century This is a book which one need not be a music geek to Flights of Fancy, Leaps of Faith enjoy a great deal. Spirit In order to understand the nineteenth century it isssential to understand Berlioz notes W H Auden and in order to understand Berlioz it is ssential to read Professor Barzun. Nced at opinions lofted from on high I will also xplore with my They Shall Be One Flesh ears the century of music There have been few figures in the history of music with so fascinating almost hypnotic an appeal for the present day reader as Berlioz With his life spanncompassing roughly the rise and fall of two French The Heritage of Arabo-Islamic Learning empires hemerges as perhaps the first totally modern mind in music the man of affairs as well as of notes a great conductor concert organizer writer of distinction Whatever he touched in any medium bore the mark of his volatile yet strangely sober personality Unlike his predecessors Bach Mozart and Beethoven he was uipped to challenge the intellectual world on all fronts and make his charge across any field This basic phase of Berlioz s gift its multiplicity in unity has been admirably detailed by Jacues Barzun in this book Barzun is "one of the great teachers and thinkers of "of the great teachers and thinkers of our ra In his seminal work on Romanticism and the importance of Berlioz in the movement. Ackground of the romantic Under One Sky era As the authorlouently demonstrates Berloiz was an archetype whose destiny was the story of an age the incarnation of an artistic style and a historical.