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The Art Of Music And Other Essays
     

The Art Of Music And Other Essays

by Hector Berlioz, Elizabeth Csicsery-Ronay (Editor), Jacques Barzun (Foreword by)
 

"Berlioz the person-composer-writer is the sensitive child of his century and a most passionate voice of his time." —The Opera Quarterly

"Berlioz could hardly have been better served than by the translator of this English edition... It is an invaluable and long-overdue addition to the Berlioz literature in English. Elisabeth Csicsery-Rónay has given

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"Berlioz the person-composer-writer is the sensitive child of his century and a most passionate voice of his time." —The Opera Quarterly

"Berlioz could hardly have been better served than by the translator of this English edition... It is an invaluable and long-overdue addition to the Berlioz literature in English. Elisabeth Csicsery-Rónay has given us an A travers chants for the millennium." —Music and Letters

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) was equally prominent as composer and music critic. A Travers Chants is the collection of writings he himself selected from his thirty-odd years of musical journalism. This new translation, phrased in lively, idiomatic English and annotated for the twentieth-century reader, is illustrated with lithographs and drawings from Berlioz’s lifetime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253311641
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1994
Edition description:
Annotated
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author

ELIZABETH CSICSERY-RÓNAY, based in Brussels, is a translator of both French and Hungarian. Her articles and music reviews have been published in Berlioz Society Bulletin, Opera News, and Musical America.

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