Kelly, Barbara L & Murphy, Kerry: Berlioz & Debussy: Sources, Contexts & Legacies (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Subtitle: Essays in Honour of François Lesure

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Preface: In honour of François Lesure, Jeanice Brooks; Introduction: Barbara Kelly and Kerry Murphy. Part 1 Berlioz and his Time: Berlioz, Dalayrac and Song, David Charlton; Mozartian undercurrents in Berlioz; appreciation, resistance and unconscious appropriation, Benjamin Perl; 'Oratorium eines Zukunftsmusiker?' The pre-history of L'enfance du Christ, Julian Rushton; A new source for Berlioz's Les Troyens, Hugh Macdonald; Berlioz and the piano at the Great Exhibition; the challenge of impartiality, Kerry Murphy. Part 2 Debussy and His Contemporaries: Taming 2 Spanish women: reflections on editing opera, Richard Langham Smith; Grieg, the société nationale, and the origins of Debussy's string quartet, Mike Strasser; Symbolism as compositional agent in Act IV Scene 4 of Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande, Marie Rolf; A sociology of the Apaches: 'Sacred Battalion' for 'Pelléas' Jann Pasler; Ravel after Debussy: inheritance, influences and style, Barbara L. Kelly; Afterword: The Origins of the Œuvres complètes de Claude Debussy, Roy Howat, Bibliography; Index.