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French opera at the fin de siècle

Wagnerism, nationalism, and style

by Steven Huebner

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Opera -- France -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 506-514) and index.

      StatementSteven Huebner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML1727.4 .H84 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 526 p. :
      Number of Pages526
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL384192M
      ISBN 100198162804
      LC Control Number98046734

      Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review of Lacombe, The Keys to French Opera in the Nineteenth Century and Huebner, French Opera at the Fin de Siècle: Wagnerism, Nationalism, and Style.' and will not need an account to access the content. A lthough operas like Heinrich Hofmann's Armin or Edmund Kretschmer's Die Folkunger close with jubilation for the reunited couples and celebratory choruses of their liberated people, such happy endings became increasingly rare as the century proceeded. While tragic conclusions had long been the rule across the European operatic traditions, towards the fin de siècle the .

      Fin de siècle, (French: “end of the century”) of, relating to, characteristic of, or resembling the late 19th-century literary and artistic climate of sophistication, escapism, extreme aestheticism, world-weariness, and fashionable despair. When used in reference to literature, the term essentially. Books shelved as fin-de-siècle: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, Against Nature by Joris-Karl Huysmans, Against Nature by Joris-Karl Huysmans.

      The high-profile première of Jules Massenet’s opera Thaïs in presented an irresistibly rich event for the sharp pencils of French caricaturists. This article examines how, in the case of Thaïs, caricature carried out its various “tasks”, beit reflection of social and political practice, cultural mediation, or promotion of moral. Grand opera is a genre of 19th-century opera generally in four or five acts, characterized by large-scale casts and orchestras, and (in their original productions) lavish and spectacular design and stage effects, normally with plots based on or around dramatic historic events. The term is particularly applied (sometimes specifically used in its French language equivalent grand .


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This is the first book-length study of the rich operatic repertory written and performed in France during the last two decades of the nineteenth century. Steven Huebner gives an accessible and colorful account of such operatic favorites as Manon and Werther by Massenet, Louise by Charpentier, and lesser-known gems such as Chabrier's Le Roi malgré lui and Chausson's Le Roi Arthus.

French Opera at the Fin De Siècle - Hardcover - Steven Huebner - Oxford University Press This is the first book-length study of the rich operatic repertory written and performed in France during the last two decades of the nineteenth century. Combine this book with Julia Frey's, "Toulouse-Lautrec: A Life" and the world of Fin de Siecle - comes to life in colors, sights, smells, and sound - and not always glossed-over or pleasing to the nose.

This isn't just about the bright lights of the cabarets - it's about the why and how people lived as they by: The French Symphony at the Fin de Siècle Book Description: In this first full-length study of the symphony in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century France, Andrew Deruchie provides extended critical discussion of seven of the most influential and frequently performed works of the era, by Camille Saint-Saëns, César Franck, Édouard.

Show Summary Details Preview. This chapter focuses on Alfred Bruneau and Émile Zola. Bruneau was known as a musical progressive in his work as a music critic for Gil-Bias and Le Figaro and in his compositions. His orchestral pieces and songs were heard at the Colonne and Lamoureux concert series as well as at the Société nationale.

Émile Zola was a political. He discusses academic painting and poster art, the popular stage and music halls, at greater length than avant-garde and classic theater or opera.

In this book the importance of telephones, plumbing, and central heating outranks such traditional subjects as international developments, the rise of organized labor, and the spread of socialism. Book Description: Focusing on the operas of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Christoph Willibald Gluck, and Jean-Phillipe Rameau, this book examines the essential role that eighteenth-century works played in the opera houses of Paris around the turn of the twentieth century.

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Free shipping for many products. This book explores the history of late nineteenth-century French opera through thirteen of the most important and frequently performed works of that repertory.

The main historical problem addressed -- the most pervasive leitmotif -- is the reconciliation of Wagner's influence with French operatic tradition and national identity.

Fin de siècle (French: [fɛ̃ də sjɛkl]) is a French term meaning "end of century", a term which typically encompasses both the meaning of the similar English idiom turn of the century and also makes reference to the closing of one era and onset of another.

The term is typically used to refer to the end of the 19th century. This period was widely thought to be a period of degeneracy. The Hysteric's Revenge considers fin-de-siecle French women writers in the context of prevailing cultural anxieties about female intellect.

During the years that overlap between the fin-de-siecle and the Belle Epoque, women began to write in record numbers, due to a number of factors including educational reforms and demographic shifts. This trend terrified many male.

The vampire is a complicated creature: caught between life and death, at once alluring and horrifying. Greg Buzwell considers the way the novel reflects the fears that haunted late 19th-century society – fears of immigration, sexual promiscuity and moral degeneration.

The Picture of Dorian Gray: art, ethics and the artist. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : He discusses academic painting and poster art, the popular stage and music halls, at greater length than avant-garde and classic theater or opera.

In this book the importance of telephones, 4/5(2). General Overviews. TempleDowlingand English Literature in Transition, – prove that scholarly interest in the fin de siècle did exist prior to the s, but as Temple indicates, the term itself was perceived to have shaky intellectual status at the time and chiefly took its identity from the decadent movement that forms the mainspring of Dowling’s work.

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