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Le fruit défendu—Opéra Comique and the French Tradition

Mark Everist

in Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the tradition of the French opéra comique that the Odéon mounted alongside foreign works, and the attempts which the theater and composers in the capital made to have the ... More


Les heureux étrangers—Italian Music Drama

Mark Everist

in Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines works by Gioachino Rossini, Giacomo Meyerbeer, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and considers the ways in which Italian music drama was adapted to the conventional boundaries of ... More


Conclusion

Mark Everist

in Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides the conclusion to the book, in which music drama in the Odéon is discussed. The Odéon was a royal institution embedded in an administrative network that depended ultimately on ... More


Un délassement honnête et instructif—Music Drama in Restoration Paris

Mark Everist

in Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the operatic activities at the Odéon through its physical and material environment and the general characteristics of music drama during the Bourbon Restoration. Although by the ... More


L'obligation de jouer le répertoire du premier ordre—Repertory and Management at the Odéon

Mark Everist

in Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses repertory and management at the Odeon. During the 1820s, when the theater was mounting productions of music drama, comedy, and tragedy, it boasted up to three directors, two of ... More


Cet ensemble si harmonieux et si parfait—The Odéon's Personnel

Mark Everist

in Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents information on soloists and orchestra, who had significant roles in the culture that supported the Odéon and in the theater itself. Soloists at the Odéon included those at the ... More


Une heure à l'opéra-comique—Occasional Works

Mark Everist

in Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the context for a considerable number of occasional works that appeared at the Odéon during the 1820s. The lion's share of this stage music was associated with the royal family, ... More


Rendre service à notre scène lyrique—The Pasticcio

Mark Everist

in Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores pasticcio and attempts to give a sense of the eighteenth-century tradition of pasticci, on which the Odéon's practice was based. In the 1820s, the status of the pasticcio was ... More


May ’68, “Arab Perversion,” and Anti-Arab Racism

Todd Shepard

in Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226493275
eISBN:
9780226493305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493305.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the continued development of anti-Arab racism in the aftermath of the Algerian independence, focusing on gender themes in the events of and leading up to May ’68. Acting as a ... More


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