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Rossini’s William Tell (Part I)

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

When Rossini’s opera, in 1829, was hailed as a great new turn in the composer’s manner, Berlioz was dismissive. In this piece he reverses his stand, calling the opera a masterpiece (even if flawed), ... More


Music Review: Opéra: William Tell; Opéra-Comique: Zémire et Azor (Reprise); Concerts

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0021
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

One month before beginning his tenure at the prominent Journal des débats, where he will have to be more cautious about speaking his mind, Berlioz decries the slacking off in repertoire and ... More


Opéra: William Tell; Debut of Duprez

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0044
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This article relates the epoch-making debut of the tenor Duprez, the first to sing his high notes from the chest rather than in the traditional falsetto, thus inaugurating the modern heroic tenor ... More


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