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Audiences as Actors

Marc Baer

in Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112501
eISBN:
9780191670787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the changing patterns of audience behaviour in London theatres throughout the nineteenth century. Further discussions on the matter of activist audiences in English theatres, ... More


Boieldieu

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/9780199391950.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

In Berlioz’s Memoirs, we meet Boieldieu as one of the Conservatoire professors who stood in the way of progress. This old-school Frenchman liked his music “soothing,” when Berlioz wanted music to set ... More


Music Review

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/9780199391950.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Berlioz uses Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Beethoven’s late quartets to measure progress in the Parisian public’s musical education. At the Théâtre-Italien, he finds some improved audience behavior: ... 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


Music Review: Funeral Service for Choron (II)

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/9780199391950.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This article conveys Berlioz’s dismay at the “barbarous” destruction of institutions for sacred music such as the ancien régime choir schools and Choron’s Institution of for Religious Music by the ... More


Third Concert at the Conservatoire: Symphonies by Haydn and Beethoven

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/9780199391950.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This Unlike most of Berlioz’s early reviews of Conservatoire concerts, tales of enthusiasm and excitement, this one registers near boredom. A devastatingly humorous assessment of Haydn’s symphonies ... More


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