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Revolution to Romanticism

Vincent Giroud

in French Opera: A Short History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117653
eISBN:
9780300168211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117653.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history and evolution of French opera from the French Revolution to romanticism. It explains how liberation from religious tyranny was a popular subject in Revolutionary ... More


The Age of Grand Opéra

Vincent Giroud

in French Opera: A Short History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117653
eISBN:
9780300168211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117653.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history of French opera during the age of Grand Opéra. It explains that the period from 1825 to 1870 era was a golden age for opera in general and French opera in ... More


Finding His Voice: William Grant Still in Los Angeles

Catherine Parsons Smith

in William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215429
eISBN:
9780520921573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215429.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter takes a look at Still's stay in Los Angeles, a city that had a relatively relaxed racial climate, and a place where Still found enough support for him to pursue his career as a composer. ... More


The Age of Rameau

Vincent Giroud

in French Opera: A Short History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117653
eISBN:
9780300168211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117653.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the evolution of French opera under the Régence, explaining that while the basic structure of the tragédie en musique remained unchanged, it gradually accommodated vocal forms ... More


Gluck to Revolution

Vincent Giroud

in French Opera: A Short History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117653
eISBN:
9780300168211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117653.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history of French opera from the time of Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck up to the French Revolution. It discusses the emergence of the so-called ballet d'action to ... More


Karol Kurpiński on the Musical Expression of Polish National Sentiment

Halina Goldberg

in Chopin and His World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691177755
eISBN:
9781400889006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177755.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter studies the work of one of Poland's leading opera composers, Karol Kurpińnski, who devoted a good deal of thought to the relationship between text and music. Kurpińnski's observations ... More


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