introduction to the dramatic works of Giacomo Meyerbeer operas, ballets, cantatas, plays by Robert Ignatius Le Tellier

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .

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  • Meyerbeer, Giacomo, -- 1791-1864,
  • Dramatic music -- 19th century -- History and criticism

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Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

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StatementRobert Ignatius Letellier.
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LC ClassificationsML410.M61 L38 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL17873419M
ISBN 109780754660392
LC Control Number2007012916

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From Meyerbeer’s first stage presentation in to his great posthumous accolade insome 24 works mark the unfolding of this life lived for dramatic music. The reputation of the famous four grand operas may well live on in the public consciousness, but the other works remain largely : Le Tellier, Robert Ignatius.

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This book carries forward the process of rediscovery and reassessment of Meyerbeer's art - including not just his famous French operas, but also his German and Italian ones - placing them in the context of his entire dramatic oeuvre, including his ballets, oratorios, cantatas and incidental music.

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The fame of his operas rests on his radical treatment of form, his development of scenic complexes and greater. An Introduction to the Dramatic Works of Giacomo Meyerbeer: Operas, Ballets, Cantatas, Plays By Robert Ignatius Letellier.

xiv + pp. Illustrated. Aldershot, Hampshire: Ashgate, $ ISBN An Introduction to the Dramatic Works of Giacomo Meyerbeer: Operas, Ballets, Cantatas, Plays. By Robert Ignatius Letellier.

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Meyerbeer’s first opera, Jephtas Gelübde, has a libretto by the German academic Alois Schreiber, based on a Biblical theme taken from chapters 11–12 of the Book of Judges. The story centres on the vow the ancient Israelite Judge made to God in return for victory over the enemy: “If thou wilt give the Ammonites into my hand, then whatever comes forth from the doors of my house to meet.

Giacomo Meyerbeer (–) was the most successful composer of grand operas in nineteenth-century Paris, whose music continued to be frequently performed worldwide into the following century.

Today, recent scholars acknowledge his stature but his operas have become stage rarities. There is normally a gap on shelves in libraries and bookshops between Mendelssohn and Mozart (Messaien. Get Book.

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Giacomo Meyerbeer, one of the most important and influential opera composers of the nineteenth century, enjoyed a fame during his lifetime hardly rivalled by any of his contemporaries. This ten volume set provides in one collection all the operatic texts set by Meyerbeer in his career.

x Giacomo Meyerbeer 1. Struensee () Meyerbeer’s most substantial orchestral work, however, is the incidental music he wrote for his brother, Michael Beer’s, tragedy Struensee ().

The overture is Meyerbeer’s crowning achievement in orchestral writing, and the rest of the incidental. L'Africaine (The African Woman) is an French grand opéra in five acts with music by Giacomo Meyerbeer and a libretto by Eugène eer and Scribe began working on the opera inusing the title L'Africaine, but around changed the plot to portray fictitious events in the life of the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama and introduced the working title Vasco de Gama, the.

Giacomo Meyerbeer was born on September 5,in in Berlin into a cultured Jewish family, he studied piano with Muzio Clementi and was quickly recognized as a prodigy on that instrument. Drawn from the start to dramatic music, Meyerbeer made a moderately successful public debut in with the oratorio Gott und die Natur.

Following that. The vanishing of Giacomo Meyerbeer’s once inescapable grand opera “Les Huguenots” is a mystery of musical history—almost a crime in need of solving.

The Operas of Giacomo Meyerbeer. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, An Introduction to the Dramatic Works of Giacomo Meyerbeer: Operas, Ballets, Cantatas, Plays. Ashgate, Nineteenth-century Paris attracted foreign musicians like a magnet.

The city boasted a range of theatres and of genres represented there, a wealth of libretti and source material for them, vocal, orchestral and choral resources, to say nothing of the set designs, scenery and costumes.

All this contributed to an artistic environment that had musicians from Italian- and German-speaking states. The Operas of Giacomo Meyerbeer, Madison, New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ISBN The Ballets of Ludwig Minkus, Cambridge Scholars Publishing ISBN An Introduction to the Dramatic Works of Giacomo Meyerbeer: Operas, Ballets, Cantatas, Plays, Routledge ISBN   Meyerbeer • The Operas of Giacomo Meyerbeer; Meyerbeer Studies; An Introduction to the Dramatic Works of Giacomo Meyerbeer (Robert Letellier) • Meyerbeer Reader (ed.

Letellier) • Meyerbeer et son temps (Henri Blaze de Bury) • Diable ou prophéte. (Sergio Segalini) Fromental Halévy (Ruth Jordan) Berlioz • Hugh MacDonald.

The second volume presents Meyerbeer’s first two Italian operas, written early in his decisive sojourn in Italy where for eight years () he confronted and assimilated the operatic traditions.

Biography. Robert Ignatius Letellier has specialized in the music and literature of the Romantic Period. He has studied the work of Giacomo Meyerbeer (a four-volume English edition of his diaries, a collection of critical and biographical studies, a guide to research, two readings of the operas, as well as compiling and introducing editions of the complete libretti and non-operatic texts, and.

Giacomo Meyerbeer. AKA Jakob Liebmann Meyer Beer. Robert le Diable. Birthplace: Tasdorf, Germany Location of death: Paris, France Cause of death: unspecified. Gend. German composer, first known as Jakob Meyer Beer, born at Berlin on the 5th of Septemberof a wealthy and talented Jewish family.

His father, Herz Beer, was a banker Born:   Letellier's book adds considerably to what we know about the life-enhancing experience we feel when we watch a Minkus ballet, both in his chapter analysing the scenarios of the ballets, all of them, including his popular Don Quixote, which shows the delightful comic side of Minkus's genius, and in that where he illustrates the music in technical s: 2.

Meyerbeer Studies: A Series of Lectures, Essays, and Articles on the Life and Work of Giacomo Meyerbeer. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, The Operas of Giacomo Meyerbeer.

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, An Introduction to the Dramatic Works of Giacomo Meyerbeer: Operas, Ballets, Cantatas, Plays. Ashgate, The fame of Giacomo Meyerbeer is associated principally with the operatic stage, but he wrote for the voice extensively in other genres as well, including non-operatic stage works, occasional public works, sacred music, choral music and songs, This volume collates and presents, in the original and in English translation, as many of these texts as have been published, or whose manuscripts have.

The famous dramatic composer Giacomo Meyerbeer was born in Berlin, Germany, of Jewish parents, September 5, His father, Herz Beet, a native of Frankfort, was a wealthy banker in Berlin; his mother was a woman of rare intellectual gifts.

Dinorah, originally Le pardon de Ploërmel (The Pardon of Ploërmel), is an French opéra comique in three acts with music by Giacomo Meyerbeer and a libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré. The story takes place near the rural town of Ploërmel and is based on two Breton tales by Émile Souvestre, "La Chasse aux trésors" and "Le Kacouss de l'Armor", both published separately in   An Introduction to Italian through Opera.

Meyerbeer Studies: a Series of Lectures, Essays, and Articles on the Life and Work of Giacomo Meyerbeer. Grounded consequence for defeasible logic. The figure of music in nineteenth-century British poetry. Music in the collective experience in sixteenth-century Milan.

The operas of Giacomo Meyerbeer. Giacomo Meyerbeer, one of the most important and influential opera composers of the nineteenth century, enjoyed a fame during his lifetime hardly rivalled by any of his contemporaries. This ten volume set provides in one collection all the operatic texts set by Meyerbeer in his career.

The texts offer the most complete versions available. Each libretto is translated into modern English by. Synonyms for Giacomo Meyerbeer in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for Giacomo Meyerbeer. 2 synonyms for Giacomo Meyerbeer: Jakob Liebmann Beer, Meyerbeer.

What are synonyms for Giacomo Meyerbeer. The Repertoire for Voice, Clarinet, and Orchestra or Piano, ca. by Albert R. Rice. Part 1. Extensive obbligato clarinet solos are a feature of numerous vocal works written during the late 18 th and 19 th centuries, including operatic arias, concert songs, sacred works and cantatas.

Many are significant parts of the clarinet’s repertoire and a pleasure to perform with a skilled. Giacomo Meyerbeer began life as Jakob Liebmann Beer, later adding Meyer, the name of his maternal grandfather, and changing Jakob to Giacomo on taking up residence in Italy. Born in Berlin into a cultured Jewish family, he studied piano with Muzio Clementi and was quickly recognized as.

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Meyerbeer was born to a Jewish family in Tasdorf, near Berlin, Germany with the name Jacob Liebmann Beer. His father was the enormously wealthy financier Jacob Judah Herz Beer () and his much-beloved mother, Amalia.

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