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The Other Worlds of Hector Berlioz: Travels with the Orchestra

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The Other Worlds of Hector Berlioz: Travels with the Orchestra - van Rij, Inge
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Berlioz frequently explored other worlds in his writings, from the imagined exotic enchantments of New Zealand to the rings of Saturn where Beethoven's spirit was said to reside. The settings for his musical works are more conservative, and his adventurousness has instead been located in his mastery of the orchestra, as both orchestrator and conductor. Inge van Rij's book takes a new approach to Berlioz's treatment of the orchestra by exploring the relationship between these two forms of control - the orchestra as abstract ...

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The Other Worlds of Hector Berlioz: Travels with the Orchestra 2020, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108814010

Trade paperback

The Other Worlds of Hector Berlioz: Travels with the Orchestra 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521896467

Hardcover