French music : from the death of Berlioz to the death of Fauré / by Martin Cooper.


London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1951.

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Subjects France.
Music
Music -- France -- History and criticism.
Description viii, 239 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1951.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-219).
Contents Prologue and music between 1870-80. French music in the middle of the 19th century ; Described by Saint-Saëns ; Early careers of Gounod, Saint-Saëns and Massenet ; Franck ; Lalo ; Delibes -- 1889-90. D'Indy ; Lalo's Roi d'Ys ; Chabrier and the impact of Wagner ; Massenet's Manon ; Franck's last decade ; Gounod's old age ; Alkan -- 1890-1900. The Germanic influence ; Wagner and the fusion of the arts ; The Revue Wagnérienne ; Foundation of the Schola Cantorum ; Atmosphere of the Franck circle ; Duparc and Chausson ; Lekeu and the danger of idealistic inflation ; d'Indy's opinions -- 1890-1900. The French way ; Fauré and the smaller forms ; Early career of Debussy ; His attitude to Wagner ; The impact of Russian music ; Satie ; Sources of Debussy's style ; Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune ; Debussy as song-writer -- Opera, 1890-1910. Massenet ; Bruneau ; Charpentier ; d'Indy ; Debussy ; Dukas ; Messager and the operetta -- Conservatoire composers, 1900-14. The Conservatoire and the Schola Cantorum ; Ravel ; His writing for the piano ; Comparison with Debussy ; Debussy's Preludes ; Fauré's piano music ; Pénélope ; Debussy's later orchestral works ; Diaghilev and the Russian Ballet ; Schmidt and Dukas -- The Schola Cantorum, 1900-14. D'Indy as teacher and composer ; The Schola composers ; Séverac ; Magnard ; Bréville ; Liturgical and organ music -- Transition and revolt, 1910-20. Early works of Roussel ; The new interest in ballet ; Debussy's last works ; Ravel; Satie; Satie and Cocteau ; "Les Six" ; Tailleferre ; Milhaud and polytonality ; Honegger ; Poulenc ; Auric ; Stravinsky and Satie -- Epilogue, after 1920. Tradition and innovation in French music ; Lesser figures reviewed ; The last works of d'Indy and Ravel ; Fauré and the end of an era ; Roussel and tradition.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)848862
(OCoLC)ocm00848862
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Cooper, Martin, 1910-1986.
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