By: Macdonald, Hugh.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Master Musicians Series: Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (321 p.).ISBN: 9780199781614.Subject(s): Bizet, Georges, -- 1838-1875 | Composers -- France -- Biography | ComposersGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: BizetDDC classification: 780.92 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; BIZET; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; List of Illustrations; CHAPTER ONE:1838-1857: Le Docteur Miracle; CHAPTER TWO:1858-1860: Don Procopio; CHAPTER THREE:1860-1863: Les Pêcheurs de perles; CHAPTER FOUR:1864-1865: Ivan IV; CHAPTER FIVE:1866-1867: La Jolie Fille de Perth; CHAPTER SIX:1868-1870: La Coupe du Roi de Thulé; CHAPTER SEVEN:1870-1872: Djamileh; CHAPTER EIGHT:1872-1873: Don Rodrigue; CHAPTER NINE:1873-1875: Carmen; CHAPTER TEN:1875-2014: Life after Death; APPENDIX A:Calendar; APPENDIX B:List of Works; APPENDIX C:Personalia; Select Bibliography; Works Index; Index
Today Georges Bizet is most immediately recognized as the composer of the acclaimed opera Carmen. One of the most frequently performed operas for over a century, Carmen explores concepts such as the femme fatale and murderous jealousy with vivacity, color, and a wealth of melody. Yet it is only one act in Bizet's story. In Bizet, renowned musicologist Hugh Macdonald goes beyond the composer's most famous opera to take an in-depth look at his entire life and oeuvre. In so doing, Macdonald identifies a number of previously unknown pieces by Bizet, assembling the first comprehensive catalogue of
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