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Memoirs of Hector Berlioz, from 1803 to 1865, comprising his travels in Germany, Italy, Russia, and England.

Author: Hector Berlioz; Rachel Scott Russell Holmes; Eleanor Holmes; Ernest Newman
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications [1966, ©1960]
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Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869.
Memoirs of Hector Berlioz.
New York, Dover Publications [1966, ©1960]
(OCoLC)639570710
Named Person: Hector Berlioz; Hector Berlioz; Hector Berlioz
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hector Berlioz; Rachel Scott Russell Holmes; Eleanor Holmes; Ernest Newman
OCLC Number: 316620
Notes: "This Dover ed., first published in 1966, is an unabridged republication of the work originally published ... in 1932."
Description: xxi, 533 pages illustrations, music, portraits 22 cm
Contents: I. La Côte-Saint-André ; First communion ; First musical experience II. My father ; Literary education ; Passion for traveling ; Virgil ; First poetical impressions III. Meylan ; My uncle ; The pink shoes ; The Hamadryad of Saint Eynard ; Love at twelve years of age --
IV. First music-lessons from my father ; Attempts at composition ; Anatomical studies ; Antipathy to medicine ; Departure for Paris V. A year of medical studies ; Professor Amussant ; A performance at the opera ; The conservatoire library ; Irresistible attraction towards music ; My father refuses to let me adopt it as a profession ; Family discussions VI. I become one of Leseur's pupils ; His kindness ; The chapel royal VII. A first opera ; M. Andrieux ; A first mass ; M. de Chateaubrian VIII. Augustin de Pons ; Lends me twelve hundred francs ; My mass performed for the first time at St. Roch ; Second performance at St. Eustache ; I burn it IX. First interview with Cherubini ; He turns me out of the conservatoire library X. My father withdraws my allowance ; I return to the côte ; Provincial ideas of art and artists ; Despair ; My father's alarm ; He allows me to return to Paris ; My mother's fanaticism ; Her curse XI. I return to Paris ; Give lessons ; Enter Reicha's class at the conservatoire ; Dinners on the Pont Neuf ; My father again stops my allowance ; Relentless opposition ; Humbert Ferrand ; Rodolphe Kreutzer XII. I compete for a place as chorus-singer, and get it ; A. Charbonnel ; Our bachelor establishment XIII. First compositions for the orchestra ; Studies at the opera ; Lesuer and Reicha XIV. Competition at the conservatoire ; My cantata declared unplayable ; Adoration for Gluck and Spontini ; Arrival of Rossini ; The "Dilettanti" ; My fury ; M. Ingres XV. Evenings at the opera ; Proselytism ; Scandals ; A scene of enthusiasm ; A sensitive mathematician XVI. Weber at the Odéon ; Castilblaze ; Mozart ; Lachnith ; "Adapters" ; "Despair and die!" XVII. Prejudice against operas with Italian words ; The influence produced by this feeling on my appreciation of some of Mozart's works XVIII. Shakespeare ; Miss Smithson ; Fatal love ; Moral lethargy ; My first concert ; Cherubini's droll opposition ; His defeat ; His first dose ; XIX. A futile concert ; A conductor who cannot conduct ; A chorus which cannot sing XX. Beethoven at the conservatoire ; Vindictive reserve of the French musicians ; Impressions which produced on Lesuer by the Symphony in C Minor ; His persistent adherence to his former conclusions XXI. Fatality ; I became a critic XXII. The competition for musical composition ; The constitution of the Académie des Beaux-Arts ; I gain the second prize XXIII. The academy porter ; His revelations XXIV. Miss Smithson again ; A benefit ; Cruel fate XXV. My third trial at the conservatoire ; No first prize awarded ; A curious conversation with Boïeldieu ; Soothing music XXVI. I read Goethe's "Faust" for the first time ; "Symphonie Fantastique" ; Fruitless endeavors to get it performed XXVII. Fantasia on "The Tempest" ; Its performance at the opera XXVIII. A violent distraction ; F. H. ; Mademoiselle M. XXIX. Fourth competition at the conservatoire ; I obtain the prize ; The revolution of July ; The taking of Babylon ; "La Marseillaise" ; Rouget de Lisle XXX. Distribution of prizes at the conservatoires ; The academicians ; "Sardanapalus" ; Its performance ; The conflagration won't burn ; My fury ; Mdme. Malibran's terror XXXI. My second concert ; The "Symphonie Fantastique" ; Liszt pays me a visit ; The beginning of our friendship ; The Parisian critics ; Cherubini's mot ; I start for Italy XXXII. Marseilles to Leghorn ; Storm ; Leghorn to Rome ; The Académie de France in Rome XXXIII. The scholars for the academy ; Mendelssohn XXXIV. Drama ; I leave Rome ; From Florence to Nice ; I return to Rome ; Nobody killed ; Unloaded pistols have been known to go off ; On the other hand, loaded pistols often miss fire XXXV. The theatres at Genoa and Florence ; Bellini's "I Montechi Ed I Capuletti" ; Romeo played by a woman ; Pacini's "La Vestale" ; Licinius played by a woman ; The organist at Florence ; The feast of the Corpus Domini ; I return to the academy XXXVI. Life at the academy ; Walks in the Abruzzi mountains ; St. Peter's ; "Le Spleen" ; Excursions into the campagna ; The carnival ; The Piazza Navone XXXVII. Sport in the mountains ; The campagna once more ; Virgillian recollections ; Wild Italy ; Regrets ; The balls in the osteria ; My guitar XXXVIII. Subiaco --
The convent of St. Benedict ; A serenade ; Civitella ; My gun ; My friend Crispino XXXIX. Life of a musician in Rome ; The music in St. Peter's ; The Sistine Chapel ; Prejudice against Palestrina ; Modern religious music in the church of St. Louis ; The opera-houses ; Mozart and Vaccai ; The Pifferari ; Compositions at Rome XL. The Spleen ; Its varieties ; Isolation XLI. Naples ; An enthusiastic soldier ; Excursion to Nisidia ; The Lazzaroni ; An invitation to dinner ; The crack of a whip ; The San Carlo Theatre ; Return to Rome across the Abruzzi ; Tivoli ; Virgil again XLII. Influenza in Rome ; New system of philosophy ; Hunting ; Domestic troubles ; Return to France XLIII. Florence ; A funeral ; La bella sposina ; The gay Florentine ; Lodi ; Milan ; The theatre of the cannobiana ; The public ; Musical organization of the Italians ; Love of platitudes and vocalization --
Return to France XLIV. The papal censorship ; Preparations for concerts ; Return to Paris ; The new English theatre ; Fétis ; His corrections of Beethoven's symphonies ; I am introduced to Miss Smithson ; She is ruined ; Breaks her leg ; I marry her XLV. Benefit and concert at the Théâtre-Italien ; The fourth act of "Hamlet" ; "Antony" ; Defection of the orchestra ; Revenge ; Visit from Paganini ; His viola ; "Harold en Italie" --
Girard's mistakes ; I conduct the performance ; Anonymous letter XLVI. An order for a requiem ; The directors of the fine arts ; Their opinions on music ; Break their word ; The capture of Constantine ; Intrigues of Cherubini, etc. ; My requiem performed ; Habeneck's snuff-box ; I am not paid ; They wish to sell me the cross ; All kinds of ignominy ; Fury ; Threats ; I am paid XLVII. Performance of my "Lacrymosa" at Lille ; A little pill for Cherubini ; He plays me a nice trick ; A Roland for his Oliver ; I join the "Journal des Débats" ; Painful results XLVIII. Mdlle. Bertin's "Esmeralda" ; Rehearsals of "Benvenuto Cellini" ; Its glaring failure ; The "Carnaval Romain" Overture ; Habeneck ; Duprez ; Legrouvé XLIX. Concert of December 16, 1838 ; Paganini's Letter and present ; My wife's religious fervor ; Fury, congratulations, and scandals ; My visit to Paganini ; His departure ; I write "Romeo and Juliet" --
Criticism on the work L. Order from M. de Rémusat to write the "Symphonie Funère et Triomphale" ; Its performance ; Popularity in Paris ; Habeneck's mot ; Spontini's epithet for the work ; His mistake about the "Requiem" LI. Brussels ; My domestic storms ; The Belgians ; Zani de Feranti ; Fétis ; His serious blunder ; A festival at the Paris Opéra --
Habeneck's conspiracy foiled ; Fracas in M. de Girardin's box ; How to make a fortune ; Start for Germany First visit to Germany (1842-1843) : LII. Brussels ; Mainz ; Frankfort ; Letter 1 to Monsieur A. Morel LIII. Stuttgart ; Hechingen; Letter 2 to Monsieur Girard --
LIV. Mannheim ; Weimar ; Letter 3 to Liszt --
LV. Leipzig ; Letter 4 to Stephen Heller --
LVI. Dresden ; Letter 5 to Ernest LVII. Brunswick ; Hamburg ; Letter 6 to Henri Heine --
LVIII. Berlin ; Letter 7 to Mdlle. Louise Bertin --
LIX. Berlin ; Letter 8 to Monsieur Habeneck --
LX. Berlin ; Letter 9 to Monsieur Desmarest ; LXI. Hanover ; Darmstadt ; Letter 10 to Mr. G. A. Osborne LXII. I get up "Freischütz" for the opera ; My recitatives ; The singers ; Dessauer ; M. Léon Pillet ; Havoc made my his successors in Weber's work LXIII. I am forced to write articles ; My despair ; Thoughts of suicide ; Revival of industry ; 1022 performers ; Receipts, 32,000 francs ; Profit, 800 francs ; M. Delessert, prefect of police ; Censorship of concert programmes established ; Hospital collectors ; Dr. Amussant ; Journey to Nice ; Concerts in the circus of the Champs-Élysées. Second visit to Germany (Austria ; Bohemia ; Hungary) : LXIV. Vienna ; Letter 1 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand --
LXV. Vienna (continued) ; Letter 2 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand --
LXVI. Pesth; Letter 3 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand --
LXVII. Prague ; Letter 4 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand --
LXVIII. Prague (continued) ; Letter 6 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand --
LXIX. Prague (conclusion) ; Letter VI to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand LXX. Concert at Breslau ; "The damnation of Faust" Patriotic German critics ; Production of the work at Paris ; Resolution to visit Russia ; Kindness of friends. Russian Journey : LXXI. A Prussian musical courier ; M. Nernst ; Sledges ; Snow ; The Counts Weilhorski ; General Lwoff ; My first concert ; The empress ; I make my fortune ; Journey to Moscow ; Ludicrous obstacle ; The grand marshal ; Youthful meloniacs ; Cannons at the Kremlin ; LXXII. Return to St. Petersburg ; Two performances of "Romeo and Juliet" ; Romeo in his cabriolet ; Ernst ; His talent ; Retroactive effect of music. LXXIII. My return ; Riga ; Berlin ; Performance of "Faust" ; A dinner at sans souci ; The king of Prussia LXXIV. Paris ; I have Roqueplan and Duponchel nominated as directors of the Opéra ; Their gratitude ; "La Nonne Sanglante" ; I go to London ; Jullien, Manager of Drury Lane ; Scribe ; The priest must live by the altar --
LXXV. My father's death ; Another journey to the Côte-Saint-André ; Excursion to Meylan ; Devastating loneliness ; Stella del Monte again ; I write to her LXXVI. Death of my sister ; And of my wife ; Her funeral ; The Odéon ; My position in the musical world ; Impossibility of Braving the hatred felt for me ; Cabal at Convent Garden ; The coterie at the Paris Conservatoire ; A symphony dreamed and forgotten ; Charming welcome in Germany ; The king of Hanover ; The duke of Weimar ; The king of Saxony's intendant ; My farewells Postscript. Letters to M. --
, accompanying the Ms. Of my Memoirs, in reply to his request for notes for my biography --
Supplement. I have finished ; The institute ; Concerts at the Palais de l'Industrie ; Jullien ; The diapason of eternity ; "Les Troyens" in Paris ; "Béatrice et Bénédict" at Baden and Weimar ; Excursion to Löwenberg ; concerts at the conservatoire ; Festival at Strasurg ; Death of my second wife ; Cemeteries ; To the devil with everything! --
The last chapter of all. Visit to Dauphiny ; Second pilgrimage to Meylan ; A day at Lyons ; I see Madame F --
again ; Convulsions of heart.
Other Titles: Mémoires.
Responsibility: Translated by Rachel (Scott Russell) Holmes and Eleanor Holmes. Annotated, and the translation rev. by Ernest Newman.

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