☆ The Orchestral Conductor || ✓ PDF Download by ✓ Hector Berlioz

By Hector Berlioz | Comments: ( 318 ) | Date: ( Jun 26, 2019 )

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  • Title: The Orchestral Conductor
  • Author: Hector Berlioz
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 340
  • Format: Kindle Edition

About Author:

Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz December 11, 1803 March 8, 1869 was a French Romantic composer, conductor, music critic and author, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts Requiem Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation 1844 He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works as a conductor, he performed several concerts with than 1,000 musicians He also composed around 50 songs.Between 1830 and 1840, Berlioz wrote many of his most popular and enduring works The foremost of these are the Symphonie fantastique 1830 , Harold en Italie 1834 , the Grande messe des morts Requiem 1837 and Rom o et Juliette 1839 Later operatic works include Benvenuto Cellini and Les Troyens The Trojans His autobiography, Memoirs, was completed in 1865 Adapted from enpedia wiki Hector_B Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike License



Comments The Orchestral Conductor

  • Slawka Scarso

    An interesting dissertation on the orchestral conductor. Most of it can be appreciated by the music lover who is especially keen on symphonic music though some parts are rather technical. The only problem with this edition in particular is that the scores mentioned throughout the text are not included in the ebook file so even if you do read music, it is impossible to get an idea of what Berlioz is saying.Nonetheless, I truly enjoyed the voice and criticism of Berlioz towards the sloppy conducto [...]


  • Eric

    Not sure what I was expecting But while this wasn't exactly it, this was interesting. What we get is: Common faults of contemporary conductors (ok, was expecting that); precise descriptions of how to conduct different time signatures; and constructive advice, from his own (and others, eg Liszt's) experiences, on how to prepare and rehearse then-contemporary scores. (Probably would, of itself, deserve 4 stars from me. The Kindle version here lacks all the music examples, and the rating is not aft [...]


  • Duckpondwithoutducks

    Unlike his musical contemporary Wagner's book about conducting which is all about the correct tempi for orchestral works, Berlioz' book is mostly about how the conductor can physically conduct various time signatures. It is a technical book. It would have been nice to know some of his thoughts about interpretation as well.


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