Parisian Intersections: Baudelaire's Legacy to Composers (Romanticism and after in France / Le Romantisme et après en France)

Parisian Intersections: Baudelaire's Legacy to Composers (Romanticism and after in France / Le Romantisme et après en France)


The interval from the 1850s to the Nineties in Paris marked a key turning aspect for poets and composers, as they grappled with the hot ways that poetry and track may possibly intersect. lower than the actual stipulations of the time and position, either paintings kinds underwent major advancements which challenged the prestige of every shape. In either inventive and significant paintings from this period, poets and composers provided tantalising yet problematical insights into ‘musical’ poetry and ‘poetic’ music.
The primary factor tested during this publication is that of what occurs to poetry while it encounters tune, specifically as music. the writer areas Baudelaire’s recognized sonnet ‘La Mort des amants’ on the middle of the research, tracing its transposition into tune by way of a succession of either novice composers, analyzing works by means of Villiers de l’Isle-Adam, Serpette, Rollinat, Debussy and Charpentier, in addition to a unprecedented parodic music model by means of Valade and Verlaine.
A better half site bargains recordings of every of the songs analysed during this publication.

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