Using chronologies, maps, glossaries, an extensive bibliography, a wealth of statistical information and nearly two hundred biographies of key figures, this clear and concise book provides a comprehensive guide to modern British history from the end of the Napoleonic Wars to the outbreak of the First World War. Sargeant acknowledges her debt to Robert C. It is doubtful whether Berlioz would have had any inkling of this when he returned to Petersburg in 1867. Within only a few years three conservatoires were established, in Warsaw 1861 , St Petersburg 1862 and Moscow 1866. His second visit was made almost twenty one years later, when Berlioz was exhausted and ailing. Having obtained the vital official introductions, Berlioz immediately found his path cleared of most of the obstructions — particularly financial ones — that dogged his life in Paris and frustrated his efforts to get his music performed in his own country.
Positively, the autocratic political system proved to be of great advantage, particularly in St Petersburg, where he was offered the benefit of imperial patronage and a guaranteed audience on both trips. The major themes of the struggles between individuals, parties and classes within the state, and between the states themselves are explored within the context of a study of the administration, organisation and growth of European society. Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1985. The book analyzes the long and short-term importance of these events for European historical development in the 19th and 20th centuries. Lucidly written and constructed as a series of essays, the text covers the political and economic balance of power, the mechanics of government, economy and society, states, nations, europe and the world, Armed Forces and war and romanticism, evolution and consciousness. Among those arrested for conspiracy in 1849 was the twenty-eight year-old Dostoevskii.
Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life. However threatening the reign of Nicholas I may seem to us — and however sensationally it was portrayed in the West at the time — this was also the era of the celebrated Golden Age in Russian literature, first primarily in poetry, then in prose. The period covers the late careers of Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov as well as late works by Borodin and Balakirev, and the emergence of Mussorgsky's compositions. The period covers the late careers of Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov as well as late works by Borodin and Balakirev, and the emergence of Mussorgsky's compositions. After the accounts of those who witnessed the crash or communicated with the aircraft on its fateful journey, the book analyses the activities of the crew on the day in question, including the maintenance record and the behaviour of the aircraft. This substantial anthology of Russian writing on Russian music features the most influential critics of music in nineteenth-century Russia.
The Moscow censor was not the only one to object to these lines. This includes not only the fascinating conquest of the polar regions, but also the religious upheaval of the Reformation, the changing view of nature engendered by Romanticism, and, not least, the revival of ancient Nordic and Celtic culture. Son of , brother of. Mikhail Vielgorsky Mikhail Vielgorsky : Michał Wielhorski, : Михаил Юрьевич Виельгорский 1788-1856 was a Russian official and composer of Polish descent. But its emblematic significance — and its impact on the lives of the former serf-owners, the landed nobility — are well documented. New Cultural History of Music Series. Okoyevsky and the Formation of Russian Musical Taste in the Nineteenth Century 1989 and editor and translator of Russians on Russian Music, 1830-1880 Cambridge, 1994.
For the purposes of a relatively short tour, however, the institutional deficiencies of St Petersburg musical life were no hindrance. His concerts were an enormous success and he was generously rewarded. Anton Rubinstein, Jewish-born but an Orthodox convert, was the architect of the Russian Musical Society and the conservatoires. Contributions include both broad essays on the global and historical context of European revolution and specific case studies reinterpreting a variety of revolutionary experiences. Berlioz himself became involuntarily drawn into the rivalries and disputes between the Russians.
For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. His poverty and his loneliness as a newly-arrived city dweller also led him to join a commune. His immediate impressions confounded these expectations. On the accession of a new ruler, her salon became the focus for discussion of the planned reforms. Vladimir Stasov, Selected Essays in Music, translated by Florence Jonas London, 1968 , p.
Furthermore, most of the articles provide a detailed analysis of important musical works. It examines the role of both the imperial powers and the African people who joined with or resisted them. Russian musical life became more professionalised, along with the growth of the professions overall in this period. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the russians on russian music 18801917 campbell stuart gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. Petersburg conservatory , she fails to follow up with the actual 1908 syllabus for a piano major that would allow for a comparison with the 1873 report. But at least in the closeted environments of drawing rooms and official soirées there must have been significant constraints on all sorts of topics, especially in the highly sensitive realm of contemporary cultural politics in Russia.
In 1849 he sent a huge force of Russian troops to Hungary to quell the revolution against Austrian Habsburg rule. Russian Music and Nationalism: From Glinka to Stalin. Leningrad: Architectural Landmarks, Art Museums, Suburban Palaces, and Parks: An Illustrated Guide, text of the chapters and selection by Igor Bartenev and Valentina Batazhkova, translated from the Russian by Alexander Miller. So did Berlioz experience a frisson of horror and apprehension as he planned his visit in 1847? Sargeant has given musicologists a study to build on. The prevailing view saw suffering as a divine chastening designed for growth in personal holiness, and something to be faced with submission and endurance. She was but one of almost 700,000 young, usually unmarried women, traveling alone, who left their homes in Ireland during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in a move unprecedented in the annals of European emigration.
Moscow Soloists, Yuri Bashmet, conductor. Many of them convey a strong impression of the vitality and, particularly, direction of Russian music at this exciting period in its development. But she is remembered too for providing a haven for liberal thinkers and bureaucrats in the reign of Nicholas. National liberation movements in much of Europe were still in their infancy and immediately suppressed. A five-week orchestral season would have put paid to any fantasies Berlioz might have entertained of quitting Paris permanently for the official patronage of St Petersburg. Only months later his troops were faced with an uprising in the Kingdom of Poland, which took almost a year to suppress.
Her description of the St. A Nineteenth-Century Portrait Gallery Harmondsworth, 1968 pp. Ridenour, Nationalism, Modernism and Personal Rivalry in Nineteenth-Century Russian Music Ann Arbor, 1977 pp. Liberals within the state hierarchy — and in the universities and the rapidly expanding world of journalism — exerted an influence on the government such as they had never previously known and would not enjoy in later decades. The E-mail message field is required. Pomerans and Erica Pomerans California: California Press, 2002 Mosse, W. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997.