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A Textual and Musical Commentary on J. Guy Ropartz’s Quatre Poèmes après l’Intermezzo d’Henri Heine (1899)


Abstract Heinrich Heine’s collection of poems, Lyrisches Intermezzo, is well-known in music circles, largely due to Robert Schumann’s settings of sixteen of these poems in his masterwork Dichterliebe. Because of Dichterliebe’s place of importance in art song literature, many other settings of Heine’s sixty-five poems are often overlooked. Breton-born composer Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz composed Quatre Poèmes d’après l’Intermezzo d’Henri Heine in 1899, after having collaborated on a new French translation of the entire Lyrisches Intermezzo in 1890. This cycle is rarely performed, largely due to Ropartz’s relative obscurity as a composer, as the focus of his career was administration of two regional conservatories in France. The Quatre Poèmes were w... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Hutchinson, Taylor Grace (Author) / Campbell, Andrew (Advisor) / Holbrook, Amy (Committee member) / DeMaris, Brian (Committee member) / Ryan, Russell (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Heine / Intermezzo / Lyrisches Intermezzo / Quatre Poèmes / Ropartz
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 91 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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