Orpheus in Paris Offenbach and the Paris of His Time by Siegfried Kracauer

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  • Paris (France),
  • Offenbach, Jacques,,
  • 19th century,
  • Offenbach, Jacques,
  • Music,
  • Biography,
  • Civilization,
  • 1819-1880,
  • Composers,
  • France

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ISBN 100844300934
ISBN 109780844300931

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First published in German in and in English translation inthe book uses the life and work of Offenbach as a focal point for a broad and penetrating portrayal of Second Empire Paris. Offenbach's immensely popular operettas have long been seen as/5.

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Offenbach and the Paris of his Time. Kracauer, Siegfried, Published by Translated from the German by Gwenda David and Eric Mosbacher. “Henri Cole’s Orphic Paris is a remarkable work—a poet’s most intimate diary, written entirely in Paris, in a sequence of visits that take us into the interior of the city as into the interior of the questing poet’s soul.5/5(3).

The “Original” Orpheus “D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths,” by Ingri and hip poets who hang out smoking and drinking at the Poets’ Café in Paris. Orpheus is unpopular—his poetry. Orpheus in the Underworld, French Orphée aux enfers, comic operetta by French composer Jacques Offenbach (French libretto by Hector Crémieux and Ludovic Halévy), a satirical treatment of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus.

It premiered on Octoat the Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens in Paris. Orpheus (/ ˈ ɔːr f iː ə s, ˈ ɔːr f juː s /; Ancient Greek: Ὀρφεύς, classical pronunciation: [or.pʰeú̯s]) is a legendary musician, poet, and prophet in ancient Greek religion.

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The Orpheus myth has fascinated Western culture from the sixth century B.C. to the present. This book defines, through a survey of the European tradition of literature, art, poetry, and music, some of the philosophical and psychological implications and developments of that myth.

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Originally published: Orpheus in Paris: Offenbach and the Paris of his time. 1st American ed. New York: Knopf, Description: vi,xiv pages, 28 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 22 cm: Other Titles: Jacques Offenbach und das Paris seiner Zeit.

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The picture begins with Orpheus (Marais), a famous poet, visiting the Café des Poètes. At the same time, a Princess (Casares) and Cégeste (Dermit [ fr]), a. p.: 24 cm Originally published: Orpheus in Paris: Offenbach and the Paris of his time.

1st American ed. New York: Knopf, Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kracauer, Siegfried, Orpheus in Paris.

New York: A.A. Knopf,   Orpheus in the Underworld is the second volume from TOON Books in their Greek mythology graphic novel series by Yvan Pommaux.

The first one was Theseus and the Minotaur, which I had the pleasure of reviewing last September. The tale of Orpheus is one that mythology buffs, like my wife, will recognize/5(17).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kracauer, Siegfried, Orpheus in Paris. New York, Vienna House, [©] (OCoLC) For our Orpheus Series, we have programmed four works from the treasure-store of literally hundreds of Orpheus are: Gluck’s Orpheus and Eurydice; Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld; Birtwistle’s The Mask of Orpheus and Glass’s Orphée.

The sequence of four works reflects not only the traditional themes of the Greek original but also the multi-layered evolution of.

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At the Café des Poètes in Paris, a fight breaks out between the poet Orphée and a group of resentful upstarts. A rival poet, Cègeste, is killed, and a mysterious princess insists on taking Orpheus and the body away in her Rolls-Royce.

Orphée soon finds himself in the underworld, where the Princess announces that she is, in fact, Death. Orpheus escapes in the car back to the land of the.

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The first big American opera event of the year is the premiere of composer Matthew Aucoin’s “Eurydice,” a co-commission with the Metropolitan Opera. This is a book that should be required reading in every advanced history and art history class in Europe and the Americas.

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Orpheus was a very gifted musician trained by the god of music, Apollo, himself. His music was so beautiful and sweet that it charmed many wild beasts, made trees sob, and even created an entrance to the Underworld itself. He fell in love with and married Eurydice, a daughter of Apollo. Together, the Orpheus myth, Last Tango in Paris, the figure of Hadrian, and the narratives of Turkey's military coup and urbanization form a narrative collage similar to the visual and aural collages represented throughout Orpheus.

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New York, Knopf, pp. This gorgeous book retells the tragedy of Orpheus and Eurydice in a way newly relatable to young readers. Through its epic illustrations and captivating, carefully researched text, it earns its place in the canon.

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