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Images of Nineteenth-Century French Musical Life

Date of the symposium:
6-7 décembre 2021

Colloque en l’honneur de H. Robert Cohen, organisé les 6 et 7 décembre 2021 au Palazzetto Bru Zane (Venise) par le RIPM (Répertoire international de la presse musicale) et l’ICM study group on iconography of the perfoming arts, avec le soutien du Palazzetto Bru Zane.

Comité d’organisation : Zdravko Blažeković, Étienne Jardin Benjamin Knysak


Antonio Baldassarre – Playing the Identity Card: Osman Hamdi Bey’s Orientalist Paintings and the International Art Market 

Cristina Santarelli – Autour de Salomé: Le triangle Moreau–Huysmans–Flaubert 

Christine Fischer – Paper Models of Grand-Opera Stage Settings: Thoughts on a Conception of Genre for the Nineteenth Century 

Catherine Massip – Portraits of musicians in L’Illustration de Bade (1858–1867) 

Wm. Keith Heimann – “Imbued with Mysticism”: The Etude Music Magazine’s Portraiture of Charles Gounod 

Nancy November – Reading Between the Lines: A Cartoon Century of Berlioz Reception in France 

Tatjana Marković – French Opera in Belgrade in the First Half of the Twentieth Century: Reception and Creative Inspiration 

Olga Jesurum – From the Boudoir to the Salon: The Visual Aspect of La Traviata in the French Tradition of the Nineteenth Century and the Mise en scene for Violetta (1864) by Arsène

Luísa Cymbron – Bringing the S. Carlos Theater into the Home: Opera, Illustrated Journalism and Sound Transmission Technologies in Late Nineteenth-Century Lisbon

Clément Noel – Joan of Arc and Marianne in Unison? Musical Iconography of Open-Air Ceremonies in the Third Republic of France (1897–1914)

Sylvain Perrot – The “European Concert”: Music and International Relations in the Late French Nineteenth Century 

Susanne Fürniss & Florence Gétreau – The Musical Scenes of Sub-Saharan Africa in L’Illustration 

Gretel Schwoerer-Kohl – Visual Sources of Chinese Musical Instruments in France at the End of the Eighteenth and in the Nineteenth Century

Marita Fornaro Bordolli – France as an Ideal: Images in Uruguayan Music and Theater until the 1930s 

Laure Schnapper – The Representation of Ball Room Musicians in Nineteenth-Century France 

Diana Venegas Butt – “Cover Girls”: Feminine Iconography in Nineteenth-Century Parisian Waltzes 

Inauguration of the open-access database, Musical Engravings in L'Illustration (Paris, 1843-1899), with a viewing of selected images of nineteenth-century French musical life.