Table of contents for Berlioz on music : selected criticism, 1824-1837 / edited by Katherine Kolb ; translated by Samuel N. Rosenberg.

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1. MUSICAL POLEMIC: On "Dilettanti"
2. MUSICAL POLEMIC: On Armide and Gluck
3. THE ARTS. Observations on Classical Music and Romantic Music, Le Correspondant, October 22, 1830
4. Beethoven and the Egyptian Pyramids; Weber's Freischütz; Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony
5. Liszt, Chopin, and Ferdinand Hiller; launching of the Fantastic Symphony
6. MUSIC REVIEW: Mozart's Don Giovanni at the Théâtre-Italien; Beethoven quartets
7. MUSIC REVIEW: Beethoven by the Müller Quartet; Chopin; Mozart's Don Giovanni vs. Don Juan;
Handel festival in London
8. MUSIC REVIEW: Women performers; violinist Hauman's communicative emotion; Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and Shakespeare's Othello; Cherubini aria sung by Ponchard; rarity of great singers
9. Gluck (Part I). Gazette musicale de Paris, June 1, 1834. Biographical sketch; "critique admirative" of monologue from Il Telemaco
10. MUSIC REVIEW: Turkish music; Beethoven's "Eroica" booed in Bordeaux; musical conditions in the provinces; oasis of progress in Lyon
11. MUSIC REVIEW: Jealousy vs. solidarity among artists; trials of young composers; ironies on Conservatoire training; Henri Reber quartets; Liszt performs in his piano trio
12. Music Review: Choron, voice teacher and propagator of sacred music of the past; funeral service at the Invalides: Mozart Requiem, Jommelli, and Palestrina
13. Funeral service for Choron; Decline of religious music in France; destruction of old-regime choir schools; church ban on women singers
14. Rossini's William Tell (Part I)
15. BOIELDIEU: Funeral music for Boieldieu; survey of requiems; Cherubini
16. NOTICE TO READERS IDLE ENOUGH TO READ MY ARTICLES: Satirical announcement of Berlioz's upcoming concert, conducted by Girard; amusing summary of Harold in Italy
17. IPHIGENIA IN TAURIS (Part I): Early enthusiasm for Gluck; life-changing first experience of Gluck's masterpiece at the Opéra (1821).
18. Music review: à Elle, Letters for Piano by Chrétien Urhan
19. THEATRE-ITALIEN: Gabussi's Ernani
20. MUSIC REVIEW. OPéRA. William Tell. OPéRA-COMIQUE: Zémire et Azor (reprise).
21. CONCERT SOCIETY OF THE CONSERVATOIRE: First Concert [8th season]
22. LE MOINE, text by émilien Pacini, music by G. Meyerbeer
23. THIRD CONCERT AT THE CONSERVATOIRE: Symphonies by Haydn and Beethoven
24. Music REVIEW: Royal Academy of Music: Premiere of la Juive, opera in five acts by MM.
25. Music Review. Concert by the Pupils of Choron at the Hôtel de Ville
26. CONCERT SOCIETY OF THE CONSERVATOIRE: Fourth Concert, Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony
27. SIXTH CONSERVATOIRE CONCERT: Analysis of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
29. REQUIEM at the Invalides
31. MUSIC REVIEW: Bellini's I Puritani at the Théâtre-Italien, Cherubini's Treatise on Counterpoint-or a volume of poetry by Chaudesaigues
33. Religious Music: M. Lesueur: Rachel, Noémie, Ruth et Booz, oratorios; M. Urhan: Auditions
34. OPÉRA-Comique. Concerts. Virtuosos and composers
35. First concert [of the season] at the Conservatoire: scene from Mozart's Idomeneo eclipses Beethoven's Seventh Symphony
36. LES HUGUENOTS: Acts 4 and 5
37. Concerts at the Conservatoire: The Magic Flute and The Mysteries of Isis
40. MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENTS: Le Siège de Corinthe at the Opéra; M. Ole Bull; M. Labarre and his harp school; Music of public festivals
41. PROGRESS OF MUSICAL EDUCATION IN FRANCE: M. Joseph Mainzer and M. Aubéry du Boulley
42. Polytechnical Society: Awards ceremony
43. OPéra: William Tell. Debut of Duprez
44. Royal Academy of Music: Premiere of La Chatte métamorphosée en femme, ballet

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Musical criticism -- France -- 19th century.