Méhul, Etienne Nicolas

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1763-06-22
Death 1817-10-18
French
English, French, German

Biographical notes:

From the opera in 2 acts with libretto by Jean Nicolas Bouilly. First perforamnce Opéra-Comique, Paris, 5 April 1802.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Ouverture d'une Folie / musique de Méhul. [18--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52951715

From the opera in one act with libretto by François Benoît Hoffman. First performance Opéra-Comique, Paris, 29 July 1802.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Ouverture du Trésor supposé : à grand orchestre / musique de Méhul. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52951769

Organized and judged by the music section of the Académie des Beaux-Arts, the first Prix de Rome was held in 1803.

From the description of Draft of his Rapport sur le grand prix de composition musicale : manuscript, [before 1803] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232649251

From the opera first performed Paris, 1 May 1797.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of La chasse du jeune Henri : ouverture / E.N. Méhul. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52951736

French composer.

From the description of [Nos. 1 and 7 from the opera Uthal]. [1803?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566979

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris, n.d.], to [Camille] Pleyel, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582125

From the description of Morceau d'ensemble du 3me acte. [1822?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566981

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris, n.d.], to M. [Louis-Benoît] Picard, [n.d., between 1800-1817]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582121

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris, n.d., December 1810], to M. [Henri] Berton, [n.d., 1105 Dec.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582113

From the description of Autograph draft of a document, dated : [n.p., Paris?, n.d., 1800] [n.d., 1800]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582127

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to M. Faucheux, vicar of the parish of St. Martin in Metz, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582117

From the description of Autograph note signed from Méhul to M. Vinet, 1815 March. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553459

From the incidental music to the tragedy by Marie Joseph Chénier. First performance of the play Théâtre de la République, Paris, 10 September 1794.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Ouverture de l'opéra Timoleon : à grand orchestre / composée par E. Méhul. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52951759

Méhul's Adrien, empereur de Rome, opera in 3 acts with a libretto by François Benoît Hoffman, after P. Metastasio, Adriano in Siria. Composed in 1790-1791, the première was planned for 1792 but forbidden by the Commune of Paris; Méhul reused some material with revisions for the eventual performance in Paris at the Opéra, 4 June 1799, which was banned after the second performance then revived there 4 Feb 1800 (with further revisions) and 26 Dec 1801. Cf. New Grove opera.

From the description of Adrien : manuscript, [179-?] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 748115095

Edited from parts published by Pleyel, Paris, ca. 1804. From the opera in one act with libretto by François Benôit Hoffmann. First performance Théâtre Feydeau, Paris, 27 December 1800.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Ouverture de Bion / par Méhul. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52951709

From the opera in one act. Libretto by François Benoît Hoffman. First performance Comédie-Italienne, Paris, 3 May 1792.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Overture to Stratonice / Etienne-Nicolas Méhul. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52951750

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Subjects:

  • Operas--Excerpts--Scores
  • Operas--Excerpts, arranged
  • Operas--Vocal scores with piano
  • Musical sketches
  • Harp music, Arranged
  • Óperas--Fragmentos--Partituras
  • Operas--Librettos
  • Music--19th century
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Overtures--Scores
  • National songs
  • Piano music, arranged
  • Songs (High voice) with piano
  • Ballets--Excerpts--Piano scores
  • Operas--Excerpts--Vocal scores with harp
  • Opera--19th century
  • Opera--Excerpts--Scores and parts
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with band, Arranged--Vocal scores with piano
  • Operas--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
  • Opera--Scores
  • Symphonies--Scores and parts
  • Opera--Production and direction
  • Prompt-book
  • Ballets--Scores
  • Overtures--Parts
  • Symphonies--Scores
  • Chamber orchestra music--Scores and parts
  • Overtures, Arranged
  • Music--Competitions
  • Óperas--Fragmentos
  • Operas--Scenarios
  • Overtures--Scores and parts
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Prix de Rome
  • Música--Manuscritos
  • Overtures (Piano, 4 hands), Arranged

Occupations:

  • Composers
  • Composers--18th century.--France
  • Composers--19th century.--France

Places:

  • France--Paris (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • France--Paris (as recorded)