gounod gounod  /ˈɡu nəd/


  • (n) French composer best remembered for his operas (1818-1893)


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    Before we get to the Russians let’s recap what has happened so far in the World Cup of Composers. The French sent eight composers to the second round of their national tournament: Ravel, Berlioz, Bizet, Gounod, Debussy, Massenet, Saint- Saëns, and Offenbach.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader


  1. "The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment has never played Elgar before, or Gounod and certainly never Sullivan," Hickox says, "so some of these pieces will require quite a bit of work adjusting the unfamiliar balance."
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Richard Hickox Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "The central figure is Méphistophélès," Mr. Dutoit explains. "He is not the Mephisto caricatured by Gounod [in his opera Faust], not the red person with long ears and a tail. In Berlioz he's a gentleman, more intelligent than anyone, so he...
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Charles Dutoit Source: Dallas Morning News

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