Music in Paris in the 1830s
Author of The Life of Berlioz (Cambridge, 1998) and editor of five collections of essays on Berlioz and his era of which the most recent is Berlioz: Scenes from the Life and Work (2008). He is editor of volumes 7 (LпїЅlio ou Le Retour пїЅ la vie) and 24 (Grand TraitпїЅ dпїЅinstrumentation et dпїЅorchestration modernes) of the New Berlioz Edition and coeditor of FlammarionпїЅs Dictionnaire Berlioz (2003). He is a member of the editorial boards of the Critique musicale dпїЅHector Berlioz and the Correspondance gпїЅnпїЅrale dпїЅHector Berlioz and, with colleagues in France, is preparing a new critical edition of Les MпїЅmoires dпїЅHector Berlioz. Bloom is the Grace Jarcho Ross 1933 Professor of Humanities at Smith College, in Northampton, Massachusetts.