Abbot Gounod and his opera «Faust»
The author of the article focuses the attention on Ch.Gounod’s creative work examining the opera «Faust» and its place in French music theatre as the first lyric opera in details. The factors of interaction of lyric and religious and philosophic lines in the dramaturgy are revealed.
Ch. Gounod, J. W. Goethe, «Faust», French opera house, lyric opera, religious and philosophic tragedy.