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The Journal of Musicology. 2020; 37163–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.1.63
Published: 01 January 2020
...., Harvard University, 1998), 238 39. 26 William Weber, The Great Orchestras: Institutions of Monopoly and Hegemony, in Les socie´te´s de musique en Europe, 1700 1920: Structures, pratiques musicales, sociabilite´s, ed. Hans Erich Bo¨deker and Patrice Veit (Berlin: Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, 2007), 243...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2017; 342241–280 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2017.34.02.241
Published: 01 April 2017
...Erinn E. Knyt Ferruccio Busoni (1866–1924) championed Frédéric Chopin’s music. Yet his performances often elicited responses of shock or amusement because they rebelled against the prevalent sentimental style of interpretation associated with an “effeminate” Chopin. Even some of his staunchest...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2019; 362131–166 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.2.131
Published: 01 April 2019
... that it isn’t all that special—or at least that it is no more special than Du Fay’s other ceremonial motets. The interpretive history of Nuper rosarum flores exemplifies what I call “false exceptionalism,” which relates to a more general problem in music studies—the alluring but often elusive...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2019; 36139–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.1.39
Published: 01 January 2019
...Matthew Pritchard This essay argues that musicological interpretations of Immanuel Kant’s music aesthetics tend to misread his stance as a defense of artistic formalism and autonomy—traits that, although present in his account of music, in fact reinforce his peculiarly low estimate of music’s value...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2018; 35142–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2018.35.1.42
Published: 01 January 2018
... act of performance conveyed specific interpretive insights to the public, the end result of a rigorous process of study and analysis of the written score.8 This approach, combined with his statements about music and his identity as a male, German-born Protestant, played crucial roles in the...
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Journal of Musicology. 2020; 372197–230 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.2.197
Published: 11 May 2020
..., Paris. Rights transferred to Editions Musicales Alphonse Leduc, Paris. Excerpt from Concert champe trere produced by permission of Hal Leonard Europe S.r.l. Italy, © by Editions Salabert Paris, France. International Copyright Secured. All Rights Reserved. 13 Wilfrid Mellers, Francis Poulenc (Oxford...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2018; 352145–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2018.35.2.145
Published: 01 April 2018
... musicale en France d apre`s Loret et ses con- tinuateurs, 1650 1688 Recherches sur la Musique Franc¸aise Classique 10 (1970): 117 94. On Loret and his letters see Fernand Putz, Jean Loret et les gazettes en vers burlesques Litte´ratures Classiques 18 (1993): 185 96. the journal of musicology 158...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2018; 354498–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2018.35.4.498
Published: 01 October 2018
... pointing out similar phenomena in Viennese versions of other French works and interpreting such adaptations in light of the growing body of research on censorship in turn-of-the century Vienna. Knowledge of these other adaptations also clarifies the horizon of musical expecta- tions for opera in Beethoven...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2002; 192306–331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2002.19.2.306
Published: 01 April 2002
.... Bach s Musical Offering: New Interpretations G R E G O R Y B U TL E R In his monumental Bach biography, Philipp Spitta pointed to a piecemeal production of the various printing units that comprise the original print of Bach s Musical Offering and sug- gested that no particular disposition scheme was...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2014; 314503–540 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2014.31.4.503
Published: 01 October 2014
...´trique ancienne grecque Schweizerische Musik- zeitung/Revue musicale suisse 112, no. 2 (1972): 85. 12 . . . tout ce qui ravit l il ou l oreille, tout ce qui berce, miroite, change et dis- para t Messiaen, Traite´ de rythme, de couleur, et d ornithologie, 6:15. 13 Insofar as it is based on lecture...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2015; 323367–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2015.32.3.367
Published: 01 July 2015
... reading of Tulerunt Dominum reveals the artistry that caught Glarean’s ear: its composer was a thoughtful interpreter of text and a masterful handler of musical form, mode, and rhetoric—someone who could create a motet that would receive attention on its own merits. © 2015 by The Regents of the...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2016; 33111–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2016.33.1.11
Published: 01 January 2016
... and our sense of place, both historical and imagined, as a mode of reception and an interpretative tool for approaching Delius’s music. This essay focuses on one of Delius’s richest but most critically neglected works, The Song of the High Hills for orchestra and wordless chorus, composed in 1911 but...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2017; 344559–609 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2017.34.4.559
Published: 01 October 2017
... ecstatic songs of rustic laborers ( jubilus ) famously celebrated by Saint Augustine in his Psalm commentaries. Highlighting the composer’s collaboration with the Czech cleric who wrote the motet texts, this study serves as a corrective to the interpretative frameworks that have broadly shaped discourses...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2013; 304502–529 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2013.30.4.502
Published: 01 October 2013
... senses, the creation of musical meaning, and the freedom of performers and listeners to form their own interpretations of music. Heinse’s naturalist ideas about musical agency rub against the grain of a narrative—still current today—dominated by a transaction between heroic composers on the one side and...
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Journal of Musicology. 2020; 372158–196 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.2.158
Published: 11 May 2020
... and, by today’s standards, surprising way: they aligned Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony with an “expressionist” and Schreker’s Chamber Symphony with an “impressionist” musical aesthetic. With roots in prewar German critical and historical writing, impressionism and expressionism functioned as...
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Journal of Musicology. 2020; 372231–266 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.2.231
Published: 11 May 2020
... of socialist realist aesthetics and a faithful interpreter of state doctrines for the Polish musical press.4 Hers was an uncomfortable pre- sence, wrote the composer Andrzej Panufnik in 1987, and the Union [of 2 Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Donald Grout...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2015; 32140–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2015.32.1.40
Published: 01 January 2015
...Peter Mercer-Taylor The notion that there might be autobiographical, or personally confessional, registers at work in Mendelssohn’s 1846 Elijah has long been established, with three interpretive approaches prevailing: the first, famously advanced by Prince Albert, compares Mendelssohn’s own...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2013; 304577–620 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2013.30.4.577
Published: 01 October 2013
... propaganda. Eventually, the idea that it was not Stalin but “the people” whom Prokofiev actually glorified in this cantata became the accepted interpretation of the piece, unchallenged even today. Based on insights drawn from the musical and literary sources of Zdravitsa , its relationship to the pseudo-folk...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2020; 3711–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.1.1
Published: 01 January 2020
... Western-art-music-loving (or WAM-ophilic) 12 Clifford Geertz, Religion as a Cultural System, in The Interpretation of Cultures: Selected Essays (New York: Basic Books, 1973), 87 125, at 93. 13 It is not incidental that Geertz s discussion takes place in the context of an analysis of religion, insofar as...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2020; 37194–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.1.94
Published: 01 January 2020
... their respective cities.29 In the short term, earning the admiration of these figures did little to serve Milhaud s 22 Milhaud, Evolution of Modern Music in Paris and in Vienna ; and Milhaud, Polytonalite´ et atonalite La revue musicale 4, no. 4 (1923): 29 44. 23 Mussat, La Re´ception de Scho¨nberg...