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19th-Century Music. 1995; 19168–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746720
Published: 01 July 1995
... 52 Unsung Voices: Opera and Musical Narrative in the Nineteenth Century 1991 30 Briefe aus den Jahren 1830 bis 1847, p. 67 67 Briefe aus den Jahren 1830 bis 1847 1830 Mendelssohn's "Scottish" Symphony and the Music of German Memory PETER MERCER-TAYLOR It is easy for today's listeners...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 3713–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.37.1.3
Published: 01 July 2013
... to avoid in his mature work, he nevertheless later adapted the feature to articulate all the main cadential passages of his “ScottishSymphony's first movement; but he found a way to rework the double tonic's inherent melodic dynamism into harmonic stasis, thus preserving the artistic laws he valued...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 3713–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.37.3.3
Published: 01 July 2013
... to avoid in his mature work, he nevertheless later adapted the feature to articulate all the main cadential passages of his “ScottishSymphony's first movement; but he found a way to rework the double tonic's inherent melodic dynamism into harmonic stasis, thus preserving the artistic laws he valued...
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19th-Century Music. 2006; 293240–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2006.29.3.240
Published: 01 March 2006
..., resulting in a chain of third-related keys, which eventually takes us back to the opening E level (now turned into major). In the light of this example, the (less complete) third-layered tonal structure of the "Scottish" Symphony may also be understood as growing out from the same miniature song topos...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 412151–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.2.151
Published: 01 November 2017
... acquainted with Goethe s Faust, and who wrote several other texts, such as The Cold Heart, based on Faustian themes. In his tale, Falcon, an initially industrious, but avaricious Scottish fisherman, discovers a ball of gold on the seashore.23 Shortly afterward, Falcon abandons his occupation and seeks...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 393187–222 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.39.3.187
Published: 01 March 2016
... encircle this issue, it examines how the aural may nevertheless trans- late to the visual, and thus how music might create its own, virtual landscape. It then moves on to ask how The Hebrides manages to do this so well: what are its means for calling up a Scottish seascape so evocatively. Traveling be...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 39299–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.2.99
Published: 01 November 2015
... extensively. The solution, from such expert opinion, was either expiatory or thera- peutic; phrenology advised the latter, criminol- ogy, the former. Despite the ridicule, certain respected scien- tists took the concept of brain mutation more seriously. The Scottish physician William Gre- gory declared such...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 39156–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.1.56
Published: 01 July 2015
... modalities. Lalo s 1902 re- 14See, e.g., David Code, Parting the Veils of Debussy s Voiles, Scottish Music Review 1 (2007): 43 67; Jean-Michel Nectoux, Harmonie en bleu et or: Debussy, la musique, et les arts (Paris: Fayard, 2005); Leon Botstein, Beyond the Illusions of Realism: Painting and Debussy s...
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19th-Century Music. 2014; 38179–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2014.38.1.079
Published: 01 July 2014
... number of his cyclic vocal works. I call these works anthology cycles, a group that includes A Boy Was Born (1932 33), Serenade (1943), Spring Symphony (1949), Noc- turne (1958), and War Requiem (1961), among others. Walter Bernhart opts not to discuss sev- eral of these in a chapter on Britten s song...
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19th-Century Music. 2011; 343211–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2011.34.3.211
Published: 01 March 2011
... setting of [Shake- speare s] Over hill, over dale to the tune of Mendelssohn s song Neue Liebe [op. 19, no. 448 Another instance is the film s opening scene, which features a theme from the finale of Mendelssohn s Third Symphony ( Scottish op. 56, transformed into a choral ode and sung by Athenians. The...
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19th-Century Music. 2010; 34187–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2010.34.1.087
Published: 01 July 2010
..., however, fair game as subjects of debate. For example, in a glowing review of Mendelssohn s Scottish Symphony, published in the Musical World in 1842, the London critic George Macfarren declared that this genera- tion has added one to the Great Trinity of Ge- nius and predicted that future generations...
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19th-Century Music. 2009; 323235–283 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2009.32.3.235
Published: 01 March 2009
...: Mason & Law, 1850), and The Haydn Collec- tion of Church Music, ed. B. F. Baker and L. H. Southard (Boston: Charles H. Peirce, 1850). 246 19TH CENTURY MUSIC Symphony, Sonata or Quartette of the master, and the harmony altered, and even the melody curtailed, stretched, or twisted to the measure of the...
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19th-Century Music. 2005; 292142–160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2005.29.2.142
Published: 01 November 2005
... traditions, the many storm/rage numbers, where the connec- tion is made through simile or metaphor. Or, closer to what Wagner liked to consider home, there are the depictions of nature-feeling in Beethoven s Pastoral Symphony, where the con- nection moves from metaphor to something that seems to represent...
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19th-Century Music. 2005; 292185–295 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2005.29.2.185
Published: 01 November 2005
... s otherwise excellent chap- ter in CH19 entitled Words and Music in Ger- many and France. The subject is Wolf s song, Nimmersatte Liebe ( Insatiable Love Chain-sequences of augmented triads were harmo- nies with a history ever since the first theme of the first movement of [Liszt s Faust Symphony...
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19th-Century Music. 2004; 28177–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2004.28.1.77
Published: 01 July 2004
... of his works spans a number of years and locations. One example of this problem is the Symphony in A Minor, op. 56 ( Scottish Mendelssohn sketched the work s first sixteen measures in Holyrood Castle (Edinburgh) on 30 July 1829 and referred to [his] Scottish symphony in a letter to his family...
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19th-Century Music. 2005; 283254–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2005.28.3.254
Published: 01 March 2005
... and advice. 1Cecil Gray, A Survey of Contemporary Music (2nd edn. London: Humphrey Milford, 1927), p. 93. Elgar and Chivalry AIDAN J. THOMSON He might have been a great composer if he had not been such a perfect gentleman. 1 Thus did the anglicized Scottish critic Cecil Gray summarize Edward Elgar in...
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19th-Century Music. 2003; 27297–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2003.27.2.97
Published: 01 November 2003
... parallel in a slightly later project by its likely author, Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung edi- tor Gottfried Wilhelm Fink. In 1831 Fink pub- lished a study purporting to show that what was widely held to be the most primitive of European musics, that of the Scottish High- landers, was derived from that of...
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19th-Century Music. 1996; 193289 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746217
Published: 01 April 1996
..., Owen-Orpheus Revisited: A Ten-Year Retrospect on the Andante con moto of Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto 31 Lorraine, Renee Cox see Reviews 96 Mercer-Taylor, Peter-Mendelssohn's "Scottish" Symphony and the Music of German Memory 68 Parmer, Dillon-Brahms, Song Quotation, and Secret Programs 161...
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19th-Century Music. 2001; 243252–267 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2001.24.3.252
Published: 01 March 2001
... Scotland. In the legacy of Scottish folk song there are songs much more recognizably akin to the Gondellieder of Mendelssohn and the salon barcaroles of Rubinstein than those heard by Goethe at their fons et origo. In this regard, we should bear in mind that there are at least two distinct ways of musi...
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19th-Century Music. 1997; 21138–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746831
Published: 01 July 1997
... Europa: Paradigmen in Form, Funktion und Ideologie 1990 36 Altick, The Shows of London, pp. 219-20 Altick 219 The Shows of London Bergman, Lighting in the Theatre Bergman Lighting in the Theatre 37 Peter Mercer-Taylor, "Mendels- sohn's 'Scottish' Symphony and the Music of...