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19th-Century Music. 2017; 403239–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.239
Published: 01 March 2017
... with the containing landscape. But Debussy's fascination with the poetry of Paul Verlaine, over a period of twenty-two years from 1882 to 1904, juxtaposes such evocations of intense sensuous presence with songs of alienated absence and ironic distance. The poems Debussy set from Verlaine's Fêtes...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 403201–222 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.201
Published: 01 March 2017
... context of Eichendorff's wider literary production. This article proposes applying an Eichendorffian aesthetic to Schumann's op. 39, viewing its phantasmagoric interconnections, absence of clear narrative order, sense of temporal dislocation and persistent theme of the loss of self as profoundly...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 402106–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.2.106
Published: 01 November 2016
... collaboration with Ibsen. This article examines the significance of mood in one of Grieg's last works, the piano collection Stemninger (“Moods”), op. 73, and assesses the term's significance and its association with notions of landscape, absence, agency, and displacement. Preliminary versions of this...
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19th-Century Music. 2020; 433194–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2020.43.3.194
Published: 01 March 2020
... desire in Salome. This deconstruction of presence/ absence and lack/plenitude is what the trope of the femme fatale embodies in her drive toward material presence. According to Doane, the sys- tem of lack and phallic acquisition is such that: The initial relation to the mother [Herodias] . . . is too...
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19th-Century Music. 2020; 433170–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2020.43.3.170
Published: 01 March 2020
..., because my examples both invoke and involve words. In my first case, how- ever, an ambivalent attitude on the part of the composer undermines the possibility of a pro- gram, and in line with Klein, the absence of words leaves the question of whether the music narrates open to the ongoing debate...
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19th-Century Music. 2020; 433143–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2020.43.3.143
Published: 01 March 2020
... further paradox: face relics draw attention both to the pres- ence and absence of Christ, a dialectic explored by Cynthia Hahn, Absent No Longer: The Saint and the Sign in Late Medieval Pictorial Hagiography, in Hagiographie und Kunst. Der Heiligenkult in Schrift, Bild und Architektur, ed. Gottfried...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 43299–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.2.99
Published: 01 November 2019
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 432121–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.2.121
Published: 01 November 2019
... ear: the ear is the conscience of the sounds, it informs us about anything that maintains this order and warns us of all that disturbs it. 33 Both a judge in the courtroom of music and the pupil s consciousness in the absence of the teacher, the musical had to be developed as a control. The ear was...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 43138–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.1.38
Published: 01 July 2019
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 423184–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.42.3.184
Published: 01 April 2019
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 422123–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.2.123
Published: 04 December 2018
... language of lines) into how the canvass evokes more abstract thought, into how a broader sentimental feeling can be expressed by a detail or, indeed, by its absence.10 Ruskin s aim is to reveal, in an artistic representation of a dog mourning over the dead body of his owner, the manner in which heartfelt...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 42130–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.1.30
Published: 01 July 2018
... absence the music an- nounces. Since the early twentieth century, crit- ics have tended to find those words in the po- etry of Adam Mickiewicz, though there was already a strong connection between the Polish poet and Chopin in Paris s salon culture of the 1830s and 40s.5 The problem is not that we are...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 413183–205 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.41.3.183
Published: 01 March 2018
... circle started the translation project, not a single origi- nal opera in Czech existed. In the absence of any tradition to fall upon, the Jungmann circle embraced the quantitative verse system (the so-called c asomíra), where the metric patterns of individual lines were decided by long and short...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 413206–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.41.3.206
Published: 01 March 2018
..., including a Rossini duet, what seems to be an improvised virtuoso violin number (No. 3 Violinpièce, performed by Mr. C. Nossek), and two numbers (most probably light) by the pianist-composer Carl Evers (1819 75). The second report covered both concerts. The author regretted the absence of Stockhausen s...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 4113–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.1.3
Published: 01 July 2017
...- ception of Wagner is marked by the almost complete absence of any account of an equally important moment in Wagner-reception in Paris: the production of Rienzi that ran from 1869 to 1870.6 Indeed, in the popular mythol- ogy that surrounds the understanding of the subject, the event has been ignored in...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 41175–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.1.75
Published: 01 July 2017
... which Jeux s largely lost choreography was created. Meanwhile, the gestural life of belle époque Paris, and tennis culture in particular, can illuminate both the ballet and its attendant moeurs even in the absence of an exact recon- struction of Nijinsky s original choreography.23 We should take them...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 41131–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.1.31
Published: 01 July 2017
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 403307 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.307
Published: 01 March 2017
...´rská and the Historiography of Czech Music 159 Contributors 79, 182, 306 Cruz, Gabriela Sr. José, the Worker mélomane, or Opera and Democracy in Lisbon ca. 1850 81 Grimley, Daniel MIn the Mood : Peer Gynt and the Affective Landscapes of Grieg s Stemninger, Op. 73 106 Johnson, Julian Present Absence...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 403185–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.185
Published: 01 March 2017
... as sound an apparent presence without material body this subjec- tive being is always haunted by an absence, by the possibility that the subject so designated is really somewhere else, in space or in time. And as numerous writers have asked just whose subjectivity is potentially sounded in song, and...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 403301–305 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.301
Published: 01 March 2017
.... Leonard J. Kent and Eliza- beth C. Knight (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969), 237. 305 AFTERWORDthat the beloved appear, we should add that the beloved, alas, almost never does appear. The beloved in song is above all an imperative of absence.9 The absence seems almost necessary so that the song...