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19th-Century Music. 2016; 4013–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.1.3
Published: 01 July 2016
... interests in Civil War battle pieces for piano music played at home by women and at times composed by women (Elizabeth Morgan); the ballads and parlor songs of the war and their long half-lives (Richard Leppert); and the musical treatment of the war in cinema and television (Robynn Stilwell). The fourth...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 4017–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.1.7
Published: 01 July 2016
...Elizabeth Morgan During the American Civil War, women in the parlor imagined life at the front through music, playing pieces and singing songs on topics related to the conflict. Among the genres that they performed were battle pieces for the piano, episodic works that depict incidents of battle and...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 40147–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.1.47
Published: 01 July 2016
... to battle by stealing song from its foundational sensual dynamism and overlaying it with sym- bolic purpose. I m not sure. But I want to start this inquiry with an awareness of the contra- dictory effects of music before ending with a discussion of music as a medium of body and comity. When I 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
... Gazette musicale . The Gazette ’s campaign has been understood by modern scholars as a conspicuous moment in a broad aesthetic shift away from French salon music and toward high German Romanticism, and the Gazette has garnered praise for its prescience. But a closer examination of the Gazette ’s articles...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 43117–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.1.17
Published: 01 July 2019
... was unable to set aside the effeminate, and so was forgotten : Masculinity, Its Fears, and the Uses of Falsetto in the Early Nineteenth Century RoBeRT CRoWe 19th Century Music, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 17 37. ISSN: 0148-2076, e-ISSN: 1533-8606 © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California. All...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 423225–248 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.42.3.225
Published: 01 April 2019
...Laurie McManus Unlike Wagner, Mahler, or Schoenberg, Johannes Brahms is often absent from discussions of Viennese fin-de-siècle psychological theories and their intersections with musical culture. The privileged context depicting an aging Brahms resistant to new trends in politics and the arts...
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19th-Century Music. 2007; 312164–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2007.31.2.164
Published: 01 November 2007
... departs from Sophocles only on this main point. A different notion of time, articulated through Strauss s music, strikes through the ongoing present, takes hold of it, and becomes predominant. This is the time in which Elektra lives. We witness a strange battle between remembrance and forgetting as...
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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
...- shadow the remorse at the loss of life in battle. Tennyson s request suggests that Joachim s vio- lin was considered able to create musical ver- sions of these fragile moments of beauty set among broader, grander contexts of heroic great- ness and to bring the scene and its sentiment into the domestic...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 42273–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.2.73
Published: 04 December 2018
... Imagination at the Fin de Siècle 19th Century Music, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 73 95. ISSN: 0148-2076, electronic ISSN: 1533-8606 © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 4213–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.1.3
Published: 01 July 2018
...Roger Moseley The ambiguity of Chopin's music and its amenability to reinvention help account for its enduring appeal to pianists, composers, and critics. This article examines the conditions under which such ambiguity has taken shape on the page and at the piano. Just as curves become jagged—or...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 403307 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.307
Published: 01 March 2017
...: Debussy, Song, and the Art of (Dis)appearing 239 Kramer, Lawrence Afterword: Song as Subjectivity and Desire 301 Kramer, Lawrence Introduction: Battle Music, Ballads, and Their Afterlives 3 Leppert, Richard Civil War Imagery, Song, and Poetics: The Aesthetics of Sentiment, Grief, and Remembrance 20 Mahiet...
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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
...Mark Everist The French reception of Wagner is often based on the two pillars of the 1861 Tannhäuser production and that of Lohengrin in 1891. Sufficient is now known about the composer's earliest attempt to engage with Parisian music drama around 1840 to be able to understand his work on Das...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 402131–158 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.2.131
Published: 01 November 2016
... drama, including ballroom dance, battle music, and character dances. Furthermore, The Nutcracker s qualification as a ballet-féerie grouped it with a series of productions that amalgamated contemporary fashions and clas- sical forms, European influences and Russian culture, fantastic characters and...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 402159–181 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.2.159
Published: 01 November 2016
... histori- ography became truly dominant, exemplified by the critical battles pitting Dvor ák against another Czech composer, one more famous for his program music: Bedr ich Smetana. This article tells the story of Písen bohaty´rská from its compositional beginnings, through its multifaceted reception in...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 40120–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.1.20
Published: 01 July 2016
... narrative. Those two recordings introduced me to Civil War music. It was the sad ballads that got to me, and for several related reasons, including my teenage identification with the young hero of the aforementioned novel who gave his life for the cause, but also photographs of battle sites, soldiers, and...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 40156–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.1.56
Published: 01 July 2016
...Robynn J. Stilwell Two musical trends of the 1930s—the development of a practice for scoring sound films, and the increasing concertization of the spiritual in both solo and choral form—help shape the soundscape of films based in the South and/or on Civil War themes in early sound-era Hollywood...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 393248–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.39.3.248
Published: 01 March 2016
... France, in forms that could be seen as precursors to today s musicology. Earlier in the century, debates about the origins of speech and song, the role of the voice, and music s relationship to nature had guided folk-song collection and scholarship. By the fin de siècle, however, the battle over music...
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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
...Benedict Taylor Mendelssohn's overture The Hebrides or Fingal's Cave is regularly considered the musical landscape (or seascape) painting par excellence . Scarcely another work has such an unerring capacity to suggest the wide horizons, delicate nuances of changing color and light, the ceaseless...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 39287–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.2.87
Published: 01 November 2015
... in the Art of War that the drum commands all things in battle, proclaim- ing the commands of the officer to his troops. 13 Music also served an emotional role, evoking the passions. Edward Gibbon wrote of martial music that the mechanical operation of sounds, by quickening the circulation of the...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 392142–166 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.2.142
Published: 01 November 2015
...Inge van Rij The development and rapid spread of the electric telegraph in the mid-nineteenth century were profoundly entangled with music in ways that are seldom if ever acknowledged. Particular emphasis is often placed on sound recording as enacting what Attali describes as “the moment when...