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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
...Abigail Fine This article shows how discourse on Beethoven's late works has been underpinned by material fascination with the composer's body, most apparent in the cult veneration of his dying face, which was commodified in the form of his mask. From 1890 to 1920 in Germany and Austria, Beethoven's...
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19th-Century Music. 2014; 382145–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2014.38.2.145
Published: 01 November 2014
...Robert D. Pearson After the failure of Beethoven's opera Fidelio, oder die eheliche Liebe in 1805, a series of reviews criticized the dramatic layout of the opera and Beethoven's musical setting. Much of the critical response to the first version focuses on an incongruity between the opera's first...
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19th-Century Music. 2011; 343302–315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2011.34.3.302
Published: 01 March 2011
...Tobias Pontara The very last scene of Andrei Tarkovsky's film Stalker (1979) portrays a young girl who moves glasses around on a table just by fixing her eyes on them. As she performs this magical act the “Ode to Joy” from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, alongside the sound of a passing train, briefly...
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19th-Century Music. 2009; 332110–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2009.33.2.110
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nicholas Mathew This article argues for a number of hitherto unrecognized continuities——stylistic, aesthetic, and ideological——between Beethoven's marginalized ““political music”” from the period of the Congress of Vienna and his canonical symphonic works. It rereads his œœuvre against the...
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19th-Century Music. 2007; 312099–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2007.31.2.099
Published: 01 November 2007
... laid them aside for a period of several months; the only exception to this pattern is the Mass in Ab. And not until early 1824 did Schubert begin to seek publication or public performance for newly composed works in the large multi-movement instrumental genres--in Beethoven's genres. Finally, in...
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19th-Century Music. 2006; 302097–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2006.30.2.097
Published: 01 November 2006
...Matthew Head Almost a decade ago, Sanna Pederson observed that the heroic in the posthumous reception of Beet-hoven's life and music functions as a sign of the composer's unassailable masculinity. What Pederson did not explore, however, is how the construction of the heroic in Beethoven's works...
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19th-Century Music. 2006; 293289–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2006.29.3.289
Published: 01 March 2006
...K. Knittel "Polemic in the Concert Hall": the title of Richard Heuberger's article in the Neue freie Presse refers in no uncertain terms to the uproar surrounding Mahler's performances of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in Vienna. The two performances, on 18 and 22 February 1900, used Mahler's own...
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19th-Century Music. 2003; 2713–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2003.27.1.3
Published: 01 July 2003
...NICHOLAS COOK . Among Beethoven's works are a number that were highly successful in their own time but that became an embarrassment to later critics. In this article I explore the critical strategies used to explain away the success of two such works, Wellingtons Sieg and Der glorreiche Augenblick...
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19th-Century Music. 2003; 27125–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2003.27.1.25
Published: 01 July 2003
...J. Q. DAVIES . On 22 June 1829, the legendary French harpist, convicted forger and escaped felon, Robert Nicolas Charles Bochsa performed his most infamous musical offense: a rendition of Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony with stage action. Since Grove, this surprisingly early reworking of the Sixth...
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19th-Century Music. 2003; 263235–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2003.26.3.235
Published: 01 March 2003
... of Dahlhaus's "unbridgeable rift" from the music of Beethoven and provides a critique of the relationship between the "heroic" male subject with his inspirational beloved. Examples are drawn from Rossini's Tancredi (1813) and William Tell (1829), and Beethoven's An die ferne Geliebte (1810), Fidelio...
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19th-Century Music. 2001; 252-3127–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2001.25.2-3.127
Published: 01 November 2001
... the most extreme examples are furnished by movements whose recapitulations end emphatically in a nontonic key. The locus classicus is Beethoven's Egmont Overture: the recapitulation of this F-minor piece is diverted to a solidly grounded D major, deferring normative tonal closure into an extended coda...
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19th-Century Music. 1999; 223281–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746802
Published: 01 April 1999
... (Berlin, 1872), p. 39 Lenz 39 Die Grossen Pianoforte-Virtuosen unserer Zeit aus persönlicher Bekanntschaft: Liszt-Chopin-Tausig-Henselt 1872 Eigeldinger, Chopin, pp. 277-78 Eigeldinger 277 Chopin 10 Ernst Oster, "The Fantaisie-Impromptu: A Tribute to Beethoven," in Aspects of...
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19th-Century Music. 1998; 22191–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746794
Published: 01 July 1998
...José A. Bowen Copyright 1998 The Regents of the University of California Beethoven Hero Burnham Scott Beethoven and the Construction of Genius: Musical Politics in Vienna, 1792-1803 DeNora Tia Review The Value of Beethoven JOSE A. BOWEN Scott Burnham, Beethoven Hero...
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19th-Century Music. 1995; 19150–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746719
Published: 01 July 1995
... (Munich, 1963), p. 34 Schnapp 34 E. T. A. Hoffmann, Schriften zur Musik: Nachlese 1963 3 Musikalische Novellen, p. 68. 68 Musikalische Novellen 4 Robin Wallace, Beethoven's Critics (Cambridge, 1986), p. 24. Wallace 24 Beethoven's Critics 1986 5 Peter Schnaus, E. T. A...
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19th-Century Music. 1993; 17189–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746784
Published: 01 July 1993
... American Imago 1981 2 Carl Dahlhaus's Ludwig van Beethoven: Approaches to the Music, trans. Mary Whittall (Oxford, 1991) Dahlhaus Ludwig van Beethoven: Approaches to the Music 1991 p. 15 pp. 51-52, 56-57, 98 3 Edward T. Cone, The Composer's Voice (Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1974...
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19th-Century Music. 1991; 15123–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746296
Published: 01 July 1991
...James H. Johnson Copyright 1991 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 J. G. Prod'homme, Les Symphonies de Beethoven [1906, rpt. New York, 1977], pp. 20-21 Prod'homme 20 Les Symphonies de Beethoven 1977 2 Jean Mongrédien, La Musique en France: des Lu...
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19th-Century Music. 1991; 143247–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746537
Published: 01 April 1991
... an die Verehrer Beethoven's, dated "Bonn, an Beethovens Geburtstage, den 17. December 1835," NZfM 4 (1836), 121-22 121 4 NZfM 1836 Leipzig Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung 38 (1836), 247 Leipzig 247 38 Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung 1836 "Inauguration des Beethoven- Monuments" appeared...
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19th-Century Music. 1990; 133183–192 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746446
Published: 01 April 1990
...Scott Burnham Copyright 1990 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Ludwig van Beethoven und seine Verleger: Ihr Verkehr und Briefwechsel, ed. Max Unger (Berlin, 1921), p. 92 Unger 92 Ludwig van Beethoven und seine Verleger: Ihr Verkehr und Briefwechsel 1921...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 41295–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.2.95
Published: 01 November 2017
... symphonic music. The article concludes with the reception of the opening of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and the finale of Schubert's Octet, D. 803, using critics’ comments as a basis for extrapolating, through new analyses, as to the features that might make the particular works remarkable as examples of...
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19th-Century Music. 1988; 122116–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746736
Published: 01 October 1988
...." 12 Lina Ramann, Lisztiana (Mainz, 1983), p. 387 387 August 1874 13 Hárich (1934), 512 512 14 Hárich (1934), 512 512 15 Acta mus. Nr. 3500 Hárich (1934), 514 514 16 Hárich, "Beethoven in Eisenstadt," Burgenländische Heimatblätter 21 (1959), 168-88 Hárich 168 21...