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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
...Daneen Wardrop Civil War bands, indispensable to both Union and Confederate troops, were employed by officers to keep morale high during times of rest and relaxation, and to instill regional pride during times of battle. I engage in an inquiry into the functions of the Civil War band in order to...
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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
...Richard Leppert The American Civil War (1861–65) produced staggering numbers of casualties, including from what to this day remains the bloodiest one-day battle (Antietam) in the country's history. Most combatants were young, many still teenagers, or at most in their early twenties, a fact...
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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; 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. 2012; 362146–158 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2012.36.2.146
Published: 01 November 2012
... Civil War. For his immensely popular work The Dying Poet (1864), composer-pianist Louis Moreau Gottschalk likely drew inspiration from two French poems of the same title that employed both the dying poet trope and complex imagery of reminiscence. Although The Dying Poet was one of Gottschalk's most...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 423157–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.42.3.157
Published: 01 April 2019
... opposed to the operetta film star Eggerth, the Countess proves in large part to correspond to aspects of Liszt s positive assessment of the 11Laura Tunbridge, Singing in the Age of Anxiety: Lieder Performances in New York and London between the World Wars (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018), 89...
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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
... University Press, 2007). 10G. R. Searle, A New England? Peace and War, 1886 1918 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2004). Interdisciplinary litera- ture on the fin de siècle is expansive, with recent third wave studies adopting a global perspective. See Fin de siècle and Its Legacy, ed. Mikulá Teich and Roy...
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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
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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; 41175–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.1.75
Published: 01 July 2017
...: Compositional Theory in Post-War Europe (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001), 120. 2Reprinted in Boulez, Stocktakings from an Apprentice- ship (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991), 274. 76 19TH CENTURY MUSIC Now, far from being feebly fragmented, the structure is rich in invention and shimmeringly...
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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
... conference, which lends its title to the issue, commemorated two events: the 150th anniver- sary of the de facto end of the American Civil War in April 1865, and the publication at roughly the same time of the original version of Walt Whitman s collection of Civil War poems, Drum- Taps. The volume was in...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 40281–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.2.81
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Lisbon or, Fraud, Thieving, and Comedy In his popular history of Lisbon of 1903, jour- nalist Alfredo de Mesquita Pimentel (1871 1931) described the decades of liberal gover- nance in the city, poised between the civil war of 1834 and the consolidated regime of bour- geois wealth of the 1860s, as an era...
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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
... of Light and Obscurantism around Civilization. Excelsior, premiered at La Scala in 1881 in the context of a National Exhibition in Milan, celebrates the triumphs of human industry over obscurantism through a series of historical moments and technical achieve- ments.25 In it, the darkness of the...
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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
... musicocritical trench warfare over the fifteen years from 1899 to the start of the First World War. On the other hand, the reception of Písen bohaty´rská also shows how certain elements of the varied discourse forged by Czech critics at the end of the century regarding Dvor ák s music and life nevertheless...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 40179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.1.79
Published: 01 July 2016
... most recently Civil War Nurse Narratives (Univer- sity of Iowa Press) and Cyclorama (Fordham University Press). ...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 393272–289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.39.3.272
Published: 01 March 2016
... and ballet each hypostatize a particular moment of the totality of the arts at the (often violent) expense of the other. In his essay Reuniting the Three Human Arts, Wagner describes their relationship as some- thing of a civil war: The extent to which the arts of Dance and Poetry were made to be...
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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
... history had become in- stitutionalized. See Jane Fulcher, French Cultural Politics and Music: From the Dreyfus Affair to the First World War (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999), 56 63. 10The idea that nationalism might be tied to the creation and dissemination of favorable historical narratives has...
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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
....2015.39.2.87. SIMON WERRETT This article explores connections between sci- ence, music, and the military in London in the first decades of the nineteenth century.1 Rather than look for applications of music or sound in war, it considers some techniques common to these fields, exemplified in practices involving...
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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
... the difficulty many had in comprehending the telegraph s transcendence over the physical do- main. One German woman, for example, turned up at a telegraph office with a bowl of Sauer- kraut and insisted that it be wired to her son, then a soldier in the Franco-Prussian war.47 Similarly, the London...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 392125–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.2.125
Published: 01 November 2015
... of faculties with tendencies to a type of music. For instance, amativeness gives the musician a preference for love songs ; com- bativeness gives a preference for musical pro- ductions of a martial and war-like character. 42 Moreover, he asserted: Phrenology teaches us that just as the seven...