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19th-Century Music. 2008; 32126–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2008.32.1.026
Published: 01 July 2008
...Jeffrey S. Sposato This article examines German and English reactions to Felix Mendelssohn's 1836 oratorio, Paulus . German Protestant audiences recognized Paulus 's devotional, or spiritual, quality, which derived from its incorporation of well-known Lutheran chorales. In using chorales and...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 4313–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.1.3
Published: 01 July 2019
... originate with Felix Mendelssohn, who included the aria in his second performance of the Passion in 1841. The aria’s character appears to have been established later in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in critical writings that regarded it as transcendent and representative of the Passion’s...
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19th-Century Music. 2004; 282108–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2004.28.2.108
Published: 01 November 2004
...Joel Haney Felix Mendelssohn's establishment of the concert overture as a domain of lively compositional innovation represents one of the most important achievements of orchestral music from the period immediately following Beethoven's death. In their remarkable ability to evoke lofty extramusical...
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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
...Nathan Platte In his first film score, Erich Wolfgang Korngold adapted the works of Felix Mendelssohn so that the music seemed to interact and respond with the visual editing of the film, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Warner Bros., 1935). By detailing the facets of this unusual production, which...
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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
... an unprecedented critical focus to the examination of a much-maligned repertoire through an exploration of the hymn tunes based on the work of one of its leading beneficiaries, Felix Mendelssohn. Gathered here are fifty-eight hymn tunes drawn from Mendelssohn's work, capturing what appears (based on...
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19th-Century Music. 2002; 262113–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2002.26.2.113
Published: 01 November 2002
...Marian Wilson Kimber The idea that Felix Mendelssohn prevented his sister, Fanny Hensel, from publishing her compositions is central to biographical representations of her, including Franççoise Tillard's Fanny Mendelssohn (1992) and Gloria Kamen's Hidden Music (1996). This story can be traced to...
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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
..., Haydn, Weber, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Wagner, Tchaikovsky, Bruckner, Mahler, Reger, Wolf, Schoenberg, and Berg. A mask of Mozart has been long dis- missed as inauthentic, but its dissemination despite evidence of forgery affirms how strongly these objects were valued.18 Plate 1: Lionello...
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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
... surprising, given their unreserved enthusiasm for the composer. Both critics saw the fantasias to be the highest manifestation of musical organicism since Beethoven, and they proclaimed that Glinka, as his true spiritual heir, had achieved what composers such as Mendelssohn, Chopin, and Schumann failed to...
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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
.... Joachim s role in nineteenth-century English concert life is long celebrated. It was secured by the success of his first performance, when he was probably not yet quite fourteen years old, of the Beethoven Violin Concerto under Mendelssohn on 27 May 1844. ( Probably because no confirmation of the birth...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 42153–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.1.53
Published: 01 July 2018
... reading of Adorno, Bloch, Jankélé- vitch, Deleuze, and Félix Guattari, he shows how these writers deferred in very different ways to music s semantic elusiveness as a way to destabilize metaphysics, at the same time 12Ibid., 22. 13Martin Scherzinger, Introduction: On Sonotropism, Contemporary Music...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 413225–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.41.3.225
Published: 01 March 2018
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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
... Marx, in Mendelssohn and His World, ed. R. Larry Todd (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991), 212. 33Leon Botstein, The Aesthetics of Assimilation and Af- firmation: Reconstructing the Career of Felix Mendels- sohn, in Mendelssohn and His World, ed. R. Larry Todd (Princeton: Princeton...
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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
... photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Rights and Permissions Web site, at httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/ reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/ncm.2013.37.3.3. MATTHEW GELBART When the thirteen-year-old Felix Mendelssohn was traveling in Switzerland with his family, he...
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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
... photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Rights and Permissions Web site, at httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/ reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/ncm.2013.37.3.3. MATTHEW GELBART When the thirteen-year-old Felix Mendelssohn was traveling in Switzerland with his family, he...
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19th-Century Music. 2014; 373211–241 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2014.37.3.211
Published: 01 March 2014
..., Délibes, and Bizet, as well as canonical foreign composers like Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Schumann vouched for the genre s aesthetic legitimacy.10 Indeed, as Peter Lamothe has outlined, this hybrid form of tragédie lyrique was seen as a possible alternative for the future of the French musical stage...
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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
..., as well as character pieces by European artists, including Felix Mendelssohn s Lieder ohne Worte. There existed an understood set of cri- teria for such music: women were the most likely performers, although men were not barred from performing it; pieces were short, diatonic, and formally...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 363231–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.36.3.231
Published: 01 March 2013
... written in French, with only the occasional letter in German. Liszt also used German in his correspondence with Wagner, Schumann, Peter Cornelius, and Felix Draeseke in letters dating from the Weimar period.39 Even though Liszt was relearning his mother tongue, there is little evidence to suggest that...
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19th-Century Music. 2010; 342186–207 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2010.34.2.186
Published: 01 November 2010
... Clavier.2 Schu- KEITH CHAPIN In an 1837 review of Felix Mendelssohn s Pre- ludes and Fugues, op. 35, Robert Schumann called his readers attention to slight but sig- nificant differences in fugal technique: In a word, these fugues have much of Sebastian in them and might make the most sharp-sighted...
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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
... of Dr. Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Musical World 17 (16 June 1842), 185 87. 9James Davison, Musical World (9 Feb. 1850), 77 78. 89 COLIN EATOCK Crystal Palace Concerts Davison would have dared to dismiss Beethoven or Handel so lightly, but in 1850 Schubert s stature was still contestable. In this...
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19th-Century Music. 2008; 322131–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2008.32.2.131
Published: 01 November 2008
... Press, 1979), p. 10. 3Robert Schumann, Aufzeichnungen über Mendelssohn, in Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, ed. Heinz-Klaus Metzger and Rainer Riehn, Musik-Konzepte 14/15 (Munich: Edi- tion Text + Kritik, 1980), p. 107. 4John Horton, The Chamber Music of Mendelssohn (Lon- don: G. Cumberlege, Oxford...