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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. 2018; 42273–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.2.73
Published: 04 December 2018
... mass consumer culture, and escalating urbanization, the folk proved to be the perfect tabula rasa upon which the historiographical, political, and ethnological fantasies of the fin de siècle could be inscribed. Positioned as a restorative bulwark against the shifting tides of modernity, the talismanic...
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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
... material and contemporaneous press reports, examines the origins, challenges, and decline of this unlikely cultural and musical enterprise. Located far from the center of French theatrical activity, the Béziers festival was implicated in the contentious fin-de-siècle debates over cultural decentralization...
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19th-Century Music. 2003; 263278–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2003.26.3.278
Published: 01 March 2003
... Huebner. French Opera at the Fin de Siècle: Wagnerism, Nationalism, and Style. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. xvii, 526 pp. Richard Wagner still casts his powerful shadow. These two stimulating books on French opera of the mid- and late nineteenth century both signiŽ cant contributions to our...
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19th-Century Music. 1995; 183257–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746687
Published: 01 April 1995
... A Cultural History 1989 Carl E. Schorske, Fin-de- Siecle Vienna: Politics and Culture (New York, 1980) Schorske Fin-de Siecle Vienna: Politics and Culture 1980 Leon Botstein, Judentum und Modernitit: Essays zur Rolle der Juden in der deutschen und 6sterreichischen Kultur, 1848 bis 1938...
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19th-Century Music. 1995; 183236–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746686
Published: 01 April 1995
... and Klimt: Social Experience and Artistic Evolution," Daedalus 111 (1982), 29-49 Schorske Mahler and Klimt: Social Experience and Artistic Evolution 29 111 Daedalus 1982 Mahler, in Fin de Siécle Vienna: Politics and Culture (New York, 1980), pp. 263-73 Mahler 263 Fin de Siécle Vienna...
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19th-Century Music. 1987; 11143–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746631
Published: 01 July 1987
... 1980 61 Lockspeiser, p. 227. 227 62 Mondor, p. 793 793 Le Soleil des morts: A Fin-de-si cle Portrait Gallery SUSAN YOUENS In an appendix to the first volume of Debussy: His Life and Mind, Edward Lockspeiser called attention to a fin-de-sikcle roman ~i clef con- taining a series of...
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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
... examine not only Dvořák's mythologized image as a composer at the fin de siècle , but the history of the symphonic poem, the politics of the Vienna-Prague critical axis, and the hardening of critical orthodoxy in the twentieth century. Through an in-depth study of Píseň bohatýrská 's reception, I reveal a...
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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
... monophonic songs now reads as a form of history writing. In this article, I argue that French music scholars of the fin de siècle acted out their preferred narratives of music history through folk-song harmonizations. What seemed like a unanimously motivated nationalist project actually reveals the...
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19th-Century Music. 2011; 35172–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2011.35.1.72
Published: 01 July 2011
... hybrid Grimm and Bechstein tales purportedly tran- scribed from oral sources on which Mahler s work is presumed to have drawn. Perhaps it did. But it is also possible that Mahler, too, may have first learned the story not through a published text, but from an oral source.19 According to Henry-Louis de La...
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19th-Century Music. 2020; 433209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2020.43.3.209
Published: 01 March 2020
... and PhD candidate in his- torical musicology at New York University. His research centers on depictions of femmes fatales in French andGerman fin-de-siècle opera, intersections of gender and sexuality, voice studies, continental philosophy, and African American lives and music. Janet Schmalfeldt is...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 423250 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.42.3.250
Published: 01 April 2019
... . 2019 250 19th CENtURY MUSIC INDEX FOR VOLUME 42 (2018 19) Branger, Jean-Christophe A Reading of Massenet s Esclarmonde by Chabrier: How Should French Composers Respond to Wagnerian Music Drama? 96 Cole, Ross Vernacular Song and the Folkloric Imagination at the Fin de Siècle 73 Contributors 71, 155...
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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
... machismo and ardor, Don José stabs Carmen to death while musing, I was the one who killed her! / Ah! Carmen! My adored Carmen! 7 In the world of opera, the femme fatale trope peaked during the fin de siècle specifically within the period from 1875 to 1937, beginning with the produc- tion of Carmen and...
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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
... style, a concept that has captured the imagination of critics and lay-listeners alike. This article shows how discourse on Beet- hoven s late works has been underpinned by a material fascination with the composer s body, culminating in the fin-de-siècle commodification of Beethoven s mask as a memento...
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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
... performances of the song that a study of the 2Franz Liszt, Lettre d un Bachelier És-Musique; A M. Lambert Massart, Revue et gazette musicale de Paris 5/35 (2 September 1838): 345 52, at 352. Portions of this letter also appeared in German shortly thereafter. See Franz Liszt, Bruchstück eines Briefs von...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 42296–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.2.96
Published: 04 December 2018
..., Chabrier, Correspondance, 546. 47See Steven Huebner, French Opera at the Fin de Siècle: Wagnerism, Nationalism, and Style (Oxford: Oxford Uni- versity Press, 2004), 274, 284. 48E. Chabrier, letter to Henri Heugel [Paris], 12 May 1893, in Chabrier, Correspondance, 1137. 49Poème d avril, first song cycle by...
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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
..., is too large a subject to address here: a useful starting point is Tim Fulford, Romanticism and Masculinity: Gender, Politics and Poetics in the Writing of Burke, Coleridge, Cobbett, Wordsworth, De Quincy and Hazlitt (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1999). 12On Joachim s identification with the...
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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
..., Nietzsche and Music, trans. David Pellauer and Graham Parkes (Chicago: University of Chi- cago Press, 2004), 1 49. 54 19TH CENTURY MUSIC Absolute.2 Meanwhile, and from the standpoint of French and American deconstruction, Paul De Man, Sarah Kofman, Philippe Lacoue- Labarthe, and Henry Staten debated...
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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
... the two movies under consideration, while the remaining works are either influential for the composer (Konrad Wallenrod) or de- velop themes common to the Ballade. The in- tent, though, is not to interpret the Ballade I would like to thank Lawrence Kramer for generously shar- ing his thoughts about...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 41193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.1.93
Published: 01 July 2017
... Seto is associate professor of music at Connecticut College, where he conducts the college orchestra and teaches music history and theory. His research explores issues of influ- ence, nationalism, and identity in the sym- phonic culture of fin-de-siècle Paris. He is Ar- tistic Director of the Chelsea...