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19th-Century Music (2016) 39 (3): 248–271.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Sindhumathi Revuluri A favorite project of scholars in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century France was to collect folk songs from various French provinces and to add new harmonic accompaniments before publishing them. This folk-song project, like so many others, has obvious nationalist...
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19th-Century Music (2018) 42 (2): 73–95.
Published: 04 December 2018
...Ross Cole This article foregrounds discrepancies between vernacular singing in England and the work of London’s Folk-Song Society during the 1890s. Figures such as Lucy Broadwood, Kate Lee, and Hubert Parry acted as gatekeepers through whom folk culture had to pass in order to be understood as such...
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19th-Century Music (2020) 43 (3): 170–193.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of generational disillusion. 42 We are urged to hear the savage irony with which the post-Romantic Heine mocks the out- worn conventions of the early Romantics. He adopts one of their central themes, the frustra- tions of unrequited love, by imitating their ideal- istic, nationalistic, folk-song...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 43 (2): 121–139.
Published: 01 November 2019
... fourth some tones into my memory, for instance by thinking of a folk tune that is well known to me without its words, then I feel noth- ing in my organ of speech. Yet I do have a strange feeling in my vocal tract; I seem to be (inwardly) singing along with it. 26 While praising Stricker s writings...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 42 (3): 157–183.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Eggerth in at least one other film instance treats a Schumann Lied more like a familiar folk song than art music. Two additional scenes in the film hammer this message home. Early on, Schubert begins to form a friendship with the daughter of the owner of a pawn shop, who helped him to earn a higher than...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 42 (3): 184–224.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., the ostinato variation technique s link to folk practice is tenuous at best, and most claims of such a link have been overwhelmingly driven by pure speculation or by ideological agendas rather than by ethno- graphic research.11 Moreover, Kamarinskaia 11Marina Frolova-Walker, Russian Music and...
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19th-Century Music (2018) 42 (2): 123–154.
Published: 04 December 2018
..., Sounding Sentimental: American Popular Song from Nineteenth- Century Ballades to 1970s Soft Rock (PhD diss., Univer- sity of Virginia, 2014). refined aesthetic modes, which included those associated with the domestic but also had potential to inform important art more broadly and thereby encourage a sense...
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19th-Century Music (2018) 41 (3): 183–205.
Published: 01 March 2018
...: Cambridge University Press, 2008), esp. 213 14; and Mark Evan Bonds, Absolute Music: The History of an Idea (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014), esp. 287 88. 8Roger Parker, Remaking the Song: Operatic Visions from Berio to Handel (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006), 3. 9See Katherine...
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19th-Century Music (2017) 41 (1): 31–47.
Published: 01 July 2017
... the Middle Ages was the fact that these operas helped to create a myth of a medieval German national- ism.12 The Minnesänger of Tannhäuser and the song contests of Die Meistersinger von Nürn- berg are Germanic versions of the troubadours and the Floral Games. Like the Renaixença, Wagner s historicism...
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19th-Century Music (2017) 40 (3): 257–282.
Published: 01 March 2017
... sources, not least from folk music. The expressive design of Youth and Love indeed refuses such individualistic interiority, as does the cycle more broadly.30 In forcefully throwing attention onto the sonic resonance of the human voice it grasps for a heightened com- municative function, obscuring...
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19th-Century Music (2017) 40 (3): 223–238.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Philip Ross Bullock Observing the use of landscape as a category of reception, whether in nineteenth-century debates about artistic realism or Soviet-era criticism, this article examines the uses of landscape in several songs by Rimsky-Korsakov and replaces a persistent emphasis in criticism on...
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19th-Century Music (2016) 40 (2): 159–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
... polymath member of this group of awakeners; he not only composed poetry but also helped to create the legal lexicon of the Czech language in addition to ethnographically collecting a vast number of Czech folk songs, legends, and fairy tales. 14See John Clapham, Dvor ák (New York: W. W. Norton, 1979), 144...
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19th-Century Music (2016) 40 (2): 106–130.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 6 11 dolce Allegretto pastorale both foreign and familiar, coupling together the text s intricate concern with local folk vernacu- lars alongside a scathing critique of contempo- rary nationalism, market economics, and Euro- pean imperialism: Peer Gynt is shame and pride hand in hand, Høgåsen...
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19th-Century Music (2016) 40 (2): 131–158.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the salvation of the fatherland. 70 As a reminder, the first section of the overture depicts the disruption of a peaceful prayer ( God, Preserve Thy People ) and the taking of arms. Fanfare calls from La Marseillaise largely dominate the texture in the battle that ensues. A peace- ful theme and folk...
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19th-Century Music (2016) 39 (3): 291.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., Sarah Principles of Geology and Sensory Experience at London s Cyclorama 167 Kieffer, Alexandra The Debussyist Ear: Listening, Representation, and French Musical Modernism 56 Revuluri, Sindhumathi French Folk Songs and the Invention of History 248 Taylor, Benedict Seascape in the Mist: Lost in...
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19th-Century Music (2016) 40 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... The Confederate musi- cians play the song Old Folks at Home, also known as Way Down upon the Swanee River, which pointedly marks their loyalty to the South. In riposte, the Union musicians, includ- ing the over-the-shoulder saxhorn players, mus- ter their response. Each side begins with a popular...
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19th-Century Music (2016) 40 (1): 56–78.
Published: 01 July 2016
... march arrangement of Stephen Foster s minstrel song Old Folks at Home (Swanee River the film Coquette (Sam Taylor, 1929) opens with a shot of the shingle of Dr. J. M. Besant on a picket fence, surrounded by morning glories. A semioperatic baritone begins to sing Li l Liza Jane, a song that had been...
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19th-Century Music (2016) 39 (3): 223–247.
Published: 01 March 2016
...- rangements of folk songs with the piano, e.g., Kujawiaki w stylu gminnym of 1845. 20Oskar Kolberg, Kujawiaki w stylu gminnym (Warsaw: Sennewald-Spies-Klukowski [1860 Mus. III 72.771 Cim. (This is a later edition of the 1845 publication.) The one exception is no. 9, which is marked Andante and is in C minor...
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19th-Century Music (2015) 39 (2): 142–166.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Anecdotes in 1848.42 Kastner, Thoreau, and the London writers reflect a widespread misunder- standing of telegraphic technology in its early years. As the London Anecdotes relate, An- other very general but erroneous idea, even among the better order of folks, is, that the humming, Aeolian harp-like effect...
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19th-Century Music (2015) 38 (3): 272–301.
Published: 01 March 2015
... folk songs taken from Paul Eisner s Folkslieder der Slawen in Arabella. 2Philip Graydon, for example, titles his analysis of borrow- ing in Die ägyptische Helena Ton und Wort: synergy and semantic import : Between Moscow and New York : Ri- chard Strauss s Die ägyptische Helena in Cultural-Histori...