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19th-Century Music. 2016; 393223–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.39.3.223
Published: 01 March 2016
... reminiscence and allusion; auditory distancing; disruptions of form and genre; and surface distortions. Nostalgia as a cultural and medical concept also provides a prism through which his contemporaries perceived Chopin's illness, his experience in exile, and his music. I am grateful to Daniel R. Melamed...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 43267–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.2.67
Published: 01 November 2019
...: Gaetano Brunetti s Obsessional Symphony PETER PESIC Obsession may be the besetting disorder of modern consciousness, if not its hallmark. During the nineteenth century, monomania became the most frequently diagnosed form of mental illness. For instance, during the period 1826 33, 45 percent of the inmates...
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19th-Century Music. 2014; 373188–210 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2014.37.3.188
Published: 01 March 2014
... contradictions. The fundamental problem was the work's ambiguous position: as a new grand opera appearing at a time when Parisian operatic culture was centered ever more on old masterpieces. Moreover, the new work's length (although characteristic of its genre) seemed ill suited to performance in Second Empire...
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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
... illness at the end of his life, a more thorough examination of Brahms s potential engagement with psychological sci- ences and arts is needed. The anecdotal reports in which Brahms reexamines his adult life in light of childhood experiences suggest that he too engaged in the emerging trend of psychologi...
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
... Sonzogno ill. In no condition to hear a reading, Sonzogno asked Leoncavallo for permission to keep the libretto overnight, sent him a free ticket to Samson et Dalila, told him the following morn- ing that he liked the libretto, and asked to see him two days later at Casa Sonzogno in Milan, where he would...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 412151–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.2.151
Published: 01 November 2017
... doubt is raised as the reality of the idea of the devil, which therefore lessens its importance. What has the last Act got to do with the devil? A man, ill, disappointed, tormented by his con- science, dies of heart failure and is found by the night watchman. The last word, too, is a victim (and not...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 412121–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.2.121
Published: 01 November 2017
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 4113–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.1.3
Published: 01 July 2017
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 403201–222 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.201
Published: 01 March 2017
.... In some instances the warning is directed against the dangers and deceptions that lurk in the external world: Be on guard, for your friend is plotting ill against you ( Zwielicht Possibly it is nothing less than a loss of the subject s own sense of identity that is at stake here, the self-alienation...
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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
... trumpets first as- sociated with Fritz s bullying take their full meaning as military instruments in the battle scene. Clara faces a series of apparitions: the mice rummaging about in the dead of night, her godfather standing on the clock like a bird of ill omen, the Christmas tree transforming at the...
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19th-Century Music. 2006; 293211–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2006.29.3.211
Published: 01 March 2006
...Francesca Brittan Both the literary program of Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique and his personal letters dating from the year of the work's composition are suffused with the rhetoric of illness, detailing a maladie morale characterized by melancholy, nervous "exultation," black presentiments, and a...
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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
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 39299–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.2.99
Published: 01 November 2015
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 3913–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.1.3
Published: 01 July 2015
... token, however, the wider conno- tations of the word imply that the subtler, unseen ways in which the self is unwittingly fashioned may be just as extraneous and disposable as an ill-fitting, outdated doublet and hose.43 Fashions change, and the tectonic plates of ide- ology shift. Beatrice and Benedick...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 39156–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.1.56
Published: 01 July 2015
... is inscribed in nature. 6 In an interview of 1909 he maintained that the ills of contemporary musical composition stemmed from an insufficient attentiveness to the sounds of nature: We attach too much importance to musical writing [l écriture musi- cale], formula, and craft [métier]! We don t lis...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 383193–218 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.38.3.193
Published: 01 March 2015
... itself, this spiritualistic illness of the age, which vibrates in almost all of us I have never encountered these phenomena so distinctly and so frighteningly as in the concert by Liszt. Report in Allgemeine Zeitung, 8 May 1844, cited in Heinrich Heine on Liszt, ed. Rainer Kleinertz, trans. Susan...