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19th-Century Music. 2007; 312164–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2007.31.2.164
Published: 01 November 2007
... truth interpretation of trauma music and narration psychoanalysis and music 164 19TH CENTURY MUSIC 19th-Century Music, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 164 74. ISSN: 0148-2076, electronic ISSN 1533-8606. © 2007 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for...
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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
... King Who Reigned Twice (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001), 121 24, 159 60, 162 63, 178 79, 189 91. For the larger context of Felipe V s disordered predecessor Carlos II, see Vivian Green, The Madness of Kings: Personal Trauma and the Fate of Nations (NewYork: St. Martin s Press, 1993), 153 75...
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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
... friend of Brahms, Max Friedländer, recounted that the composer once drunkenly confessed that he had not only played in Prostitutes, Trauma, and (Auto-)Biographical Narratives: Revisiting Brahms at the Fin de Siècle LAURIE MCMANUS dangerous locales, but that he had also in essence been molested 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
... and public, complexities that possess rich creative and interpretative potential.7 Marie Sumner Lott shows how, in some of Schubert s most ambi- tious chamber music, a domestic style is por- trayed as a kind of topic in, for example, leisurely and soloistic second subjects that, by contrast...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 363248–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.36.3.248
Published: 01 March 2013
... Press, 2001), p. 259. 8See, for example, Gerhard, The Urbanization of Opera (p. 12): citing the work of Robert Laudon, he suggests one could interpret Wagnerian music drama as the heir and fulfillment of grand opera. Mary Ann Smart has identi- fied an internalizing of physical gesture and musicalizing...
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19th-Century Music. 2012; 36158–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2012.36.1.058
Published: 01 July 2012
... characterizes what Freud termed melancho- lia in another discourse on grief roughly con- temporary with Mahler s Second Symphony.16 Trauma and Melancholia In his 1917 essay, Trauer und Melancholie, Freud details the differences between two re- sponses to loss, describing mourning as healthy and melancholia...
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19th-Century Music. 2012; 353204–223 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2012.35.3.204
Published: 01 March 2012
... fascination with the morbid. References to corpses and allusions to ghosts in the diary reflect a profound trauma caused by the uncertainty of his personal situation and his awareness of the political crisis. The Stuttgart crisis is only one of numerous instances in which Chopin mapped his personal losses...
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19th-Century Music. 2012; 353238–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2012.35.3.238
Published: 01 March 2012
...) to the fear of being locked out (key to the house). As correct as this first interpretation may be, though, it is a bit of a disappointment. The imagined situa- tion is certainly unpleasant, but it hardly counts for some deep trauma of the unconscious, some confrontation with the Real. The symptom...
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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
... it; it turns away, averts its eyes in fear and horror. This omission has the damaging effect of repression that Freud warned of: it engenders return. Untold, the trauma of the fratricide resurfaces repeatedly later in the work, manifest as a recurring act of narration in the form of the bone-flute s...
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19th-Century Music. 2009; 33162–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2009.33.1.062
Published: 01 July 2009
...-Carvalho. The most significant of them, though, is the set of gramophone records buried underneath the Opééra in 1907, which was Leroux's inspiration and which emerges as the metaphorical key to interpreting the novel——if not the tradition as a whole. ©© 2009 by the Regents of the University of...
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19th-Century Music. 2007; 312099–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2007.31.2.099
Published: 01 November 2007
... latest upheaval in Schubert inter- pretation. To name several of the most salient recent examples: John Suydam updated Schering s se- cret program in 1991 to suggest that the sym- phony is unfinished because it reenacts the trauma of Schubert s putative rape by his fa- ther.11 For Susan McClary, the...
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19th-Century Music. 2007; 311053–095 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2007.31.1.053
Published: 01 July 2007
...-Minor Symphony has been en- shrouded in a morbid mystique that every com- mentator seems obliged to address in some way.2 The received lore links two related tropes. The first is that the Symphony is a consum- mate essay in negativity or cynicism. Much of the weight for this interpretation falls on the...
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19th-Century Music. 2007; 303213–229 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2007.30.3.213
Published: 01 March 2007
... widely read but now almost entirely forgotten novel- ist, Charles-Paul de Kock (1793 1871). An exact contem- porary of the composer, de Kock wrote popular novels, opéra-comique libretti, vaudevilles, and songs. He died just a few months after Auber, and his life and death were interpreted in similar ways...
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19th-Century Music. 2006; 301065–080 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2006.30.1.065
Published: 01 July 2006
... Dichterliebe as- sumes that there is a secret to be solved and a puzzle to be put together. This assumption seems to ignore the premise of Romantic herme- neutics that the meaning of an artwork cannot be exhausted by a single interpretation or re- duced to the author s intention. Worse, such an assumption...
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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
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19th-Century Music. 2002; 262178–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2002.26.2.178
Published: 01 November 2002
... songs and part songs, as well as the Mass in E and several other sacred vocal works. Music Therapy SCOTT BURNHAM Charles Fisk. Returning Cycles: Contexts for the Interpretation of Schubert s Impromptus and Last Sonatas. California Studies in Nine- teenth-Century Music. Joseph Kerman, general editor...
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19th-Century Music. 2001; 243225–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2001.24.3.225
Published: 01 March 2001
... isolation. They re ected the growing disillu- sionment of intellectuals with French society during the heady days of the Second Empire, a disillusionment that began to resonate with the broader French public only after the traumas of l Année terrible. In order to gain a fuller un- derstanding of their...
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19th-Century Music. 1998; 22191–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746794
Published: 01 July 1998
... unsterbliche Geliebte (as did Thayer) and saw the Fourth as an engagement symphony and the Fifth as breakup trauma (George Grove, Beethoven and His Nine Symphonies [London, 1896; rpt. New York, 1962], pp. 155- 56). Berlioz, too, heard the "secret sorrows, [and] his pent- up rage" over a lost love in the Fifth...
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19th-Century Music. 1996; 202144–166 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746905
Published: 01 October 1996
...") Andraschke 84 Gustav Mahler IX. Symphonie 1961 movt. II 18" (Walter 17'35", Bernstein 15'48") movt. III 17' (Walter 13', Bernstein 12'28") movt. IV 26' (Walter 21', Bernstein 22'55") Paul Banks, "Aspects of Mahler's Fifth Symphony: Performance Practice and Interpretation," Musical Times 130...
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19th-Century Music. 1995; 192115–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746658
Published: 01 October 1995
... the Screw James Turn of the Screw "Henry James: Madness and the Risks of Practice (Turning the Screw of Interpreta- tion)" in Writing and Madness (Ithaca, N.Y.: 1985), pp. 141-247 James Henry James: Madness and the Risks of Practice (Turning the Screw of Interpretation) 141 Writing and...