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19th-Century Music. 2016; 40120–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.1.20
Published: 01 July 2016
... by Union and Confederate composers and marketed for home-front consumption. Ballads evoking the bond between a mother and her soldier son are especially common. Two such songs, lamentations, by the highly successful northern composer George W. Root are typical: “Just before the Battle, Mother” (1863...
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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
... recover. Writing in 1892, for instance, Sabine Baring-Gould believed that ballads would soon be as extinct as the Mammoth and the Dodo, only to be found in the libraries of collectors. 17 This notion of an irreplaceable thing perpetually at risk of expiring is the emo- tional linchpin of the folkloric...
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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
..., 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. 2017; 403239–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.239
Published: 01 March 2017
... most obviously in the early settings of Verlaine, Banville, and Bourget; at one moment the young composer seems to demand that full presence should be realized, here and now, while in the next, he laments his lack with spiteful bitterness. In opposite ways, both types of song have to do with a kind of...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 4017–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.1.7
Published: 01 July 2016
... pieces, which mimicked its motives, form, and narrative trajectory. Like the Battle of Prague, keyboard battle pieces of the Civil War com- monly featured march tunes, patriotic songs, and bugle and trumpet calls, as well as ele- ments like thunderous bass notes evoking can- non shots and lament motives...
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19th-Century Music. 2014; 382169–190 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2014.38.2.169
Published: 01 November 2014
... German orchestras and lamenting their harboring of invalid (invalid) viola players.18 To emphasize that performance should be a resurrection of universalized self, embodied in the great composer, Wagner has Beethoven call from the grave, Hold my fermata long and terribly referring to the opening of...
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19th-Century Music. 2014; 38179–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2014.38.1.079
Published: 01 July 2014
... cycles (See Appendix I for full bibliographic entries) Poet, Poem Title / First Line Source (page)* Cycle, Order in Cycle *A tilda indicates a probable but uncertain source. Anonymous 1. As dew in Aprille / I sing of a maiden 1. GSP (6) 1. CC, vi 2. The ballad of green broom / There was an old 2...
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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
... amplifies the effects of a performing presence in both textual and musical dimensions. Mahler's narrative ballad is a multivoiced text whose temporal and vocal shifts create oscillations between narrative and drama, telling and enactment, giving rise to a remarkable instability of utterance from which...
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19th-Century Music. 2011; 35134–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2011.35.1.34
Published: 01 July 2011
... Romance, p. 22. 39 WILLIAM CHENG The French Romance only for a short time. The only thing as fleeting as a romance is the fashion of our clothes. 28 But while the popularity of the romance was indisputable, there existed little consensus about its artistic value. In 1836 a critic for Le Ménestrel lamented...
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19th-Century Music. 2010; 34161–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2010.34.1.061
Published: 01 July 2010
... Scarlatti reference necessitates reevaluation of the oft-proposed idea that the Trio's song references function as a lament for Brahms's own ““distant beloved,”” Clara Schumann. The reference to Scarlatti, while potentially supportive of such a program, also suggests an alternative interpretation: perhaps...
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19th-Century Music. 2010; 34139–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2010.34.1.039
Published: 01 July 2010
... for the Mercadante cycle include two that could be described as lyric rather than picturesque. There is a canzonetta sung or improvised by a troubadour who wanders in lonely, loveless exile ( Asilo al pellegrino ) and a fragmented, incoherent lament in the voice of a man who is about to die of...
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19th-Century Music. 2010; 333195–231 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2010.33.3.195
Published: 01 March 2010
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19th-Century Music. 2008; 32194–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2008.32.1.094
Published: 01 July 2008
...), Lev Mey (1822 62), and Aleksey Pleshcheev (1825 93), to the contrasting voices of the turn-of-the-century such as Dmitry Merezhkovsky (1865 1941) and Daniil Rathaus (1868 1937). His formal scope is equally im- pressive: lyric monologues, salon romances, ballads, melodrama, the quasi-operatic scena...
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19th-Century Music. 2006; 302097–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2006.30.2.097
Published: 01 November 2006
... recent critic calls them an imaginative preoccupation of the early mod- ern era, appearing not only in popular street ballads but in . . . epic, romance, biography, comedy, tragedy, opera, and ballad opera [as well12 The cultural meaning of warrior maid- ens proves to be much contested in recent lit...
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19th-Century Music. 2001; 2513–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2001.25.1.3
Published: 01 July 2001
... bargain- ing with the Ž rst works that he completed from the larger group. From Valldemosa he had tried to arrange for the publication of the Ballade, op. 38, the Scherzo, op. 39, and the Polonaises, op. 40.15 In the failure of this venture we may Ž nd the roots both of the unusually large size of the...
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19th-Century Music. 2001; 243252–267 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2001.24.3.252
Published: 01 March 2001
... are met by the slow movement of Les Adieux. I would suggest that, the duple time signature notwithstanding, it, too, is a barcarole in ovo but this time the kind associated with sorrow- ful reverie rather than energetic resolve, some- thing like the coupling of love lament and gentle watery motion in...
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19th-Century Music. 1998; 213247–273 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746824
Published: 01 April 1998
... Fluch, op. 139 1852 Robert Schumann Vom Pagen und der Konigstochter, op. 140 1853 Robert Schumann Das Glfick von Edenhall, op. 143 1854 Johannes Brahms Ballade, "Edward," for piano, op. 10, no. 1 1858 Johannes Brahms Murrays Ermordung, voice and piano, op. 14, no. 3 1859-60 Johannes Brahms Gesang aus...
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19th-Century Music. 1998; 222169–189 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746856
Published: 01 October 1998
... the songs in a song cycle or the ballads in a ballad opera. The composite work may be united by framing and linking passages, sometimes of a very substantial character" (Fowler, Kinds of Literature, p. 171). 30The similarity between these cyclic, conflated multi- movement fantasies and some symphonic...
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19th-Century Music. 1998; 22120–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746790
Published: 01 July 1998
... the maid servant K6sie's aria is written in six brief movements, each in a dif- ferent, stereotypical Western style (bolero with pizzicato strings, drone-laden German Liindler, minor-mode "Scottish" lament, and so on), to illustrate her claim that she can match the charms of the women of any European...