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19th-Century Music. 2012; 362122–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2012.36.2.122
Published: 01 November 2012
...Dan Wang The word “melodrama” has accumulated a vast range of uses and definitions. It is the name given to the technique of combining words and music (as in the nineteenth-century musical genre); it is also used to name a mode of expressivity that is exaggerated, excessive, sentimental. These...
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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
... the Paris Salon (where it remained unsold), it went on tour, arriving in June 1820 at the Egyptian Hall in Piccadilly, London; in May of the same year it was incorporated into a nautical melodrama at the Royal Coburg The- atre, and in November it was included in a panorama in Edinburgh (which...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 363231–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.36.3.231
Published: 01 March 2013
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 40156–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.1.56
Published: 01 July 2016
... , the 1938 antebellum melodrama, expands musicodramatic syntax that had been developed in single scenes or sequences over the entire second act and a white woman's fall and attempted redemption. Gone with the Wind (1939) both plays on convention and offers a moment of transgression for Prissy, who takes...
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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
... the simple feeling of the dilettante, albeit 22Michael Riley, Gothic Melodrama and Spiritual Romance: Vision and Fidelity in Two Versions of Jane Eyre Literature/Film Quarterly 3/2 (1975), 145 59, at 145 (n. 1). 23Such recognition of the film s fidelity to the novel didn t always connect to high...
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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
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19th-Century Music. 2009; 33281–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2009.33.2.081
Published: 01 November 2009
... Venetian reviewer of Donizetti's gory Maria de Rudenz to plead ““exhaustion”” with the ever-present ““daggers, poisons, and tombs”” of the contemporary stage. Based on the French melodrama La Nonne sanglante , Donizetti's sensational opera is almost a litany of gothic tropes. The most disturbing of these...
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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
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 403223–238 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.223
Published: 01 March 2017
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 40281–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.2.81
Published: 01 November 2016
... parcel to modernity, especially in Victorian England.7 The same critical energy is detectable in the act of Sr. José. It is, for in- stance, entirely possible to read O Sr. José do capote as a kind of low-class amusement. The appropriation of fine Italian melodrama by humble actors stressed the...
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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
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 392184 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.2.184
Published: 01 November 2015
... publications include French Grand Opera and the Historical Imagi- nation (Cambridge, 2009) and edited volumes on melodrama and on the relations between opera, theater, and art in Paris. She is currently examining the vogue for cataclysmic tableaux in French operas after the Revolution. Céline Frigau Manning is...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 392142–166 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.2.142
Published: 01 November 2015
... melodrama, and not much was missing in order for phantoms to be per- ceived on the quays.39 During the same period, the American tran- scendentalist poet and philosopher Henry Thoreau similarly connected the sounds of tele- graph wires directly to the Aeolian harp, inspir- ing a new philosophy of what he...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 383219–242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.38.3.219
Published: 01 March 2015
... and speaking can be dated many centuries earlier: the Diabolus in Hildegard von Bingen s mystery play Ordo virtutum (first performed 1152) has no music, but is instead a spoken part. In the German melodrama tradition around 1800, the combi- nation of the spoken word and instrumental music was...
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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
... and Program in Liszt s MEPHISTO WALTZ Liszt seems to have found the poetry of his fellow Hungarian Lenau particularly stimulat- ing around 1860. Aside from composing the Zwei Episoden aus Lenau s Faust, he also set two of Lenau s shorter poems: Der traurige Mönch as a melodrama (pub. 1860, rev. 1871...
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19th-Century Music. 2014; 382145–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2014.38.2.145
Published: 01 November 2014
.... + Recit + Aria Gott, welch Dunkel hier! F 13 12 Melodrama + Duet Nur hurtig fort, nur Frisch gegraben R, L 14 13 Trio Euch werde Lohn in bessern Welte F, R, L 15 14 Quartet Er sterbe! P, F, L, R 16 15 Recit. + Duet O namenlose Freude! F, L 17 16 Finale 18 17 F Florestan L Leonore J Jaquino M Marzelline P...
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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
... Conference, ed. Jim Samson and Bennett Zon (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002), 234. 6Pasler, Composing the Citizen, 644. 7Elinor Olin, Le ton et la parole: melodrama in France 1871 1913 (PhD diss. Northwestern University, 1991), 76. 8See Jacqueline Waeber, En musique dans le texte: le mélodrame de Rousseau à...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 37291–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.37.2.91
Published: 01 November 2013
... s recognition for his idealis- tically Czech aesthetics in works like Záboj, the composer s late-career focus especially on the melodrama a genre more strongly affiliated with German aesthetics did not lend itself easily to celebrations of his influence as a Czech composer. In contrast, the later...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 363264 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.36.3.264
Published: 01 March 2013
... voice studies. Sarah Hibberd is associate professor in music at the University of Nottingham. Her research centers on nineteenth-century French musical culture, opera, and other forms of music the- ater such as melodrama, pantomime, and bal- let. Her publications include a recent article in the...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 363265 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.36.3.265
Published: 01 March 2013
... The Language of an Unknown Country: Intratextuality in Proust s In Search of Lost Time 136 Pruett, Laura Moore Mon triste voyage : Sentimentality and Autobiography in Gottschalk s The Dying Poet 146 Wang, Dan Melodrama, Two Ways 122 Watkins, Holly The Floral Poetics of Schumann s Blumenstück, Op. 19...