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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
... embodied subject. Ultimately I argue for a more ecomusicological understanding of Mendelssohn's work as embodying a critical reading of a fragile human subjectivity within nature, an immersive projection of the wild, northern sublime. I would like to thank Daniel Grimley and my former colleagues in...
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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
... in 1850, or for that matter, 1750: So many moving ideas and sublime thoughts are lost for the composer and for posterity because the speed of thought too often considerably exceeds its graphic expression. Ordinary musical notation, slow and easily deformed, blocks the integral linking of impressions...
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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
... most wonderful thing of all in the world.8 3For a recent account of Russian realism that emphasizes precisely the interaction of literature and visual culture, see Molly Brunson, Russian Realisms: Literature and Paint- ing, 1840 1890 (Dekalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2016). 4For a survey of...
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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; 383219–242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.38.3.219
Published: 01 March 2015
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 3713–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.37.1.3
Published: 01 July 2013
...: Otherwise they could be good singers, because they completely prove the say- ing Cantores amant humores. Four of them put away twenty-four bottles of wine! 1 Once More to Mendelssohn s Scotland: The Laws of Music, the Double Tonic, and the Sublimation of Modality For their thoughtful suggestions, thoughts...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 3713–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.37.3.3
Published: 01 July 2013
...: Otherwise they could be good singers, because they completely prove the say- ing Cantores amant humores. Four of them put away twenty-four bottles of wine! 1 Once More to Mendelssohn s Scotland: The Laws of Music, the Double Tonic, and the Sublimation of Modality For their thoughtful suggestions, thoughts...
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19th-Century Music. 2012; 36124–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2012.36.1.024
Published: 01 July 2012
... idealistic pur- suits. An oft-quoted critique of northern art attributed to Michelangelo complained that it bestowed too much attention on external ex- actness at the expense of the implicitly inter- nal qualities of reason, symmetry, proportion, and substance. The critique concluded that such art will...
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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
..., Subjective Experience and the Logic of The Other, p. 78. 22Ibid., pp. 82 83. 23Slavoj Z iz ek, The Sublime Object of Ideology (New York: Verso, 1989), p. 74. 24Ibid., p. 12. 25Ibid., p. 71. 26Lacan s idea that the symptom is a sign with multiple layers of meaning clearly originates in Freud s notion of...
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19th-Century Music. 2011; 352132–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2011.35.2.132
Published: 01 November 2011
... Russian music since their time was again provided by Stasov, originally in an article opposing the establishment of the St. Petersburg Conservatory. The article appeared in 1861 in a reactionary, xenophobic newspa- per called The Northern Bee (Severnaya pchela), an organ of bilious merchant-class opinion...
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19th-Century Music. 2010; 342109–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2010.34.2.109
Published: 01 November 2010
... toward urban life. This is not surprising from a native of Bremen, one of northern Germany s leading free-trading and port cities, and Adolph some- times shows a first-time traveler s partisanship toward his home city and its customs.36 But more fundamental to his self-positioning is his familiar ease...
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19th-Century Music. 2010; 333247–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2010.33.3.247
Published: 01 March 2010
... nineteenth-century motifs of the northern for- est and a contemporary painterly technique that dabs pure color on the canvas. By comparison, Schiele s Autumn Trees reveals a stark anthro- pomorphism, and its reductive background mimics the unadorned spaces of Japanese wood- cuts. In Schiele s work, the blank...
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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
... achiev- ing this entailed synthesizing northern spiritu- ality with southern earthiness.20 Mazzini main- tained that tears, rather than stimulating the nobler emotions, could too easily devolve into a merely automatic physical response, prevent- ing the listener from reaching sublime heights of aesthetic...
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19th-Century Music. 2008; 32126–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2008.32.1.026
Published: 01 July 2008
... musique puritaine! So com- pletely unmistakably does one feel the serious, strict northern type, which does not penetrate the soul so much by imagination and sense as by spirit and intellect, yet nevertheless in the end touches the soul just as well as the moving southern church style of the Sistine...
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19th-Century Music. 2003; 263235–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2003.26.3.235
Published: 01 March 2003
... heart stirred almost physically by its in uence. I dare not tell you what I feel when I hear it; Northerners would think me quite mad. 16 Three years earlier (1819) Stendhal had written to Adolphe de Mareste that Rossini has a duet in Armide that ll give you a ten-day erection. If your blad- der can...
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19th-Century Music. 2000; 233191–217 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746878
Published: 01 April 2000
... Zeitung and the dominance of Graun's operas at the Berlin court of Frederick II. Triest emphasized the im- portance of Graun in his centennial "Remarks on the Devel- opment of the Art of Music in Germany [1801 describing Berlin as "the musical authority, at least for the northern half of Germany" with...
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19th-Century Music. 1998; 222144–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746855
Published: 01 October 1998
... Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful, ed. James T. Boulton (London, 1958) Burke Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful 1958 Immanuel Kant, Critique of Aes- thetic Judgement, trans. and ed. James Creed Meredith (Oxford, 1911) Kant Critique of Aesthetic...
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19th-Century Music. 1998; 22178–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746793
Published: 01 July 1998
... movement noted earlier) takes a form that, insofar as it is itself a common topic or trope, may have particular reso- nance with the Christian topic of Beethoven's finale. Writ- ing in defense of Gothic architecture ("which ought really to have been termed Old German Schlegel claims that "We Northerners...
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19th-Century Music. 1998; 2213–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746789
Published: 01 July 1998
..., Ein deutsches Requiem, op. 45, movt. I, and Haydn's anthem "Gott erhalte unsern Kaiser." the debate in northern German lands over the relationship between modern religion and tra- ditional Protestantism. Such a debate already had a long history: by the end of the eighteenth century the Enlightenment...
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19th-Century Music. 1997; 21138–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746831
Published: 01 July 1997
..., like northern European visitors from Goethe to Mendelssohn and beyond, also carried with them a large supply of mental images-of paint- ings, churches, antiquities, and picturesque landscapes-culled from etchings, lithographs, travel writing (the voluminous genre of the voyage pittoresque), and so on...