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19th-Century Music (2017) 41 (2): 95–120.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Amanda Lalonde The term unheimlich (uncanny) comes into usage in German music criticism in the nineteenth century and is often used to describe instrumental music, particularly sections of works featuring the ombra topic. While the idea that instrumental music can be uncanny regardless of text or...
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19th-Century Music (2001) 25 (2-3): 91–107.
Published: 01 November 2001
... kind of analysis, neither limited to abstract manipulation of motifs nor to rhetorical exposition of topics. Consideration of what one might call the "phenomenology of play" avoids the trap of reducing music to a text and also aids consideration of the discontinuous "leaps" that are so important in...
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19th-Century Music (2017) 41 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 July 2017
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19th-Century Music (2014) 38 (1): 3–29.
Published: 01 July 2014
... staged no operas, but only spoken dra- mas. See Clark, The Performances and Reception, 125 29. 14The reference work on this topic remains John Rosselli, The Opera Industry in Italy from Cimarosa to Verdi: The Role of the Impresario (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984). See also Maione and Seller...
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19th-Century Music (2010) 34 (1): 39–60.
Published: 01 July 2010
... sera, oh Elvira, If you hear in the evening, oh Elvira, Un aura sibilar, a whispering breeze, È un ombra che sospira, it is a shadow sighing, È il morto Marinar. it is the dead sailor. L estrema volta è questa This is the last time Che udrai il Marinar you will hear the sailor Per notte azzurra e mesta...
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19th-Century Music (2009) 33 (2): 81–109.
Published: 01 November 2009
... unthreatening (ex. 1). To be sure, hints of the gothic subject can be heard in the occasional timpani rolls and in the altered note on ardito (rash or daring), but the vassals and retainers sing of the ombra sepocrale in a bouncing major-mode melody that seems more suited to celebrate the wed- ding than to...
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19th-Century Music (2007) 31 (1): 028–052.
Published: 01 July 2007
... borrows signifiers from the ombra topic of the eighteenth century, including tremolos, diminished-sev- enth chords, and the Neapolitan. In addition, enharmo- nicism, quotations, compulsive repetitions, and mixed har- monic-functions fill out this code. For a detailed discus- sion of the uncanny as a music...
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19th-Century Music (1987) 11 (2): 175–193.
Published: 01 October 1987
... analyzed. No broad Classical pe- riod repertory has received attention compara- ble to Reinhard Strohm's exemplary work on early eighteenth-century Italian arias. Strohm has mastered a vast repertory; he discusses all the important topics -relations between poetic meter and musical rhythm, the differing...