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19th-Century Music. 2006; 302166–181 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2006.30.2.166
Published: 01 November 2006
...Mark Burford In the mid-nineteenth century, materialist and empiricist modes of thought characteristic of natural science increasingly called into question the speculation of German idealist philosophy. Music historians have commonly associated Eduard Hanslick's Vom Musikalisch-Schšnen ( On the...
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19th-Century Music. 2012; 362146–158 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2012.36.2.146
Published: 01 November 2012
... and writ- ings. Around December 1862, Gottschalk wrote a short philosophy of music in the pages of his journal; it was later published in the Atlantic Monthly (1865). Among his points was that music can function as an agent of reminis- cence. He explains: Music is a moral agent. Through the medium of...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 42153–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.1.53
Published: 01 July 2018
...Katherine Fry Much has been written about the importance of music and music making to Nietzsche's life and works as a whole, and the relevance of his philosophy for particular composers, repertoires, and works. Meanwhile, music historians and philosophers have approached Nietzsche's musical...
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19th-Century Music. 2014; 38153–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2014.38.1.053
Published: 01 July 2014
... Schubert. See Buch, Adorno s Schubert 29. 11Upon the publication of Philosophy of New Music (Philosophie der neuen Musik, 1949), Schoenberg s longstanding dissatisfaction with Adorno s interpretations of his works finally exploded. It was only his poor health that prevented him from stating in public...
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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
...Martin Knust Wagner's music, aesthetics, and personality were influenced profoundly by the declamation and recitation techniques of his time. “Declamation” as an optic-acoustic phenomenon embraces in this context both the actor's artificial speech and physical delivery. The theatrical declamation...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 432121–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.2.121
Published: 01 November 2019
... player before taking up the study of philosophy. I claim that the practice of learning and playing this instrument sheds light on his concept of music, and at the same time signals its relevance for nineteenth-century musical aesthetics. To carve out the role of Stumpf's musicianship, I propose a...
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19th-Century Music. 2011; 343302–315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2011.34.3.302
Published: 01 March 2011
... appears on the soundtrack. This brief but poignant appearance of Beethoven's music is both arresting and perplexing, but although the scene has received a number of critical readings, it is often noticed without further considerations. The present article concentrates on this overlooked aspect in order to...
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19th-Century Music. 2006; 301004–043 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2006.30.1.004
Published: 01 July 2006
...James Hepokoski Strauss's Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (1895) may be read as the composer's credo of a new, antimetaphysical musical modernism that resonated with aspects of Nietzschean philosophy. In the immediately preceding years Strauss had taken a decisive philosophical-aesthetic turn...
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19th-Century Music. 2003; 272137–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2003.27.2.137
Published: 01 November 2003
... to 10 percent of the American population--a great deal about race, class, nationhood, and their identity as consumers. Reading the musical criticism, speculative philosophy, and patriotic grandstanding that accompanied the fair shows how musical thought of the day relied on evolutionary theory...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 372130–158 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.37.2.130
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Contemporary critics used similar terms to describe the composer's music as early as 1909, around the same time that a parallel narrative emerged: Ravel as a master of mechanism and artifice. A contextual study of theatrical magic, which has yet to be applied to Ravel criticism, provides a substantive...
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19th-Century Music. 2020; 433209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2020.43.3.209
Published: 01 March 2020
... and PhD candidate in his- torical musicology at New York University. His research centers on depictions of femmes fatales in French andGerman fin-de-siècle opera, intersections of gender and sexuality, voice studies, continental philosophy, and African American lives and music. Janet Schmalfeldt is...
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19th-Century Music. 2020; 433143–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2020.43.3.143
Published: 01 March 2020
... sensitive approach to late style, addressing works on artists own terms rather than measuring art against a universal set of criteria. See Figuring Lateness in Modern German Culture, ed. Karen Leeder, New German Critique 42/2 (2015): 1 29. 13Michael Spitzer, Music as Philosophy: Adorno and Beethoven s...
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19th-Century Music. 2020; 433194–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2020.43.3.194
Published: 01 March 2020
... (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1988). 19th Century Music, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 194 208. ISSN: 0148-2076, electronic ISSN: 1533-8606 © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 43263–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.2.63
Published: 01 November 2019
.... auf die mehrere oder mindere Geschwindigkeit der Schwingungen, Rücksicht nimmt. Ernst Florens Friedrich Chladni, Entdeckungen über die Theorie des Klanges (Leipzig: Weidmann, 1787), 71 72. 19TH CENTURY MUSIC 64 be true. And it explains why Schelling would define a philosophy of nature as nothing less...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 43286–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.2.86
Published: 01 November 2019
...- cal combinatorics or in philosophies of sounding number. MUSICAL MACHINES When compared to other music-generating sys- tems of the nineteenth century, the Quadrille Melodist stands out because of its effectiveness and convenience. One of the most prominent examples, the Musikalisches Würfelspiel...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 43299–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.2.99
Published: 01 November 2019
... Starting Grant from the European Research Council. 1David Cahan, Helmholtz: A Life in Science (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018), 545. 19th Century Music, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 99 120. ISSN: 0148-2076, electronic ISSN: 1533-8606 © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights...
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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
... not a substitute for documentary evidence of real practices, this film phenomenon meaningfully engages with nineteenth-century cultural history, literary sources, and musical practices through presentist conventions and concerns. Such films thus offer a vehicle through which to think about continuity...
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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
...Laurie McManus Unlike Wagner, Mahler, or Schoenberg, Johannes Brahms is often absent from discussions of Viennese fin-de-siècle psychological theories and their intersections with musical culture. The privileged context depicting an aging Brahms resistant to new trends in politics and the arts...
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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
... long been recognized, if not always celebrated.1 A series of major critical studies has, however, deepened our understanding in recent years of how senti- mentalism works across a range of nineteenth- century literary and visual arts. In music, by comparison, the surface remains but scratched. In all...
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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
... Imagination at the Fin de Siècle 19th Century Music, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 73 95. ISSN: 0148-2076, electronic ISSN: 1533-8606 © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of...