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19th-Century Music (2016) 40 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 July 2016
... pieces by tracing their roots to Kotzwara's famous piece. By constructing a reception history of that work as it appears in nineteenth-century literary sources, the article retrieves some alternatives to the abundant satirical readings of the Battle of Prague in period fiction. It suggests that Civil War...
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19th-Century Music (2013) 36 (3): 209–230.
Published: 01 March 2013
... slippage between public and private identities. This article traces the constructions of Evgeny and Tatiana in a series of nineteenth- century readings of Evgeny Onegin , examining the ways in which the opera responds to and transforms key questions from the reception history of the novel. Among the texts...
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19th-Century Music (2011) 34 (3): 271–301.
Published: 01 March 2011
... pathos and romance. This appropriation is viewed in the context of the piece's general reception history and the tradition of its concert performance in isolation from the rest of op. 15 (and in any number of instrumental arrangements) that had come to a peak at this time. The assumption of “Träumerei...
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19th-Century Music (2001) 25 (2-3): 190–211.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Lawrence Kramer The first descriptive progam for the Prelude to Richard Wagner's Romantic opera Lohengrin was written, not by Wagner himself, but by Franz Liszt, shortly after Liszt conducted the premiere of the opera in the summer of 1850. Thus began a complex reception history that raises key...
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19th-Century Music (2014) 38 (2): 145–168.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ideas about marriage motivated the revision process. In this article I propose a new reading of the 1806 Leonore based on the critical reception of the opera's first performances of 1805 and an examination of ideas about marital love at the turn of the nineteenth century. © 2014 by the Regents of the...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 43 (1): 38–60.
Published: 01 July 2019
... broadly, the Gazette ’s articles on Herz highlight limitations in the history of reception. This article turns to media studies to explore the problematic relationship between propaganda and reception and shows how the Gazette , and other nineteenth-century journals, are still manipulating our cognition...
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19th-Century Music (2014) 37 (3): 161–187.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Laurie McManus Histories of progressive musical politics in mid-nineteenth-century Germany often center on the writings of Richard Wagner and Franz Brendel, relegating contributors such as the feminist and author Louise Otto (1819–95) to the periphery. However, Otto's lifelong engagement with...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 43 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 July 2019
... supposed pure tragedy. The aria arguably came to be seen as the St. Matthew Passion ’s transcendent “slow movement,” a much-venerated instrumental type. Its character was codified in influential nineteenth-century editions that assigned slow tempo and metronome markings, and the recorded history of the...
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19th-Century Music (2008) 32 (1): 94–128.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., allusion, and the uncanny. Although drawing extensively on literary models, the article also considers how music is paradoxically well placed to enact poetic silence. The relationship between words and music, and between composition, performance, and reception, is a further instance of how song became an...
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19th-Century Music (2018) 41 (3): 225–251.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Andreas Giger In 1943 Allied bombs destroyed the archives of Leoncavallo's publisher, Sonzogno, and of the Teatro Dal Verme, where Pagliacci was first performed. As a result, many sources pertaining to the opera's compositional history were lost, and scholarship has relied almost exclusively on...
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19th-Century Music (2016) 40 (2): 159–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
... examine not only Dvořák's mythologized image as a composer at the fin de siècle , but the history of the symphonic poem, the politics of the Vienna-Prague critical axis, and the hardening of critical orthodoxy in the twentieth century. Through an in-depth study of Píseň bohatýrská 's reception, I reveal a...
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19th-Century Music (2014) 38 (1): 3–29.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Claudio Vellutini Gaetano Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore was subjected to a series of substantial modifications after its premiere in 1832. In this article I focus on the performing tradition of the opera in Vienna. The history of these performances and their reception allow us to examine the...
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19th-Century Music (2020) 43 (3): 143–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
... traced the history of autobiographi- cal listening to discourses on Beethoven smusic in the years around 1830; Bonds, The Beethoven Syndrome: Hearing Music as Autobiography (New York: Oxford University Press, 2019). 15On Beethoven s iconography and reception, see Silke Bettermann, Beethoven im Bild. Die...
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19th-Century Music (2020) 43 (3): 170–193.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., But why will you say that I am mad? On the Theory, History, and Signals of Unreliable Narration in British Fiction, Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik 22/1 (1997): 101. See also Wall, The Remains of the Day, 20 21. 14Brian Richardson,Unnatural Voices: ExtremeNarration in Modern and...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 43 (2): 99–120.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Chicago Press, 1830), 124. The classic account of Herschel s status within Victorian science remains Walter F. Cannon, John Herschel and the Idea of Science, Journal of the History of Ideas 22 (1961): 215 39. 38Herschel, A Preliminary Discourse, 177. 39Mary Poovey, A History of the Modern Fact: Problems...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 43 (2): 86–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., spurred by the popularity of such works as the Musikalisches Würfelspiel , a piece attributed to Mozart. In this article, I analyze the Quadrille Melodist against the background of the history of combinatorial music. I contrast its unique features with other predigital, as well as later digital, music...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 43 (1): 17–37.
Published: 01 July 2019
...? This article will attempt to find some small part of the answer at least that part lying in the thickly cross-hatched vocal history of the early nineteenth century, as the last castrati departed the stage and (mostly) before the revolution in tenorial singing brought about by Gilbert Dupréz and his (in...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 42 (3): 249.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Kirill Zikanov recently received his PhD with highest distinction from Yale University. His research focuses on nineteenth-century Russian orchestral music, particularly in the areas of reception, aesthetics, and history of theory. IN OUR NEXT ISSUE (SUMMER 2019) ARTICLES Daniel R. Melamed: How Did Aus...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 42 (3): 157–183.
Published: 01 April 2019
... reception history of the song as my object of analysis: film stagings of nineteenth-century amateur parlor performances of the song. I focus on these film representations for a number of reasons. First, such film scenes contain vivid audio and visual materials, which allow for readings of individ- ual...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 42 (3): 225–248.
Published: 01 April 2019
...), Mantegazza had offered that the first impressions that we 45See more on reception history in Heinrich Ammerer, Seelenheilkunde und Wissenschaft im Goldenen Zeitalter der Psychiatrie : Richard von Krafft-Ebing (1840 1902) (PhD diss., Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg, 2009), 310 15. 46She was originally...