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19th-Century Music. 2017; 403239–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.239
Published: 01 March 2017
...Julian Johnson Debussy's early song settings of Théodore de Banville and Paul Bourget foreground the Romantic topic by which the singing voice revokes lost presence. The closed aesthetic space of music becomes, in these songs, the space of the nocturnal garden in which the souls of lovers merge...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 403283–300 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.283
Published: 01 March 2017
...—despite the popularity of many of his songs—has often been queried. However, what seems on the surface to be a continuation of the late-Romantic tradition is subtly inflected by his poetic decisions and by musical renderings that need to be understood as part of a flexible continuum between versions of...
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19th-Century Music. 2014; 38130–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2014.38.1.030
Published: 01 July 2014
... Musicality in Po- etry: The Case of Heine, Heine-Jahrbuch 1977 ([Ham- burg]: Hoffmann and Campe), 20 48. 8See, for example, Yonatan Malin, Song in Motion: Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010). 9See Beate Julia Perrey, Schumann s Dichterliebe and Early Romantic Poetics...
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19th-Century Music. 2010; 342141–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2010.34.2.141
Published: 01 November 2010
... individu- als that he sought in his most rewarding salon experiences. Further, more recent notions of performativity and of playing at alternative subjectivities have a deep connection to play as it was experienced in salon life and discussed in early Romanticism around 1800. Though some Romantic...
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19th-Century Music. 2020; 433170–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2020.43.3.170
Published: 01 March 2020
... of generational disillusion. 42 We are urged to hear the savage irony with which the post-Romantic Heine mocks the out- worn conventions of the early Romantics. He adopts one of their central themes, the frustra- tions of unrequited love, by imitating their ideal- istic, nationalistic, folk-song...
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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
... the writings of Ludwig Nohl. Lateness, then, has a hidden backbone in a popular fascination with the artist's body. This same fascination led many to imagine Beethoven's final compositions as almost tangible traces of his person, hearing his late Adagios as “grave-songs,” as the composer's dying voice...
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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
... 3Brandon LaBelle, Lexicon of the Mouth: Poetics and Politics of Voice and the Oral Imaginary (New York: Bloomsbury, 2014), 1. 4Gary Tomlinson, Metaphysical Song: An Essay on Opera (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999), 116. 5Friedrich Nietzsche, The Will to Power, trans. Walter Kaufmann and R. J...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 43117–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.1.17
Published: 01 July 2019
... Sassaroli.15 Mary Shelley, writing under the pseudonym Anglo Italicus, praised Velluti as an artist in 1826 and, in private letters, described her fondness for him.16 In the political sphere, the two titans of the early nineteenth century antagonists who, in their way, defined heroic Romanticism as much...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 4313–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.1.3
Published: 01 July 2019
... seems to hover in the air, and Terry added that the Flute weaves a melody which falls to earth like a lark s song. (Here we can recall the dove in Heuss s interpretation.) Charles Sanford Terry, Bach: The Passions: Book II:1729 31 (London: Oxford University Press, 1926), 53; C. Hubert H. Parry...
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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
... and change in the relationship between Schubert’s song and the figure of the amateur in the nineteenth century, the twentieth century, and today. This article analyzes three period film scenes involving nineteenth-century “amateur” performances of Schubert’s “Ständchen” ( Schwanengesang , D. 957, no...
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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
... prostitutes: Then with bitter passion he [Brahms] recounted his poverty-stricken youth in the wretched slums of Hamburg; how as a shaver of nine, he was already a fairly competent pianist; and how his father would drag him from bed to play for dancing and accom- pany obscene songs in the most depraved dives...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 423184–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.42.3.184
Published: 01 April 2019
...-level phenomenon, but rather an integral part of Kamarinskaia s unconven- tional overall form (fig. 1). The fantasia con- sists of two large cycles, each composed of variations of a slow wedding song followed by variations of the fast dance tune. After a short introduction, the first cycle commences...
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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
.... Informed by colonialist epistemology, socialist radicalism, and literary Romanticism, what may be termed the “folkloric imagination” concealed the very thing it claimed to identify. Folk song, thus produced, represents the popular voice under erasure. Situated as the antidote to degeneration, burgeoning...
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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
..., Sounding Sentimental: American Popular Song from Nineteenth- Century Ballades to 1970s Soft Rock (PhD diss., Univer- sity of Virginia, 2014). refined aesthetic modes, which included those associated with the domestic but also had potential to inform important art more broadly and thereby encourage a sense...
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19th-Century Music. 2001; 252-3266–295 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2001.25.2-3.266
Published: 01 November 2001
...Michelle Fillion In A Room with a View (1908), Lucy Honeychurch is a pianist whose repertoire choices, Beethoven's Sonata op. 111, pieces by Schumann and Mozart, operatic transcriptions from Gluck's Armide and Wagner's Parsifal , and Lucy Ashton's song from Sir Walter Scott's Bride of Lammermoor...
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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
... to a Romantic theory of lan- guage as originating in the musicality of speech and song. He claims that the union of sound, image and concept in vocal music is universal and exists at the origin of music, while abso- lute music is unique to modern times: the music of every people begins in close...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 4213–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.1.3
Published: 01 July 2018
.... Alma Elise Lussky, Ger- man Romanticism (New York: G. P. Putnam s Sons, 1932), 123. 47Quoted and trans. in Hankins and Silverman, Instruments of the Imagination, 99; Hoffmann, Die Automate, 1389. 48On the acoustical properties of the Aeolian harp and nine- teenth-century attempts to account for its...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 42130–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.1.30
Published: 01 July 2018
... Ballads, Songs, and Other Pieces of Our Earlier Poets, vol. 1, collected by Thomas Percy, ed. J. V. Prichard (London: William Clowes and Sons, 1876), 41. 31For a fuller discussion of the cinematic narrator, see Seymour Chatman, Coming to Terms: The Rhetoric of Nar- rative in Fiction and Film (Ithaca...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 413206–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.41.3.206
Published: 01 March 2018
...Natasha Loges Franz Schubert's song cycle Die schöne Müllerin makes enormous demands not only on the performers but also on its audience, a factor that shaped the early performance history of the work. In this article, the pioneering complete performances of Die schöne Müllerin by the baritone...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 413183–205 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.41.3.183
Published: 01 March 2018
...: Cambridge University Press, 2008), esp. 213 14; and Mark Evan Bonds, Absolute Music: The History of an Idea (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014), esp. 287 88. 8Roger Parker, Remaking the Song: Operatic Visions from Berio to Handel (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006), 3. 9See Katherine...