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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
... ultimately grounded in such law-likeness. Such a claim for an objective measure of perception was not unprecedented, yet it failed to distinguish cleanly between what is objective and what is real, opening up a discursive space regarding what sound “is,” and what its objective perception may be. Its...
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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
... circulation of material texts provided the means by which musical inspiration could be registered and stored, constituting a material substrate on which such idealist concepts depended. Whereas historians of sound recording have focused on seismic historical and cultural shifts wrought by the introduction of...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 39287–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.2.87
Published: 01 November 2015
... web page, http://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2015 military music Olinthus Gregory Woolwich Arsenal disciplinary culture calculating eye 87 SIMON WERRETT Artillery, Sound, and Science 19th-Century Music, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 87 98 ISSN: 0148-2076, electronic ISSN 1533-8606...
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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
...Jennifer Ronyak Scholars who have analyzed performances of Schubert’s Lieder have generally focused on the voices of masterful professionals, whether looking at performances before or during the age of sound recordings. This tendency overlooks one historically important group of performers: the...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 383272–301 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.38.3.272
Published: 01 March 2015
... that it is a well-crafted and enjoyable rehash of Der Rosenkavalier (1911) and that little more needs to be said about it. In this light, any claim that it allows an intricate metaphysical interpreta- tion is likely to sound far-fetched.4 The first task, then, is to show that, although the opera might...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 40156–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.40.1.56
Published: 01 July 2016
...Robynn J. Stilwell Two musical trends of the 1930s—the development of a practice for scoring sound films, and the increasing concertization of the spiritual in both solo and choral form—help shape the soundscape of films based in the South and/or on Civil War themes in early sound-era Hollywood...
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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
... First World War, Musil s epic account proposes that the split between inwardness and social being is defined by the oppressive circumscrib- Viennese Moderne and Its Spatial Planes, Sounded LAURA DOLP [Ulrich] had now reached one of those green spaces bordered by trees, a break in the Ringstrasse, which...
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19th-Century Music. 2014; 382115–144 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2014.38.2.115
Published: 01 November 2014
...Carmel Raz A variety of harmoniums populate Honoré de Balzac's novels, including the physharmonica, the orgue expressif , the panharmonicon, and the accordion. The sounds of these instruments typically illustrate unusual mental states. Balzac's musical fantasies drew on contemporaneous medical...
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19th-Century Music. 2020; 433210 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2020.43.3.210
Published: 01 March 2020
... Introduction: Ideas and Matter 63 Trippett, David Sound as Hermeneutic, or Helmholtz and the Quest for Objective Perception 99 Weitz, Shaena Propaganda and Reception in Nineteenth-Century Music Criticism: Maurice Schlesinger, Henri Herz, and the Gazette musicale 36 19th Century Music, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 210...
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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
... how the agential subjectivity and material presence of the femme fatale character are depicted sonically, dramaturgi- cally, and metaphysically. SONIC, DRAMATURGICAL, METAPHYSICAL Sonic depiction consists in the ability to reify Self through sound, specifically through voice and voicing. Reify here...
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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
... (1989): 207 25. 33In his 1804Vorschule der Ästhetik, Jean Paul s definition of Romantic (see n. 22) continues as follows: It is more than an analogy to call the Romantic the undulating hum of a vibrating string or bell, whose sound waves fade away into ever greater distances and finally are lost in...
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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
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 392142–166 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.2.142
Published: 01 November 2015
...Inge van Rij The development and rapid spread of the electric telegraph in the mid-nineteenth century were profoundly entangled with music in ways that are seldom if ever acknowledged. Particular emphasis is often placed on sound recording as enacting what Attali describes as “the moment when...
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19th-Century Music. 2011; 35134–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2011.35.1.34
Published: 01 July 2011
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19th-Century Music. 1979; 32150–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746286
Published: 01 November 1979
...Edmund M. Frederick Copyright 1979 The Regents of the University of California Performers & Instruments The "Romantic" Sound in Four Pianos of Chopin's Era EDMUND M. FREDERICK Concert reviews and features about pianists sooner or later broach the issue of "Romantic" piano tone. Pianists may...
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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
... second half of the nineteenth century. Second, the evocation of the sounds of the natural world is seen as a metapoetic commentary on the creative act, providing an “internal” commentary on landscape to match the “external” one of the nation. Intertwined with these two themes is a series of parallels...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 39156–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.1.56
Published: 01 July 2015
... Debussyist sensation is a specifically auditory one—a special mode of attentive listening that claims a privileged knowledge of the natural phenomenon of sound. This account of sensation and listening, which both recapitulates and critiques central components of Helmholtzian sensory physiology, puts Debussy...
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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
... covered head to toe with a tympanum. We live in . . . sound waves just as much as in spaces. 2 The same materializing impulse might be cited in relation to Bernd Schulz s claim from 2002 that sound has become material within the context of an expanded concept of sculpture. 3 But for present purposes...
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19th-Century Music. 2011; 343271–301 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2011.34.3.271
Published: 01 March 2011
... examination of its continued appearance in animated and live-action sound cinema from the 1930s to the present day. The risks of semantic impoverishment of the music through clichéd film usage are assessed. I am grateful to Laura Tunbridge and the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments on...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 432140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.2.140
Published: 01 November 2019
... Digital Culture (2019) and Nineteenth-Century Opera and the Scientific Imagination (2019). In 2018 19 he produced separate critical and performance editions of Liszt s opera Sardanapalo for the Neue Liszt Ausgabe (EMB) and Schott, respectively, and he currently runs an ERC research project on Sound and...