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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. 2009; 332151–172 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2009.33.2.151
Published: 01 November 2009
...Stephen C. Meyer ““Aura””——configured as an interplay of preservation and loss or——to quote the first version of Walter Benjamin's famous artwork essay——as an ““interweaving of space and time””——is central not only to sound recording, but also to the musical dramaturgy of Wagner's final work. This...
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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; 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. 2007; 312113–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2007.31.2.113
Published: 01 November 2007
...Karen Henson This article introduces twelve new Verdi letters and other operatic and musical theater sources in the Yale Collection of Historical Sound Recordings. The materials hail from the French baritone Victor Maurel (1848-1923), Verdi's first Iago and first Falstaff, and from his second wife...
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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. 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. 2019; 43299–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.2.99
Published: 01 November 2019
...], Sämtliche Schriften und Dichtungen, ed. Richard Linnemann, 12 vols. (Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1911), V, 180. DAVID TRIPPETT Sound as Hermeneutic 109 For his part, Baudelaire recorded his own experi- ence of listening to the Prelude and proceeds to marvel at the commonality between his, Wagner s, and...
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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
... Edmund Gurney s The Power of Sound (1880), when he reviewed this book for the newly established journal Viertel- jahrsschrift für Musikwissenschaft in 1885.5 The very question of how we read what we want into what we get became the central topic of Stumpf s work over the years. It provides a red thread...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 43267–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.2.67
Published: 01 November 2019
... disturbed condi- tions familiar to him among his own patrons in the royal Spanish court.3 This context is I thank David Trippett for his many helpful comments and suggestions as well as for inviting me to present this mate- rial at his 2017 conference After Idealism: Sound as Matter and Medium in the 19th...
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19th-Century Music. 2012; 36146–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2012.36.1.046
Published: 01 July 2012
.... This article offers a new understanding of hairpins based on careful examination of the scores of Brahms and of early-twentieth-century recordings by artists close to him. In Brahms's milieu hairpins did not prescribe sounds, but rather described meanings. The difference between prescription and...
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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
... bassetto scoring of the aria, without bass- range continuo. This is a feature for which everyone has a slightly different explanation; for Heuss it is the starting point for an under- standing of the aria, sounding as if from on high,8 as transcendent: A bass is lacking, because all earthly burden has here...
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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
... London (1825 1829): Literary Constructions of the Last Operatic Castrato (PhD diss., Boston University, 2017), 206 19. 4There is a multitude of techniques, sounds, styles, and approaches among the singers themselves that mitigates against making any kind of blanket assessment of modern countertenors and...
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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
... Liberalism (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006), 8. 228 19th CENtURY MUSIC Brahms remains untouched by the lurid under- world foreign to the respectable middle-class culture he has come to represent in the histo- riography.12 Based on the anecdotal record, other documentary evidence, and an...
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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. 2018; 42273–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.2.73
Published: 04 December 2018
... University Press, 2018), and Ken Emerson, Doo-dah! Stephen Foster and the Rise of American Popular Culture (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997). 41Gammon, Not Appreciated in Worthing 23. See also Derek B. Scott, Sounds of the Metropolis: The Nineteenth- Century Popular Music Revolution in London, New York...
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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
... de- scribed it, that helped define the rules of the figure-ground game played by Rubinstein in his 1963 recording of op. 64, no. 2.53 Significantly, however, the question of which notes might be identified in this way also departs from the mimetic creation of an all-encompassing wave of sound. The...
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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
... engender music in its sounding reality. Yet she also qualifies her nar- rative by intimating the consequences of sub- suming music too straightforwardly within empirical and technological conditions. She as- serts that to study instruments in this period is to do more than offer musicology a suitable...
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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
... for the potency of its voice. THE RAVEN Poe s The Raven (1845) is a poem that seems already read even on a first reading read be- fore it is read. A young man in his dark cham- ber ruminates over the name of his departed lover, Lenore. Hearing sounds outside his door, he first sees nothing until a...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 413253 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.41.3.253
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Mackenzie Writing at the Speed of Sound: Music Stenography and Recording beyond the Phonograph 121 Seto, Mark Ernest Chausson s Viviane, Déwagnérisation, and the Problem of Descriptive Music 48 Vajjhala, Rachana Mixed Doubles: Debussy and Nijinsky s Jeux 75 Young, Clinton D. The Southern Slope of...