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19th-Century Music. 2009; 332110–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2009.33.2.110
Published: 01 November 2009
... background of the popularity and ubiquity of the ““Handelian sublime”” in early-nineteenth-century Viennese public life——that is, the aesthetics and social practice of grand choral singing, associated primarily with some of Handel's oratorios, but also with the late choral works of Haydn. Presenting new...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 3713–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.37.1.3
Published: 01 July 2013
...: Otherwise they could be good singers, because they completely prove the say- ing Cantores amant humores. Four of them put away twenty-four bottles of wine! 1 Once More to Mendelssohn s Scotland: The Laws of Music, the Double Tonic, and the Sublimation of Modality For their thoughtful suggestions, thoughts...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 3713–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.37.3.3
Published: 01 July 2013
...: Otherwise they could be good singers, because they completely prove the say- ing Cantores amant humores. Four of them put away twenty-four bottles of wine! 1 Once More to Mendelssohn s Scotland: The Laws of Music, the Double Tonic, and the Sublimation of Modality For their thoughtful suggestions, thoughts...
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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
... Holland Park Circle, where his performances were described as perfect echoes of beautiful interior designs and his status confirmed by G. F. Watts’s famous portrait. This article builds on the relationship between “sublime sentimentality” and “domestic aestheticism” in the writings of John Ruskin, a...
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19th-Century Music. 2016; 393187–222 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2016.39.3.187
Published: 01 March 2016
... embodied subject. Ultimately I argue for a more ecomusicological understanding of Mendelssohn's work as embodying a critical reading of a fragile human subjectivity within nature, an immersive projection of the wild, northern sublime. I would like to thank Daniel Grimley and my former colleagues in...
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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
... larger opus in association with Flegeljahre, to that end even borrowing from two unpublished polonaises and several 22Berthold Hoeckner notes that the opening sentence of Jean Paul s definition of RomanticThe Romantic is beauty without limit, or beautiful infinity, just as there is a sublime infinite...
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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
... disapproving peers vs. martyr to his own fate, and so on.46 These personae could be described in terms of Napoleon andChrist. TheNapoleonic Beethoven triumphed over suffering and composed apothe- oses, a common nineteenth-century nickname for sublime finales like that of the Fifth Symphony. The...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 363248–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.36.3.248
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sarah Hibberd Grand opera's love of all-consuming spectacle is evident in its cataclysmic eruptions, explosions, and shipwrecks, its magnificent processions and ceremonies, and its breathtaking reconstructions of sublime landscapes, from Auber's La Muette de Portici (1828), through Halévy's La...
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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
... strength of character, in the way that visual representations of martyrs might depict the suffering victim sublimely calm despite physical distress.25 Despite being penned over thirty years later, Heinrich Schenker s obituary for Brahms also perpetuated a version of this narrative, even if he did not...
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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
... distinction between de- grees of symbolization and affect. At the same time, he appears to move further away from his earlier emphasis on music as the natural pre- cursor to language and poetry familiar from the 1871 fragment. Having previously described the music of Beethoven as a sublime revelation of the...
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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
... pro- duce only through a sublime repetition that animates the very object of his endless and unrelenting fascination and dread. As an automaton, the raven brings in the complex nineteenth-century question of organic life and the mysterious force that animates it, or what Herder in the eighteenth...
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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
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 41295–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.2.95
Published: 01 November 2017
... musical texture abounds with topoi of the uncanny. I disagree with Esse s reference to the uncanny as a musical topic for many of the same reasons that Wye J. Allanbrook puts forth in her argument that the sublime is not a musical topos. In particular, the musical uncanny, like the sublime, does not...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 412151–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.2.151
Published: 01 November 2017
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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
... in 1850, or for that matter, 1750: So many moving ideas and sublime thoughts are lost for the composer and for posterity because the speed of thought too often considerably exceeds its graphic expression. Ordinary musical notation, slow and easily deformed, blocks the integral linking of impressions...
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19th-Century Music. 2005; 292142–160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2005.29.2.142
Published: 01 November 2005
... to evoke a kind of world-sublime (or "world-breath," as Isolde would have it). Generally absent from Wagner's music are the correlatives of "Civilization": well-articulated forms and other markers of conventional musical types, which would disrupt the sense of musical flow essential to WagnerÕs...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 41175–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.1.75
Published: 01 July 2017
... tennis for us as he saw it. 21 Tennis thus straddled the line between frothy diversion and serious athletics, between the physical rigors of sport and the sublime intellectualism of art. The Rules of the Game The interpretation of the action in Jeux as strictly metaphorical, romantic rather than ath...
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 41148–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.1.48
Published: 01 July 2017
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19th-Century Music. 2017; 4113–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.41.1.3
Published: 01 July 2017
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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
... and the human and non-human environment. 27 These relationships are particularly clear in the case of Na kholmakh Gruzii : the poet is present in the landscape, and his thoughts and feelings are provoked by contemplation of the sublime. At the same time, however, both the poem and the song embody the...