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19th-Century Music. 1985; 92102–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746576
Published: 01 October 1985
... sunt coeli is found on p. 12 of the unpublished sketch miscellany Artaria 200 (Deutsche Staatsbibliothek, East Berlin) 33 Solomon, "The Quest for Faith," Beethoven-Jahrbuch 10 (Bonn, 1983), 116-19 Solomon 116 10 The Quest for Faith," Beethoven-Jahrbuch 1983 Beethoven's Symbol for the...
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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
... the material manipulation of the voice. By understanding voice, considered here as a mate- rial bodily appendage, we can begin to under- stand how the femme fatale uses the force of her voice to exploit the symbolic boundaries of authorial agency. That is to say, by voicing, the femme fatale becomes...
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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
... stand-in for his perishable body, his spirit thought to be ingrained in the walls.28 Eventually, the mask came to symbolize far more than just Beethoven. It became a testament to the ephem- erality of human life redeemed through the immortality of art. Numerous still-life scenes showed the mask hung...
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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
... with the novel s penultimate scene in par- ticular. And he had hoped that the very title of his work Papillons, or butterflies would be the key to his intentions: butterflies occur in vir- tually every one of Jean Paul s novels, usually as symbols of the soul, as creatures whosemetamor- phoses...
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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
... of the string family and to music history, from its legendary origins to the present day, Leopold first expounded on the symbolic system of tonal music. The first item inMozart s Treatise that requi- res a concept of the violin as a physical object is a passing mention of the finger placement. The...
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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
... sign and an object of sense, because we can count, i.e., it translated the sensory and the symbolic directly into one another to permit quantitative comparison by the senses, a gesture that would presage both Hay s ratios and Helmholtz s impulse to quantify lawful behavior in the sensorium.37 Yet the...
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19th-Century Music. 2019; 43138–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2019.43.1.38
Published: 01 July 2019
... different ways, both by the Gazette s treatment of Berlioz and by the war it waged against the hated Henri Herz, pianist-com- poser, publisher of endless sets of variations on popular oper- atic arias, and despised symbol of the low state of Parisian piano music. Cairns, Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness...
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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
... legato and breath support, and with the accompaniment of a nondiegetic string sec- tion at Liebchen, komm zu mir (mm. 13 14, see ex. 1, which provides the full score to the song). As she continues to sing with the strings, Schubert stops conducting, and the metronome, as phallic symbol, stands up still...
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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
... Ressentiment: Every abortive attempt [to write an opera] can always be given the look of voluntary abstention . . . and Opera, never happily wooed and won, can figure again and again as mere symbol of a lure to be resisted finally; so that the authors of operatic failures may rank as Saints par excellence...
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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
... culmination of Marx s Kompositionslehre, with the composer symbolically casting off the restraints placed upon him by predetermined forms and allowing the form to be generated entirely by the natural flow of the material. In his Kompositionslehre, Marx theorized this natural flow primarily in terms of the...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 39135–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.1.35
Published: 01 July 2015
... context renders Debussy's polymetric climax a symbol of both fulfillment and loss that affects the return of A-section material, where the flute theme splits into conflicting expressive characters that mirror the faun's emotional vacillation. Undergirding these dissociated themes is a subtle polymeter...
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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
... history, to link him with pastness, with heritage, with nostalgia, and also, through the melancholic tones, somehow to a kind of suf- fering (for art, for love?) with which we might sentimentally sympathize. For Lamplight, read Twilight, with all the attendant sentimental symbolisms noted above. The...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 42296–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.2.96
Published: 04 December 2018
..., as Alfred Ernst points out (in Wagner corrigé par Berlioz, 368): In many spots, the pages are studded with various symbols, dashes, crosses, exclamation points . . . and even sarcastic remarks like: pleasant melody! . . . This troubling coinci- dence raises the possibility that Chabrier read the...
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19th-Century Music. 1979; 3142–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3519821
Published: 01 July 1979
.... 23. 3 james West, Russian Symbolism: a Study of Vyacheslav Ivanov and the Russian Symbolist Aesthetic (London, 1970), p. 4. West 4 Russian Symbolism: a Study of Vyacheslav Ivanov and the Russian Symbolist Aesthetic 1970 4 Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneev, Vospominaniia o Skriabine...
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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
... without the need for arbitrary symbols: In comparison to the supreme revelations of music, we even involuntarily feel the crudeness of any use of images and any affect dragged in for the sake of analogy: Beethoven s last quartets, for example, en- tirely put to shame any intuitive perception and indeed...
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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
... mirror of the surrounding works. The Ballade is not the lesser figure that receives its meaning only through reference to the imaginary of cinema or the symbolic of literature. It is an exemplary case that allows us to think through the problems of narration. Narrators come and go; they often have...
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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
... for a symbolic and relational system that quantizes sounds in order to differ- entiate one from another. As Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger has observed, moreover, its entire reasoning . . . is founded on the structure of the (equal-tempered) keyboard. 12 Just as the lad- der-like lines of the staff...
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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
... Figaro symbolized important aspects of Czech cultural identity in relation to imperial Austria. Together with Don Giovanni (which was used to celebrate the Emperor in 1888), Mozart s Le nozze di Figaro has been considered one of the most important symbols of Bohemia s cultural and intellectual refine...
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19th-Century Music. 2011; 343302–315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2011.34.3.302
Published: 01 March 2011
... reread the scene and examine the role played by Beethoven's music in it. I argue that Beethoven's music has a symbolic function within the scene and, furthermore, that it can most plausibly be understood as representing the scientific revolutions, the political projects, and the ideological struggles of...
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19th-Century Music. 2013; 372113–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2013.37.2.113
Published: 01 November 2013
... Milan as a crucial location for the noises of early Italian Futurism. Not only was this city the Futurists' base, but it also inflected their representations of noise both through its symbolic architectural sites (above all the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele) and the buzz of its human multitudes. In this...