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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
... historians ever since from asking the right questions about the later work. I examine belle epoque tennis culture to argue that the ballet's disjunct expressive registers—a diaphanous, cerebral score coexisting with sportive, avant-garde choreography—have their roots in belle époque social anxieties about...
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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
... child (pp. 94, 175), or to deny its sensual hold ( She liked music, but how much better tennis seemed. How much better to run about in comfortable clothes than to sit at the piano and feel girt under the arms [p. 175 Forster, however, has made his Lucy an au- thentic musician and has shared this...
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19th-Century Music. 1993; 172197–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746334
Published: 01 October 1993
... tennis game Susanna has no place what- soever. . . . The game is a struggle for power and REVIEWS 205 19TH CENTURY MUSIC control between the two males, a struggle which Basilio is delighted to initiate, feeling himself the stronger, for the befuddled Count-obsessed by thoughts of Cherubino and the...
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19th-Century Music. 1982; 6160–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746232
Published: 01 July 1982
... moderate), which is interrupted by another stray tennis ball, causing the three young people to flee: return of the chords of the prelude; a few more notes slide furtively, and that's all.3 'The idea for Debussy's Jeux came in a conversation over lunch between Diaghilev, Nijinsky, and the French painter...
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19th-Century Music. 1982; 6182–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746234
Published: 01 July 1982
... finale of Act I in his opera Clarissa, where Lovelace has settled the kidnapped virgin girl in a brothel and sets fire to it. The mingling of Wagner's flower-maidens and Debussy's tennis-players with the Richardson-Holloway whores may be traced on the segment of the autograph vocal score re- produced in...
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19th-Century Music. 1980; 33225–238 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746487
Published: 01 March 1980
... under a hot Sicilian sky and the dalliance of two girls and a young man around a tennis court has led Pierre Boulez to describe Jeux as The Afternoon of a Faun in sports clothes.1 If we consider the brief chronology shown in diagram 1, we see how such a connection might have come about. The ballet...
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19th-Century Music. 1977; 12163–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746476
Published: 01 November 1977
... that has tuning prob- lems. The true intonation and easy virtuosity obtained by Hans-Martin Linde on this flute de- mands more resourcefulness than is required for a modem instrument, but the dividend is a tone like fresh tennis balls-round, springy and with just the right amount of fuzz around the...