1-8 of 8 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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...