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19th-Century Music (2008) 31 (3): 228–244.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Arman Schwartz This article offers a new interpretation of the operatic phenomenon known as verismo , and of the relationship of Puccini's Tosca with that movement. In contrast to previous scholarship on verismo , which often treats the relationship between literature and music as transparent, I...
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19th-Century Music (2018) 41 (3): 225–251.
Published: 01 March 2018
... having imitated an existing play. In his protracted defense, he took every opportunity to distinguish his libretto from the literary tradition to which it belongs and tie it instead to the verismo movement (with which critics had associated it since the premiere). He began to claim, for instance, that...
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19th-Century Music (2018) 42 (2): 96–122.
Published: 04 December 2018
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19th-Century Music (2017) 41 (1): 31–47.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Julián ¡Qué lástima de Julián, empleado en cantar esto is in Borrell, El Wagnerismo en Madrid, 15 (emphasis in the original). 24Mancinelli s early career is summarized in Alan Mallach, The Autumn of Italian Opera: From Verismo to Modern- ism, 1890 1915 (Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2007), 193...
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19th-Century Music (2015) 38 (3): 272–301.
Published: 01 March 2015
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19th-Century Music (2012) 36 (2): 101–121.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Verdi, Puccini, Bizet, Saint-Saëns, or the verismo compos- ers, and only on occasions (though often striking ones) in the operas of Massenet and Delibes. 21One of Berlioz s specific gripes about the craze for high notes and coloratura was that so many sopranos attempted, but failed to reach the high...
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19th-Century Music (2011) 35 (2): 132–143.
Published: 01 November 2011
... without its benefit. In the chap- ter following those on Wagner and Verdi, called Cutting Things Down to Size, Russian real- ism, exemplified by Musorgsky s Boris Godunov and Tchaikovsky s Eugene Onegin, is juxtaposed with French opéra lyrique, verismo, and operetta. In the last chapter of the...
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19th-Century Music (2011) 34 (3): 316–340.
Published: 01 March 2011
... real- ism over earlier Bond films, with their fanciful plots and gadgets, resonates to some degree with the verismo aesthetic of Tosca. One has to tread lightly, however, for verismo entails melodrama as much as it does realism,26 and the stylized exaggeration of melodrama does not readily mesh with...
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19th-Century Music (2009) 33 (2): 193.
Published: 01 November 2009
... pleased to announce three recent awards: Arman Schwartz s Rough Music: Tosca and Verismo Reconsidered (Spring 2008, 31/3) has been awarded the Royal Musical Association s Jerome Roche Prize for 2009; Philip Ross Bullock s Ambiguous Speech and Eloquent Silence: The Queerness of Tchaikovsky s Songs...
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19th-Century Music (2008) 31 (3): 267.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., Arman Rough Music: Tosca and Verismo Reconsidered 228 Wikshåland, Ståle Elektra s Oceanic Time: Voice and Identity in Richard Strauss 164 ...
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19th-Century Music (2007) 31 (2): 113–130.
Published: 01 November 2007
... progress on Falstaff falters, then begins again in earnest, and Maurel prepares to make his début in verismo as Tonio, in Pagliacci. The letters resume, not, as one might expect, with Falstaff, news of which was by now public, but with La Mégère. Verdi asks Maurel if he has heard of a Parisian performance...
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19th-Century Music (2005) 28 (3): 214–229.
Published: 01 March 2005
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19th-Century Music (2003) 27 (1): 48–73.
Published: 01 July 2003
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19th-Century Music (2003) 27 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 July 2003
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19th-Century Music (1991) 15 (1): 746305.
Published: 01 July 1991
... Vickers as Seen in Re- views," by Jeannie Williams "Igor and Tom: History and Destiny in The Rake's Progress," by Mary Hunter "Licia Albanese and Verismo: 'I Always Tell the Truth by Lon- don Green "Wagner's Ring and Joyce's Wake," by Brian Henderson M. Owen Lee's Quarterly Quiz Also: Henry Pleasants on...
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19th-Century Music (1988) 12 (1): 74–80.
Published: 01 July 1988
..." alternatives to a threatening Wagnerism-before plunging into the dying gasps of desperate verismo, Puc- cinian hyperlyricism and decadentismo, and the now little-remembered instances of Italian Literaturoper. Within this grand narrative of evolving struc- tures may be found in one of its purest, most compact...
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19th-Century Music (1985) 8 (3): 245–272.
Published: 01 April 1985
... playwright's vociferous objections) to the 248 rank of full-fledged tragedy. In this experiment in Ostrovskian musical verismo, special inter- est attaches to the figure of the evil blacksmith Eryomka, whose role is cast in musical idioms whose roots lie obviously, if only in part, in the traditions of opera...
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19th-Century Music (1983) 7 (1): 63–70.
Published: 01 July 1983
... are actual cries of pain. These cries add to a particularly vivid form of verismo, but although the effect is striking, indeed sensa- tional, it is not emotionally revealing. Thus, while all of these cries may remain startling, or PHILIP FRIEDHEIM Wagner and the Aesthetics of the Scream 69 19TH...
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19th-Century Music (1979) 2 (3): 266–267.
Published: 01 March 1979
... Otello, we turn to Terenzio's chapters, "Gli operisti minori," "Ponchielli e Boito," and "Tra scapigliatura e verismo." Here we find mentioned the important names and works, though to learn more about either we will have to resort to more specialized studies and to the music itself. This virtue is still...
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19th-Century Music (1979) 2 (3): 267–269.
Published: 01 March 1979
..., we turn to Terenzio's chapters, "Gli operisti minori," "Ponchielli e Boito," and "Tra scapigliatura e verismo." Here we find mentioned the important names and works, though to learn more about either we will have to resort to more specialized studies and to the music itself. This virtue is still more...