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19th-Century Music (2016) 40 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Daneen Wardrop Civil War bands, indispensable to both Union and Confederate troops, were employed by officers to keep morale high during times of rest and relaxation, and to instill regional pride during times of battle. I engage in an inquiry into the functions of the Civil War band in order to...
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19th-Century Music (2016) 40 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Elizabeth Morgan During the American Civil War, women in the parlor imagined life at the front through music, playing pieces and singing songs on topics related to the conflict. Among the genres that they performed were battle pieces for the piano, episodic works that depict incidents of battle and...
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19th-Century Music (2012) 36 (2): 146–158.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Civil War. For his immensely popular work The Dying Poet (1864), composer-pianist Louis Moreau Gottschalk likely drew inspiration from two French poems of the same title that employed both the dying poet trope and complex imagery of reminiscence. Although The Dying Poet was one of Gottschalk's most...