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19th-Century Music (2021) 45 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 July 2021
...James Q. Davies Existing scholarship struggles to theorize the relation between aesthetics, especially the aesthetics of catastrophe, and concerns with ecology and the environment. Mendelssohn's sacred oratorio Elijah premiered in 1846 at the birthplace of the steam engine in Birmingham, England...
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19th-Century Music (2016) 39 (3): 187–222.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Benedict Taylor Mendelssohn's overture The Hebrides or Fingal's Cave is regularly considered the musical landscape (or seascape) painting par excellence . Scarcely another work has such an unerring capacity to suggest the wide horizons, delicate nuances of changing color and light, the ceaseless...
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19th-Century Music (2013) 37 (1): 3–36.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Matthew Gelbart Many of Mendelssohn's letters and statements demonstrate his aversion to any music, including the traditions he encountered on his travels in Scotland and other destinations, when it stood outside certain aesthetic and technical teachings that in his student years he took to heart...
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19th-Century Music (2011) 34 (3): 211–236.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Nathan Platte In his first film score, Erich Wolfgang Korngold adapted the works of Felix Mendelssohn so that the music seemed to interact and respond with the visual editing of the film, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Warner Bros., 1935). By detailing the facets of this unusual production, which range...
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19th-Century Music (2008) 32 (2): 131–159.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Benedict Taylor The historical past played perhaps a more important role in Mendelssohn's music than in that of any other composer. This article approaches the work traditionally seen as his first major compositional achievement, the Octet in E♭ Major for Strings, op. 20 (1825), from...
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19th-Century Music (2008) 32 (1): 26–51.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Jeffrey S. Sposato This article examines German and English reactions to Felix Mendelssohn's 1836 oratorio, Paulus . German Protestant audiences recognized Paulus 's devotional, or spiritual, quality, which derived from its incorporation of well-known Lutheran chorales. In using chorales...