Skip Nav Destination
1-4 of 4
19th-Century Music (2020) 44 (2): 100–118.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the time rare spaces for approaching questions of sexuality in music. Issues of subjectivity in instrumental music aligned well with rumors about autobiographical confession within Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 ( Pathétique ) for those who knew how to listen and read between the lines. This article...
19th-Century Music (2016) 40 (2): 131–158.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Damien Mahiet Critical response to Tchaikovsky's Casse-Noisette ( The Nutcracker ), the ballet-féerie premiered in December 1892 in St. Petersburg, has historically been mixed. An aesthetic mongrel, the original production joined the highbrow expectations of Romantic ballet with the popular...
19th-Century Music (2011) 35 (2): 115–131.
Published: 01 November 2011
... composers were truly national, especially when we generalize that local color denotes any distinguishing device designed to evoke a specific time and place, as well as the social identity of a character. Thus Tchaikovsky's operas, often criticized for their lack of “Russianness,” display a subtle...
19th-Century Music (2008) 32 (1): 94–128.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Philip Ross Bullock This article considers a number of Tchaikovsky's songs——specifically those with texts by Apukhtin, Romanov, Heine, Goethe, and Tchaikovsky himself——to explore how silence constitutes a powerful yet elusive form of expression. It argues that Tchaikovsky's songs, an...