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19th-Century Music (2020) 43 (3): 143–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
... in 1827.1 In the nineteenth century, this storm was understood as a mystical event that heralded the composer s ascent into the heavens. With Beethoven s widespread reception as a saint-like figure, his stormy death was thought to mirror the miraculous events of antiquity and Christian scripture. Christ s...
19th-Century Music (2019) 43 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 July 2019
...-century reception of the work. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press’s Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals...
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19th-Century Music (2019) 42 (3): 184–224.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Kirill Zikanov This article challenges the privileged position that Glinka’s Kamarinskaia (1848) has assumed in accounts of Russian instrumental music. The first half of the article investigates nineteenth-century reception of Glinka’s orchestral works and demonstrates that his Jota Aragonese (1845...
19th-Century Music (2017) 41 (2): 95–120.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in symphonic music. The article concludes with the reception of the opening of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and the finale of Schubert's Octet, D. 803, using critics’ comments as a basis for extrapolating, through new analyses, as to the features that might make the particular works remarkable as examples...
19th-Century Music (2016) 40 (2): 159–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Dvořák's mythologized image as a composer at the fin de siècle , but the history of the symphonic poem, the politics of the Vienna-Prague critical axis, and the hardening of critical orthodoxy in the twentieth century. Through an in-depth study of Píseň bohatýrská 's reception, I reveal a picture of Dvořák...
19th-Century Music (2014) 38 (2): 145–168.
Published: 01 November 2014
... marriage motivated the revision process. In this article I propose a new reading of the 1806 Leonore based on the critical reception of the opera's first performances of 1805 and an examination of ideas about marital love at the turn of the nineteenth century. © 2014 by the Regents of the University...
19th-Century Music (2013) 36 (3): 209–230.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., the slippage between public and private identities. This article traces the constructions of Evgeny and Tatiana in a series of nineteenth- century readings of Evgeny Onegin , examining the ways in which the opera responds to and transforms key questions from the reception history of the novel. Among the texts...