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Nineteenth-Century Music

Selected Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference, 1st Edition

By Bennett Zon

Edited by Jim Samson


400 pages

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This selection of essays represents a wide cross-section of the papers given at the Tenth International Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music held at the University of Bristol in 1998. Sections include thematic groupings of work on musical meaning, Wagner, Liszt, musical culture in France, music and nation, and women and music.

Table of Contents

Contents: Editors' preface; Philosophy of music: Musical meaning?, Andrew Bowie; Wagner: The trial of Richard Wagner, Roger Scruton; Music as natural language in the moral order of Wagner’s Ring: Siegfried, act 2, scene 3, Thomas S. Grey; Wagner and Mendelssohn, John Deathridge; Liszt: TrisZtan; or, the case of Liszt's 'Ich möchte hingehn', Alexander Rehding; The controversy surrounding Liszt's conception of programme music, James Deaville; Death transfigured: the origins and evolution of Franz Liszt's Totentanz, Anna Harwell Celenza; Common narrative structures in music and literature: a semio-stylistic investigation in the arts of the 19th century (Liszt and Goethe), Márta Grabócz; Changing aspects of the sacred and secular: Liszt's Legend of St Elisabeth in the Repertory of the K.K.Hof-Operntheater in Vienna, Cornelia Szabó-Knotik; Mediating Music: Creating, collecting and publishing in 19th-century France: World Fair - World Music: musical politics in 1889 Paris, Annegret Fauser; Regionalism, Latinité and the French musical tradition: Déodat de Séverac's Héliogabale, Andrea Musk; Hérodiade: Church, state and the feminist movement, Clair Rowden; Music and Nation: Music copyright and the Prussian Copyright Act of 1837, Friedemann Kawohl; German nationalism and the reception of the Czech String Quartet in Vienna, Elizabeth Way Sullivan; Creation/Evolution: metaphoric syntheses in 19th- and early 20th-century music historiography in Britain, Bennett Zon; Women and Music: Art music and activist discourse: the case of the African-American musician Amelia Tilghman, Juanita Karpf; Josephine Lang and the Schumanns, Harald Krebs; Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUSIC / General