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‘Comunicare con il popolo’: Novel, Drama, and Music in Mazzini’s Work

Carlotta Sorba

in Giuseppe Mazzini and the Globalization of Democratic Nationalism, 1830-1920

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264317
eISBN:
9780191734472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264317.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter observes and relocates the role of the arts in Mazzini's political reflections, seeing in it a kind of prelude to the aesthetic dimension of politics generally explored in the 20th ... More


A Modernist Epilogue

Stephen Rumph

in Beethoven after Napoleon: Political Romanticism in the Late Works

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238558
eISBN:
9780520930124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238558.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter summarizes the musical criticism of Beethoven's works, among which Hoffman's works stand at the head of the line. The reviews of Beethoven's works have translated his heroic style into ... More


* Alberto Mazzucato and the Beginnings of Italian Verdi Criticism

Fabrizio Della Seta

in Not without Madness: Perspectives on Opera

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226749143
eISBN:
9780226749167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749167.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Opera

Alberto Mazzucato was a key figure in nineteenth-century Italian musical criticism. This chapter assesses Mazzucato as a critic of Verdi and examines the general problem of aesthetics in opera, which ... More


Teresa Carreño: “Such gifts are of God, and ought not to be prostituted for mere gain”

Anna E. Kijas

in Musical Prodigies: Interpretations from Psychology, Education, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199685851
eISBN:
9780191806049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685851.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Over the life of Dwight’s Journal of Music (DJM) (1852–1881), many readers witnessed or read about sensational concerts given by child prodigies such as Madame Louise Abel, Adelina Patti, Arthur ... More


Schumann

Eric Jensen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737352
eISBN:
9780190268145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737352.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Robert Schumann is one of the most intriguing, and enigmatic, composers of the nineteenth century. Extraordinarily gifted in both music and literature, many of his compositions were inspired by ... More


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