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1848

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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The Grisi-Viardot Controversy, 1848–1852

TOM KAUFMAN.

in The Opera Quarterly

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Opera. 0 words.

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Viennese Critics and the “Habsburg Dilemma”

David Brodbeck.

in Defining Deutschtum

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Theory and Analysis. 9821 words.

The Introduction offers an overview of Austrian history during the second half of the nineteenth century, showing how the defeated liberal nationalists of 1848 eventually rose to power by...

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Hanslick’s Deutschtum

David Brodbeck.

in Defining Deutschtum

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Theory and Analysis. 11117 words.

This chapter explores Eduard Hanslick’s youth and intellectual development in German-speaking yet nationally indifferent Vormärz Prague and the eventual development of his sensibility as a...

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Becoming a German

David Brodbeck.

in Defining Deutschtum

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Theory and Analysis. 7457 words.

This chapter considers the emergence of Carl Goldmark’s self-perception as a German artist. It begins with Goldmark’s youth in the West-Hungarian Jewish ghetto of Deutschkreuz and carries...

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Defining Deutschtum

David Brodbeck.

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Theory and Analysis. 392 pages.

Defining Deutschtum: Political Ideology, German Identity, and Music-Critical Discourse in Liberal Vienna Defining Deutschtum offers a nuanced look at the intersection of music, cultural...

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IL Corsaro

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 3 acts by Verdi to lib. by Piave based on Byron's poem. Comp. 1847–8. Prod. Trieste 1848. Revived London 1966, NY 1981.

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Nabucco

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 4 acts by Verdi to lib. by T. Solera written for and rejected by Nicolai. Comp. 1841, rev. 1842. Prod. Milan 1842, London 1846, NY 1848.

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Lucien Fugère

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Paris, 22 July 1848; d Paris, 15 Jan 1935).

French baritone. After failing as a sculptor, he began his singing career in Parisian cabarets, making his début at the ...

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Attila

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 3 acts with prol., by Verdi to lib. by Solera. Verdi's 9th opera. Comp. 1845–6. Prod. Venice 1846; London 1848; NY 1850. Revived in 1951 (concert perf.) after long neglect; staged...

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Delphine Ugalde

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Paris, 3 Dec 1829; d Paris, 19 July 1910).

French soprano. She studied in Paris with Cinti-damoreau and made her début in 1848 at the Opéra-Comique as Angèle in ...

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Halka

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 4 (orig. 2) acts by Moniuszko to lib. by Wolski after Wójcicki's story Góralka. F. (concert) p. Wilno (Vilnius) 1848; (rev. vers.) Warsaw 1858; NY 1903; London 1961.

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Louis Guéymard

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Chapponay, 17 Aug 1822; d Corbeil, nr Paris, July 1880).

French tenor. He made his début at the Paris Opéra in 1848 in the title role of Robert le ...

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Beck, Karl

Richard Wigmore.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 98 words.

(b Vienna, 1814; d Vienna, March 4, 1879). Austrian tenor. After studying with Joseph Staudigl, he began his career in Prague in 1838. He subsequently had great success in St...

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Niewiarowska-Brzozowska, Julia

Zofia Chechlińska.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 96 words.

(b Warsaw, 1827; d Warsaw, Dec 1891). Polish pianist and composer . She studied music with August Freyer in Warsaw. In 1845 and 1848 she performed in Berlin and Warsaw. After...

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Mustafà, Domenico

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 122 words.

( b Sterpara, nr Perugia, April 14, 1829; d Montefalco, nr Perugia, March 18, 1912). Italian soprano castrato and composer . He entered the choir of the Cappella Sistina in 1848 and...

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Dütsch [Dyutsh], Otto Johann Anton

Edward Garden.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 142 words.

(b Copenhagen, c1823; d Frankfurt, April 21, 1863). Danish composer and conductor, probably of German descent, father of Georgy Ottonovich Dütsch. He was educated at the Leipzig...

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Colini Filippo

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Rome, 21 Oct 1811; d ?May 1863). Italian baritone. In both contemporary and modern sources he is sometimes confused with Virgilio Collini or Filippo Coletti. He studied with Camillo...

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Wagner’s “Absolute” Music

Mark Evan Bonds.

in Absolute Music

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 6061 words.

Richard Wagner coined the term “absolute music” in 1846 and in his “Zurich” writings of 1848–52 equated the idea with the repertory of abstract, nonprogrammatic instrumental music. He...

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Cornell, John Henry

Blake Howe.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online November 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 230 words.

(b New York, May 8, 1828; d New York, March 1, 1894). American organist, composer, and pedagogue. In 1848, Cornell began his musical career as organist at St. John’s Chapel (part of...

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Gye, Frederick

Harold Rosenthal.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 152 words.

(b London, 1809; d Ditchley, Oxon, Dec 4, 1878). English theatre manager. He was educated mainly in Germany and originally helped his father manage the Vauxhall Gardens, London. He was...

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