Articles about Historiography

Brahms and the Historical Sublime

Using critical theories of the historical sublime, this study investigates parallels between Brahms's historicist musical language and nineteenth-century attitudes toward preservation and restoration. In emergent Germany of the late 1850s, the »New Era« saw an upsurge in public debate grounded ...

Prokrustova postelja nacionalizma in nove poti do razumevanja glasbene preteklosti Slovenije
Muzikoloski Zbornik (2015) Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 9-20

Some Slovene historiographers have in recent years discarded the nationalistic view of Slovene history, which has been predominant since the 19th century. The author explores the significance and usefulness of this line of research in modern Slovene misic historiography.

Russische Oper in Italien am Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts
Musiktheorie (2015) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 197-208

This article examines the impact of the early dissemination of Russian opera in the cultural life and the musical thought of Italy between the second half of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. At the same ...