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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 451–477.
Published: 01 December 2006
....”1 In June 1784 the largest musical Tevent in European history to that time was staged in Handel’s honor in Westminster Abbey, with George III among the four thousand in attendance. No fewer than 525 singers and instrumentalists partici- pated in performances of Messiah and other sacred...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 1949
... and its familiarity with people and places far from Grasmere. Braham, of course, was known to everyone and was especially celebrated for his singing of sacred music. But Charles Sloman was a much less eminent vocalist and celebrated not for Handel but for comic songs and com- positions of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 407–414.
Published: 01 December 1968
... Werke, haben, die der antiken Schlichtheit und Grosse verglichen werden konnen. Das haben aber Menschen hervorgebracht, deren Lebensbildung auch einfach und antik gewesen ist, ich will nur Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart nennen.” (VII, 169-70; my italics) ‘The Figure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 130–132.
Published: 01 March 1970
... the maturing writer came to comprehend the powerfully radiating quality of Goethe’s thought. Kolland the biographer of Beethoven appears essentially enthusiastic, whereas Kolland the sober rh&sical historian portrayed Handel in quite a different way. Sices presents Kolland as an admirer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 566–569.
Published: 01 December 1940
.... 348), he gives to it much less consideration (37 lines) than to Handel-Mazzetti’s Die arwe Margrct (60 lines). Par- ticularly inadequate are the purported exegeses of Hauptmann’s im- portant works. One sentence disposes of Michael Kramer: “In Michael Kramer (as in Das Friedensfest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., trans. Asa Zatz (London: Deutsch, 1991). 236 MLQ    June 2007 merchant from Mexico City and his Afro-Cuban servant, Filomeno, to Madrid and Venice, where in the carnival season of 1709 they encoun- ter the baroque composers Vivaldi, Scarlatti, and Handel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 462–466.
Published: 01 December 1985
.... McGuire, Philip C. Speechless Dialect: Shakespeare’s Open Silences. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1985. xxvii + 191 pp. $22.00. BOOKS RECEIVED 465 McLeod, Karen. Henry Handel Richardson: A Critical Study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 386–391.
Published: 01 December 1963
... foreign competi- tion in the arts, the Italian would certainly have appeared as another participant in the systematic depreciation of native culture which had been animadverted upon by the Spectator and burlesqued by the Beggar’s Opera.20 Like Handel or Galuppi in music, like Riccoboni...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (4): 309–316.
Published: 01 December 2001
... ❙ Periods and Resistances 313 died in the year of the Reform Bill; conversely, it is a vexation that Handel outlived Bach by a decade and Pope by a decade and a half and did his most enduring work after they had died. But of course mere...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 164–171.
Published: 01 June 1963
... chimes”-the carillon of St. Lawrence -play “See, the conqu’ring hero comes,” a chorus from Part I11 of Handel’s Judus Muccabaeus celebrating the triumphant return of Judas from his victory over Nicanor. Housman was also familiar with Ludlow Fair, which begins on the first of May (S23, S62...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 611–618.
Published: 01 December 1941
..., Handel und Cacilia, und andere Gebiete der Kunst u n d Wissenschaft. So wird er zum grol3en Vereiner, dessen Universalismus sich an die August Clos~ 617 Romantik forterben konnte und der vom “Sturm und Drang” zum “Athenaum-Kreis” nicht nur d i e B...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 233–242.
Published: 01 September 1962
... by Nicomachus, nor by Philotas him selfe in his tor- mentes” (R2 Curtius attempts a conclusion to the story by remarking that “So long therfore as Philotas denied the thing, the matter seamed doubtful, and many men thought him cruellye handeled. But after he had con- fessed the circumstaunces...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 207–214.
Published: 01 June 1940
... abdrucken lassen, ist zwar sehr interessant: Aber bey weitem nicht gerad das einzige allein so interessante, sondern noch manche andere Kapitel geben nicht allein die Geschichte der Kunste, des Handels, der damals gangbaren Produkte. . .das groste Licht, sondern oft auch wichtigen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (2): 133–144.
Published: 01 June 1959
... is the ballad opera, for which, a reviewer says, “We have no great venera- tion.”152 Some idea of the popularity of musical entertainments at this time may be gained from the statement that Handel’s Messiah was twice performed in 1757 “before the greatest assembly that ever honoured a theatre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 273–309.
Published: 01 September 1940
... sie in 6 Monaten los? Nein! Wo bleiben die gedruckten Exem- plare? Sie bleiben so lange im Handel bis sie vertrodelt sind. Und wollen Sie das kontrollieren: ob es bei dem bleibt!? Aber das ist gewi13, da13 Sie dem eigentlichen Werke dadurch den besten Absatz nehmen ! und zum Nachdruck...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 301–314.
Published: 01 December 1960
... of a nearby “pale minstrel” then gives forth a lyric inter- lude of irregular meter dealing with the legendary Caradoc, and other scenes (the “Cape of utmost Horn” and New Zealand) and other arts (the music of Handel) are introduced. An allusion to the rnulti- 15 Introduction to the 1837...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 261–276.
Published: 01 June 2013
... — though a hybrid of a Handel oratorio mixed with his specific imprint of symphonic form — certainly does not qualify as world music. Yet the hymn of the symphony’s last movement has reached every continent and has been used over and over during festive moments to forge a collective, elated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Handel’s setting of “L’Allegro” and “Il Penseroso” in 1740 from an adaptation by James Harris. The script, though generally faithful to Milton’s poem, makes its meter uniform and divides the monody into recitative and arias. The dismemberment of Orpheus is left out, as is the concluding frame (“wipe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the dramatic logic of the play demands war. Tamerlane and the Eighteenth Century Rowe’s play belongs among the eighteenth-century representations in which Timur is figured as a noble person. A number of operas from the early decades, including Handel’s Tamerlano of 1724, follow Pra- don’s Tamerlan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 1954
... is of no importance here. Yet it must be created from one feeling, one vision, from one organic centre. Therefore the hunt for subject-matter and themes has little to say about the poem, for the same theme or motif can be expressed in basically different ways; cf. Handel’s “Largo” with Chopin’s...