Mahler, Symphony No. 1, Movt. 3:
Texture as structural element
References to the past
Conventions of the symphony
Ironic, parody, twisted aesthetic
Johann Strauss & Johannes Bra
Medievalism in 19th Century - Ideology:
Critique of modernity
Connection to historicism and scholarship
Idea of liturgical revival Movt. to transform liturgy
Ex. Bruckner, Virga Jesse (1885)
Medievalism in 19th Century Sacred M
Wagnerian Leitmotiv (Leading Motive):
Associated with a particular character, dramatic principle, object, mood, etc. etc.
Display an isomorphic relationship with the drama.
Open ended transformative.
Isoldes Liebestod (Love-Dea
Perspectives on Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827):
Social/political contexts: The Age of Revolution
Vienna in the 1790s
Austria in the period of the Napoleonic Wars
Restoration (post 1815) Europe