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Music and the Sonorous Sublime in European Culture, 1680-1880

 New,Music and the Sonorous Sublime in European Culture, 1680-1880

  • Editor: Hibberd, Sarah
  • Editor: Stanyon, Miranda

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Contents

  • Sonorous sublimes: an introduction Sarah Hibberd and Miranda Stanyon;
  • 1. Thunder or celestial harmony: French theological debates on the sonorous sublime Sophie Hache;
  • 2. 'A pleasing rape': John Dennis, music and the queer sublime Matthew Head;
  • 3. The idea of the past in eighteenth-century British music Suzanne Aspden;
  • 4. C. P. E. Bach and the neoclassical sublime: revisions of a concept Keith Chapin;
  • 5. Cherubini's Medee and sublime vengeance Sarah Hibberd;
  • 6. When does the sublime stop? Cavatinas and quotations in Haydn's Seasons Elaine Sisman;
  • 7. Counterfeits, contraltos and consonance in De Quincey's sublime Miranda Stanyon;
  • 8. The consecration of sound: sublime musical creation in Haydn, Weber and Spohr Benedict Taylor;
  • 9. Commanding performances: opera, surrogation and the royal sublime in 1848 Dana Gooley;
  • 10. Wagner's sublime effects: bells, cannon and the perception of heavy sound David Trippett.