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  Romantic music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The era of Romantic music is defined as the period of European classical music that runs roughly from the early 1800s to the first decade of the 20th century, as well as music written according to the norms and styles of that period.
Romantic music is related to Romantic movements in literature, art, and philosophy, though the conventional periods used in musicology are now very different from their counterparts in the other arts, which define "romantic" as running from the 1780s to the 1840s.
Romantic composers were aided by improvements in technology, which provided significant changes in the language of music, ranging from an increase in the range and power of the piano to improvements in the sound and reach of the symphony orchestra.
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 Romanticism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By the early 20th century, the sense that there had been a decisive break with the musical past led to the establishment of the 19th century as "The Romantic Era," and as such it is referred to in the standard encyclopedias of music.
In the 20th Century Russian-American writer Ayn Rand called herself a romantic, and thought she might be a 'bridge' from the romantic era to an eventual esthetic rebirth of the movement.
Early Romantic nationalism was strongly inspired by Rousseau, and by the ideas of Johann Gottfried von Herder, who in 1784 argued that the geography formed the natural economy of a people, and shaped their customs and society.
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 Romantic Music - Part Three
Liszt was the epitome of the Romantic virtuoso.
Music history, of course, had already known many great virtuosi--Bach on the organ, Corelli on the violin, and Mozart on the piano were, in their own ways, equally brilliant, and their music--we must remember that all of these men performed essentially only their own music--was far superior in quality.
Romantic music still has an enormous influence on nearly all forms of modern (late 20th-century) popular music, especially film and TV music and so-called "easy listening music," which is often a watered-down imitation of Romantic cliches without either the inspiring philosophy or the depth of material.
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 Romantic music - Simple English Wikipedia
Romantic music is music written in the 19th century.
In literature and some other arts the “Romantic period” is often said to begin and finish earlier: around mid 18th to mid 19th century.
In music a lot of composers were writing music which was typical of their country.
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 The Music of the Romantic Era
Their music is clearly Romantic in style and feeling, but it also still clearly does not want to stray too far from the Classical rules.
Much of this nationalistic music was produced in the post-Romantic period, in the late nineteenth century; in fact, the composers best known for folk-inspired classical music in England (Holst and Vaughan Williams) and the U. (Ives, Copland, and Gershwin) were twentieth-century composers who composed in Romantic, post-Romantic, or Neoclassical styles instead of embracing Modernism.
The form of the music was chosen to fit with the programme (the story or idea), and if it was necessary at some point to choose sticking more closely to the form or to the programme, the programme often won.
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 Romantic Period Music [M.Tevfik DORAK]
Thus, a fertilization of music by poetry, fiction, philosophy and painting took place, and with it was associated a further fertilization by the spirit of nationalism.
In Romantic music, long sections -even an entire movement- may continue as one unbroken rhythmic pattern, with the monotony and the cumulative effect of an incantation.
The Romantic era was the golden age of the virtuoso.
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 Romantic music
Conversely, music that is "romantic" in the vernacular sense is not necessarily linked to the Romantic period.
Romantic composers were aided by improvements in technology, which provided significant changes in the language of music, ranging from an increase in the range and power of the
music challenged the preeminence of the romantic style, the desire to compose in tonally centered chromatic vocabularies remained present in major works.
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 CHAPTER 14 -- THE ROMANTIC PERIOD (1825 - 1900)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Romantic music represents a much more personal approach to music, writing for the common man. Where Baroque music seems to be relating to a specific few and Classical music seems to be relating to Everyman, Romantic music is often a very personal journey into the private thoughts and feelings of the composer.
A major musical contribution, albeit an indirect one, was his almost single-handed revival of the music of J. Bach, bringing it to the public after a century of obscurity.
His compositions (mostly symphonies of gigantic musical proportions that are bursting at the seams with musical and literary ideas) reflect his personal tragedies, his restless pessimism, and the social frustration, decadence, and artistic upheaval of the the time.
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 Romantic Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the Romantic period the range of chords was wider than in earlier times and the frequency with which 'enhanced' chords (rather than plain triads) were used is much greater.
Romantic composers were not slow to realise that the dim.
Whilst Baroque music uses a fast harmonic rhythm and Classical music uses a slow harmonic rhythm (generally), there is no one trend which prevails in the Romantic period.
www.duckmusic.free-online.co.uk /alevel/romantic.htm   (801 words)

 Western Music History/Romantic Music - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
The Romantic era spans from 1820 A.D. up until 1900 A.D. It can be characterized by the individuality of style, where there is an emphasis of self expression and individuality in compositional style.
The music is generally very programmatic, where the instrumental music depicts a story, idea or a poem.
Wagner shifted the musical gravity from the voice to the orchestra, and so expands his orchestra, which is treated symponically.
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 Classical Music and Romantic Music - Part One
All of this was reflected in the music of the Romantic era, an era in which the bourgeois salon largely replaced the aristocratic court as the principal theater of cultural activity.
Romantic in this sense comes from the French "roman," or novel: it was used to describe writers of highly colored, fantastic, and emotionally gripping tales, poems, and novels.
The poem is not simply set as a melody that is repeated in verses, but rather the music follows the course of the poem, with power and excitement depicting in turn the furious pace of the horse, the little boy's terror, the father's growing anxiety, and the Erlking's sweet but deadly seduction.
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 Romantic Music Encyclopedia Article @ TheEntireWeb.com (The Entire Web)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In opera, there was a tendency for the forms established in classical and baroque opera to be loosened, broken, and merged into each other.
The trend towards long, large scale works requiring substantial orchestral forces was expanded through the symphonies of, among others, Anton Bruckner, finally reaching its peak in Mahler's symphonies, with his works ranging from roughly an hour in length (the Haydn or Mozart lasts twenty to twenty-five minutes.
Many of the figures of the first half of the 19th century had retired, died, or reached the end of their careers.
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 Romantics Unbound | Romanticism Studies--Music
They reacted against the formal Classicism of the eighteenth century in which such composers as Mozart and Haydn created absolute music or pure music for music's sake, drama was found mainly in opera, and the personality of the soloist was subsumed by the composition and orchestra as a whole.
However, music throughout the 19th century, that known as high Romantic music, was far more dramatic and experimental, often inspired by a place, scene, event, nature, or character.
Yes, high Romantic music dominated the 19th century; however, Romanticism is also representative of a mood and style that reappears in various forms in the 20th century, a rather difficult century to categorize neatly and conveniently, even for the sake of study.
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 ROMANTIC MUSIC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The music we studied last time was of the period called the Classical: in the specific as opposed to the generic meaning of this term.
But in the mainstream tradition, emotional music before the Romantic period was essentially ecclesiastical: the audience was called together for the communal praise of the Creator, as opposed to being invited to re-experience their love affairs.
Musical genres like the symphony and concerto were carried forward from the Classical period, and preserved the same sorts of formal structure, for example sonata-allegro form.
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 Sheet Music Digital - Romantic Period: 1825 - 1900
Romantic artists saw nature in a less idealized way than the artists of the Classical period had.
Music began to be used to tell stories, or to imply meaning beyond the purely musical.
Music was seen less as an occupation and more as a calling.
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 HyperMusic -- History of Classical Music: Romantic
Music saw many changes during the Romantic period.
Composers expanded existing musical forms and developed new forms as a way of expressing themselves.
It was during the Romantic period that most of the band instruments came into being as they are today.
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 Music of the Romantic Era
Franz Liszt (Hungarian, 1811-1886) was one of the Romantic era's superstars in the modern sense of the term.
Joahnnes Brahms (German, 1833-1897) was one of the giants of Romantic music in the 19th century.
Tchaikovsky's music is sometimes scorned by formalists who point out that he lacked the skills in developing melodies of a Beethoven or Brahms, but he had such a prodigious gift for inventing tunes that most listeners are content to be flooded with one delightful melody after another.
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 Romantic Music (1850-1900)
Romantic music is not just about the emotion of love, it can also be about hate or death (positive or negative feelings).
It is music specially composed to be heard at certain points during the performance of a play.
By the middle of the 19th Century, music was dominated by Germany.
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 romantic music instruments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
free music for violin and viola and cello
The continued growth of the orchestra was also a trademark of the Romantic period.
The massive use of orchestral tone colors is a Romantic trait, i.e., a wide range of instruments...
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 darkly romantic music
The darkly romantic movement from the 50s and forward consists of a wide range of music genres - as for example country, soul, chamber pop, jazz, blues, baroque pop, indie and gothic rock.
The music reminds of Joy Division, with a gothic overtone.
Eldritch gave gothic rock music a face (even thouch the term was introduced in the mid 80s) in the late 70s and early 80s with Alice and Temple of Love.
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 Romantic Music
It wasn't romantic music, it was just, any music, so I could get the hang of how to write.
I never had an interest in music, let alone romantic music until around 13.
From that point, I studied romantic music scores in depth such as Rachmaninoff, Franz Liszt, and Chopin.
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The tone poem was a new musical form which told a story.
The Romantic period was the age of the virtuoso.
Frederic Chopin is the best known composer of piano music during this period.
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Many of the Romantic period's stories, art, and music were about exotic places and fantastic events.
This is a musician who "shows off" his talents by playing a very difficult section of the music.
A Romantic is someone who dreams big dreams, is very emotional, and has strong feeling about things.
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 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Composition: Composers: Romantic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Early Romantic Period (1820 - 1850) - Composer biographies and related information with a cultural overview focusing on intellectual fervor and emotionalism of the times.
Late Romantic Period (1850 - 1900) - Composer biographies and related information for the time of self-expression and exploration with emphasis on the place of Grand Opera and rising nationalism during the later 19th century.
Romantic Era: 1825-1900 - Introduction to the period from Essentials of Music linked to details on historical themes, musical context, style, and composer biographies.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Composition/Composers/Romantic   (202 words)

 An Introduction to Romantic Music History
He was the catalyst that took music into its Romantic roots.
-The main types of music were progrommatic, in which music tells a story or depicts a scene in nature, and absolute, which was listened to purely for the enjoyment, and to enhance beauty.
Drama, music, dance, and the visual arts were seen as "the arts." Guiseppe Verdi, would be a good example, representing a good composer of Italian opera, which combined music and drama into a mature artform.
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 Syllabus Romantic Piano Music
The present course introduces the students to the music written by those 19th-century poets of the ivories such as Schubert, the two Schumanns, Chopin, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Mussorgsky, Liszt and others.
We will ask why did most romantic music take either the form of a song (Lieder) or the piano ëcorrespondentí form of miniature character piece (our straw mat will be some of the dozen of such miniatures Felix Mendelssohn composed and collectively named ìSongs without wordsî).
The Romantic generation, Romanticism and piano (screening of Romanticism in Art and Music, 38 min.), the character piece, typology of the repertoire, examples and analysis of ballata, rhapsody, song without words, barcarolle, prelude, Ètude, nocturne, impromptus, intermezzo, other miniature pieces, and sets of them.
www.usfca.edu /vpa/music/romantic_piano   (1099 words)

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