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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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 Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Glossary - Romanticism
Musical labeling is a notoriously sticky business, and any label that's supposed to apply to almost a century of music and to dozens of different composers — composers as diverse as Schubert and Sibelius, Berlioz and Puccini, Wagner and Tchaikovsky —; is bound to be exceedingly broad, if not completely arbitrary.
Among the musical forms developed in the nineteenth century as direct offspring of Romantic ideals and principles are the character piece for piano, the symphonic poem, and the song cycle.
This is the “romance” from which the word Romantic derives, and to which it owes its connotations of unbounded imagination and passion.
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  Classical Periods - the development of classical music through the ages
In the later centuries of this period, formal musical traditions were being incubated in the catholic monasteries of the time, and the church was to play a major role in the subsequent development of music.
The creativity of this period was given further impetus by the invention of the printing press which brought standardisation to the previously hand-written forms of musical notation, and allowed many more copies to be made.
The great composers of this period were Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach, Johann Christian Bach, Johann Stamitz, Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Luigi Boccherini and Christoph von Gluck with others such as Franz Schubert and especially Ludwig van Beethoven being seen as transitional and indeed instrumental in bringing about the Romantic period.
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 Romantic Period of Music
This period had several important characteristics which defined it.
There were many famous composers during this period that left a lasting impression.
You are an unknown composer during the Romantic Period.
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What most people call “classicalmusic tends to include all so called “serious” music: the baroque, the classical, the romantic and the so-called modern works; most of it was composed for concert performances, typically using strings, woodwinds, brasses and percussion.
The epic romantic symphony remained a major musical genre, becoming, in the popular mind, the archetypical “classicalmusic, until “modern” atonality and dissonance began to dominate.
Johann S. Bach lived and died long before the advent of the Romantic Movement in orchestral music, but his musical output (most of which was liturgical) achieved a sublimity, power and elegance of expression never since equaled.
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 The Music Chamber - The Romantic Period
For the more "progressive" composers of the day, chamber music was an awkward form; on one hand, it lacked the personal expressiveness of the then-popular solo piano piece, but on the other hand it did not offer the glowing colors and overpowering sound of the full orchestra.
Because of this, amateur chamber players were generally unable to play the music of the day, and chamber music moved out of the homes of enthusiasts and into the concert halls.
Atop the crowded list of composers there are Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, and Felix Mendelssohn from the early Romantic Period; from the later part of the period we have Johannes Brahms, Peter Tchaikovsky, and Antonin Dvorak.
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  Romantic period - The era of Romantic music is defined as the period...
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 also influenced by technological advances, including an increase in the range and power of the piano and the improved chromatic abilities and greater projection of the instruments of the symphony orchestra.
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 ipedia.com: Romantic music Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although the word "romantic" is now usually used to mean "something related to love", "romantic music" as spoken about by musicologists and academics is not necessarily about this and does not always sound like what would nowadays be thought of as "romantic" in the general sense.
Romantic music analogized music to poetry and to rhapsodic and narrative structures, and at the same time created a more systematic basis for teaching the composing and performing of concert music.
In literature the "Romantic" period is often said to begin in the 1770's or 1780's with a movement known as "storm and struggle", in Germany.
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 Music Traits of the Romantic Period
MUSI 4350 - Music Traits of the Romantic Period
In a very general sense, all art may be said to be romantic; for though it may take its materials from actual life, it transforms them and thus creates a new world which is necessarily to a greater or lesser degree remote from the everyday world requiring a subjective, and individual interpretation by the public.
Program music becomes a staple of the concert fare and incidents of history, or abstractions of poetry are often the starting point for a musical composition.
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To call one period Romantic, another one Baroque, another one Rococo, and so forth is just obscuring the fact that this is all beauty of a kind and all on a single continuum.
Music was then considered to be part of an array of subjects which included mathematics and astronomy and so forth.
All periods of choral music have been conceived as moving in linear fashion, and it was only after Rameau wrote his book on harmony that we began to think in terms of harmonic structure.
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 Music: Romantic Period (1815 - 1910)
Music saw many changes during the Romantic period.
It was during the Romantic period that most of the band instruments came into being as they are today.
Until the Romantic period, most composers regardless of their nationality, borrowed musical styles from Germany, France, and Italy.
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 romantic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Romantic time period (1827-1900) was a time when composers were expressing their individuality.
Romantic composers used themes from the middle ages such as brave knights, damsels in distress and great kings to write their music.
In order to compose music that was more emotional and expressive, experimentation with chords with different combinationations of notes was encouraged.
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 Romantic Period
While music and art from the Classical period was based on reason, order and rules, music and other art from the Romantic period was based on emotion, adventure and imagination.
During the Romantic period, there was a new appreciation of the artist as an individual- someone who had feelings which were expressed through their creations.
Even though the Romantic period was a time of music based on adventure and emotion, some composers were able to convey emotions while still holding on to the principles of strict form from the Classical period.
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 Internet Public Library: Music History 102
A master of the more intimate forms of musical compostitions, Schumann is unique in music history as being one of the great composers who concentrated on one musical genre at a time, with the bulk of his earliest compositions being for the piano.
Schumann's piano music (and later his songs) remain supreme examples of the Romantic style of the second quarter of the nineteenth-century.
Immensely influenced by literature and poetry, it is the dreamy nature of his music which most affects the listener, as can be heard in the fifth movement from the piano suite entitled Carnaval.
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 Sheet Music Digital - Romantic Period: 1825 - 1900 - Early Romantic (1815-1850)
The crucial works of this wave of Romantics were the song cycles and symphonies of Franz Schubert, and the operas of Weber, particularly Oberon, Die Freischütz and Euryanthe.
With the late 1830's and 1840's the full flowering of this generation in music was presented to the public, including the music of Robert Schumann, Giacomo Meyerbeer and the young Guiseppi Verdi.
Music was a quasi-religious experience, and the "Philharmonic" society became part of a concert as a time for deep engagement in the music, in contrast to the less formal manners of previous concert life.
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 The Romantic Period in Classical Music 8notes.com
The Romantic movement of the 19th Century was all about the emphasis on the individual and individual expression.
The music depicts many of these situations quite literally - most famously the sharp 'chop' of the guillotine at the end of the 'March to the Scaffold'.
By the end of the period in 1900, the orchestra of around 40 players in Mozart's time had ballooned to 100 or more - Gustav Mahler's(1860-1911) 8th Symphony of 1906 became known as the Symphony of a Thousand because of the enourmous number of people on stage.
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 romantic piano music
Romantic piano music can be divided into two categories: One would be the Romantic piano music of the “Romantic” music period of history, the other would be any piano music that makes you feel your heartbeat for another.
Romantic piano music can set up a beautiful scenario for you to feel sensual, dreamy, and to have a sense of yearning for your partner etc. If you like to have your heartstrings plucked consider finding some great romantic piano music.
Romantic piano can be a rich, and welcome addition to your music library, if you don’t own some already.
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 Classical to Romantic period music: composers biography
A biography of the imaginative composers of the Classical Period of Music, who broke from the traditional style of that era.
Homophonic, or unisonic, music was simple, with accompaniments often consisting of broken chords that were played as single notes.
Vivaldi begins the Classical Period and is sometimes even thought of as composing during a transitional time on the heels of the Baroque Period as it led into the Classical.
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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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 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).
This period saw the rise of the virtuoso, a person with extraordinary musical skill, such as Paganini (violinist people thought he had made a pact with the devil, because he was so good), and Liszt (pianist he was very concerned with showmanship.)
It is music specially composed to be heard at certain points during the performance of a play.
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Notable composers of the period include: Gustav Mahler (extended symphonies,) Giuseppi Verdi (grand opera), Richard Wagner (music dramas), Hector Berlioz (tone poems,) and Franz Liszt (extended virtuosic, improvisatory piano performances and tone poems.) Franz Liszt was the son-in-law of Wagner, so there was much influence between the two.
Although his music for piano is among the best and most interesting in the repertoire, it too often has been neglected as has his stature as a composer.
The sound of the French and of the Spanish is here in his music and he certainly influenced Rachmaninov (see below.) He composed in a number of shorter, traditional forms including the barcarolle^ the pavane+, the nocturne*, the impromptu* and, in the tradition of Debussy and Ravel, a children's suite.
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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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 Classical Music and Romantic Music - Page 264
Period of Romantic music: circa 1800 to circa 1900
German early Romantic composer, especially of piano music and Lieder.
One of the crucial figures of Romantic music.
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 Romantic Period
Romanticism and the Romantic Period is a segment of music history that has profoundly shaped all music that has been written since.
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William Wordsworth was an influential English poet who was instrumental in launching the Romantic Period of literature.
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 Premiere Music Distributors - Romantic Music Period
It is paralleled in literature of the period by novels and poetry speaking of unrequited love and strong emotions.
It is also during this period that there is a rise in nationalism in Europe.
Reliance on the developmental forms of the Classical period is replaced by a clarity of melodic line and varied instrumental color.
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