Analysis Of Franz Joseph Haydn And Ludwig Van Beethoven

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The Classical period in music spanned from approximately 1750-1830. It was called classical period due to the time period being full of art and literature. The music in the Classical period reflected the changes in society, such as the ideas of human reasoning and overcoming problems in the world.Thus, causing a conflict with new and old ideas within the world 's society. People began to realize that music was meant to be enjoyed not for just the wealthy and during a religious mass. New styles of music began to evolve such as the concerto, sonata and the symphony, these new styles were created to dazzle and impress the audience. The Classical Era was dominated by the unbelievable talents of three composers. Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven, each composer influenced the world of music for generations to come. The Classical period was a time where the most …show more content…
Beethoven is highly regarded as the greatest composer who ever walked the face of the Earth (Budden). Beethoven was born into his profession both his father and grandfather where accomplished musicians. Beethoven first music teacher was his father, who works as a musician, but he was also an alcoholic who was very abusive and unsuccessfully tried to exhibit him as a child prodigy (Ludwig). He soon was noticed and was paid for his abilities, while he raised his two younger brothers after his mother died. Beethoven moved to Vienna in 1792, where he studied with Joseph Haydn, he quickly established the reputation of a piano virtuoso and later and composer. He never worked in a church or court, he made his living doing public performances and selling his works (Ludwig). He emulated his predecessor Haydn and Mozart, but he explored new direction and created a voice all his own. He was able to create several, concertos, symphonies and sonatas selling and performing around Europe several years

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