Essay about Classical And Romanticism Of The Classical Era

1029 Words Apr 23rd, 2015 5 Pages
Ludwig Van Beethoven, was the composer who changed music more than any other composer, the sound of music and what the other composers that were to come after him thought. He wrote nine symphonies, five piano concertos, an opera and many pieces of chamber music that jolted music right out of itself. Beethoven changed music by creating a new era called Romanticism, influencing the other composers and changing the old methods by adding a special twist. The first way that Beethoven changed music was by creating romanticism. Ludwig is viewed as the most transitional figure between the eras of classical and romanticism of musical history. Even though his first period was more conventional he grew tired of this and made his second time period introduce a combination of innovations such as size, emotional force and variation in key to his compositions. Beethoven created the transition from one type of music to another. He did this by changing the ideas of the people and creating new methods. He changed the path of music from the classical period to the romantic period. Which means he also changed the way the composers after him would compose because it was a totally new mindset. Due to Ludwig’s out of the box thinking, the Romantic Era was created, along with composers who created new things to apply to music such as syncopation. It was considered out of the box because no one else had ever thought to do what he was doing. By creating the Romantic Era, he also created a new type…

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