Ludwig Van Beethoven And The Romantic Era That Changed Music

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. …show more content…
Which was the Romantic Era where he created new ways of thinking, new chords, but also managed to stay with the old ways with a slight twist. Mr. Beethoven had realized that he did not have to compose to appeal to everyone, that is what set him apart from the others and made him a huge influence on the ones who heard his expressive pieces. Jan Swafford once said that “no one before or since [Beethoven] has accomplished such a merging or wildness and control.” Beethoven 's influence on music has remained at the top of the most performed, discussed and reviewed. By creating romanticism, influencing the composers around him and adding a special twist to the old methods, Ludwig Van Beethoven influenced the future of music in great, astounding and powerful

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