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    The Romantic period of music began in the late 18th century and it spanned until the early 20th century. It was heavily influenced by Romanticism, which was a European movement involving art and literature. Many of the famous early composers from these years were Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Berlioz, and others. The famous later composers include Bruckner, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and others. This period is recognized as being more emotionally expressive than past periods because it explores themes that had not yet been touched upon. There are many themes that were installed, however, this paper will be discussing the particular influences of nature, the supernatural, and nationalism, as well as the innovations that the period brought. The Romantic period was revolutionary for a number of reasons, one of these being the huge increase of the orchestra. The bass section received an upgrade with the introduction of valves and the tuba. The wind section received the cor anglais, bass clarinet, piccolo, and double bassoon. The string section also expanded in order to…

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    tend to listen to music, but they do not know its simple meaning or the musical works entailed. Merriam Webster defines music as either an art or a science that has ordered tones and sounds that are arranged in a particular succession, combination and a temporal relationship so that the composition can have a unity that has a meaning. Music has emerged through various periods with each successive period having a unique style of music and influences. An example of a musical period is the romantic…

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    Unit four of the textbook is about music in the nineteenth century, and the first part of this section starts by dedicating a whole chapter to Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven was a true genius, his music is still widely popular until today. His style of music was mostly Classical, he was a student of Haydn. One of Beethoven 's first work that really showed his his individuality as an artist was his symphony called Bonaparte. This symphony was written in honor of Napoleon Bonaparte, but later on,…

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    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…

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    Beethoven is a well-known composer for his great work and symphonies that are filled with intensity and emotion. “Some of Beethoven’s most famous works mirror this sense of struggle to overcome an adversity imposed by fate.”(Bonds) Like Beethoven, many other composers of this time began expressing intense feelings and emotion in music. Romantic music is an era of Western classical music that started during the Romantic period around the late 18th or early 19th century. During the Romantic…

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    The Romantic Period or Romanticism was a development in literature, music, and art that originated in Europe around 1800s. It was characterized by works that mirrored individual uniqueness, self-expression and emotions. In the musical scene, this period was seen in expansive symphonies, passionate songs and superb piano music. Compositions in this time showed intense energy and passion. It also drew inspiration from literature and art. There are a handful of composers who became known in the…

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    The Romantic period is in the 1820s to the 1900s, the music written in that period are artistic and literary. Some famous composers are Tchaikovsky, Chopin and Schumann. ‘Vltava’is a piece composed by Bedrich Smetana in the Romantic Period for symphony orchestra. This piece has 6 movements and it describes the flow of water that runs through Czechoslovakia and Prague from day to night. It contains a lot of emotions and it is one of the most famous nationalism work. Fig. 1: It shows all the…

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    Between 1820 and 1900 is known as the Romantic Period. It was during this time, that the orchestra was expanded to include the tuba, piccolo, bass clarinet, double bassoon, and a larger string section (Romantic, n.d.). With theses new instruments being added, the larger orchestra (from 26 members to close to 100) was able to accommodate new and exciting sounds. Woodwinds started to take on a more prevalent role in the orchestra and composers started experimenting with new sounds from the…

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    The music that I have chosen is D major Violin Concerto No.1, Op.6, composed by Niccolò Paganini. To gain a more complete understanding of the composition, first we need to check the background information of the composer. Paganini was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. [iii] That explains why the composition mainly uses violin throughout the whole composition. It was also noted that was one of the most famous classical music composers on the romantic era. When I first…

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    The Romantic Period

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    Introduction There is much to learn when one takes a music class. This is not always apparent when the course is started or before an individual enters the class. Once a student starts the class there is a completely new world opened to the individual that was once before unknown. A student will learn about the many composers and discuss the most influential to music history. There are different musical time periods full of numerous types of music. There will be different things that…

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