Music classical and romantic

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Classical Period

1750 to 1825 FORM

Rondo (c)

a musical form consisting of one main theme or tune alternating with other themes or sections

Rococo (c)

a style of music that was for the rich Aristocracy and not for the common man; playfulness, comic opera, superficial, delicate.

Divertimento (c)

A simple piece of music designed to divert your attention, amuse the listener, or entertain the audience.

Theme and Variation (c)

A musical form where a clearly identifiable melody or theme is established in the first short section and subsequently variations of that theme are played with ever increasing differences from the original.

Symphony (c)

A large orchestral piece of music in several movements.

Overture (c)

An orchestral piece at the beginning of an opera, oratorio, or stage musical.

Trio (c)

The second or "B" section of a minuet movement.

Sonata-Allegro Form (c)

A form developed by the Classical composers and used in almost all the first movements of their symphonies.

String Quartet (c)

An instrumental group consisting of two violins, one viola, and one cello.

Viennese Classicism (c)

Style of music dominated in Vienna from 1770 to 1830.

Historical Events in Classical Period

The American Revolutionary War, The French Revolution.

Dances in Classical Period

Minuet

Classical

Gluck

Classical

J.P. Bach

Classical

Hayden

Classical

Mozart

Classical

Beethoven

Classical

Schubert

Romantic Period

1825 to 1910 EXCESSIVE EXTREME

Etude (r)

A piece of music designed to aid technical study of a particular instrument.

Nocturne (r)

Title for a Romantic "miniature" compositions for piano. Night Piece

Ballade (r)

A song or song-poem that tells a story, in several stanzas.

Virtuoso (r)

Gods in music.

Leitmotief (r)

a compositional technique invented and used by Wagner

Paganini (r)

famous virtuoso violin player

Historical Events in Romantic Period

Era for Piano Composition, Edison's Talking Machine, Economic Revolution, Metropolitan Opera House started in New York.

Romantic Dances

Waltz, Ballat

Ballad (r)

song or poem that tells a story

Symphonic Poems (r)

a piece of orchestral....

Etudte (r)

a short musical composition, typically for one instrument, designed as an exercise to improve the technique or demonstrate the skill of the player.

Romantic

Rossini

Romantic

Mendellssohn

Romantic

Schumman

Romantic

Listz

Romantic

Chopin

Romantic

Verdi

Romantic

Wagner

Romantic

Brahms

Romantic

Tchaikovsky

Romantic

Bruckner

Romantic

Dvorak

Romantic

Mahler

Romantic

Gilbert and Sullivan

Romantic

Mussorgsky

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