Romantic Era - Music Appreciation
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A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
Musical style in which rhythms, melodies, or instruments evoke the color and atmosphere of far-off lands.
German art songs
a romantic melody or composition dealing with evening or night; a reverie
a study or exercise focusing on a particular technical or musical problem
Composition in triple meter with a stately character, often for piano solo; originally a Polish court dance.
instrumental music associated with a story, poem, idea, or scene
Symphonic (tone) poem
one-movement orchestral piece whose form is based on programmatic principles
multimovement orchestral work whose form is based on programmatic concepts
music intended to be performed before and during a play, setting the mood for the drama
single movement orchestral piece among many pieces, generally programmatic
German writer and polymath. Works span the fields of poetry, drama, literature, theology, philosophy, pantheism, and science.
mistriss of Fredric Chopin
Nadezhda von Meck
Tchaikovsky's benefactress. Wealthy widow of industrialist. Corresponded with Tchaikovsky for fourteen years and provided him with a stipend so he could quit his conservatory position and compose. They agreed never to meet.
located in Milan
singer and pianist
member of Viennese School
worked for Esterhazy
imperial choirboy school
Died at age 31
pianist and composer
moved to Paris, France
piano and composer
inspired by Paganini
made the symphonic poem
Joined Chopin in Paris
guitarist/ composer/ conductor/ journalist
attended Paris Conservatory
influenced by Goethe/ Beethoven/ Shakespeare
innovator of: tone color/ size of orch./ new orch.
Symphony Fantastique (autibiographical)
idee fixe: reoccurring melody to represent and
Patron: Nadia von Meck
ballets and concert overtures
Nabucco (represents nationalism)
Otello/Falstaff/ La Trivietta
last opra was written at the age of 79
La Scalda opera house in Milan
Gualtore= Duke's disguise
Sparuchile= hitman to kill Duke
Madalina= Duke's on/off girlfriend
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