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Survey of Music Test 3-Miruku
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Romanticism in Music
Not just feelings of love but Heroicism, Pathos, Passion, etc.
Emphasis on innovation-consciuos rather than practical
Rise of the concert hall
The free treatment of meter in performance
Extensive use of the chromatic scale-expansion of chromaticism
Instrumental Music written in association with a poem, story, or literary source
Instrumental music with no extramusical connections
Movement promoting music built on national folk songs and dances or associated with national subjects
(AKA Character Piece) Short piece designed to convey a particular pointed emotion, momentary and undeveloped
Genres: Grandiose Compositions
Huge in conception, instrumentation, and length
Expanding on Beethoven's experimentation
Breaking down of barriers between the arts
Celebration of music as the most profound of all arts
Romantic Opera Combines...
Poetry, literature and philosophy with music
Established an important precedent for operatic aesthetic-for voice and piano
Opera became an important vehicle for
Serious drama in music, no longer simply a piece of entertainment as before
Felt that opera had degraded from its original form as serious drama in music, called his opera's"music drama"
Importance of the orchestra
Orchestra now carried the action along rather than a series of alternating arias and recitatives
Musical motive associated with some person, thing, idea, or symbol in the drama
Der Ring des Nibelungen
19th Century Trends: Realism
Moving away from the supernatural, mythology and religion
19th Century Trends: Exoticism
Interest by composers and audiences in the folk music, dances, and cultures of far away places
Considered by many to be the last great composer of Romantic Italian opera
A stand alone concert work not intended to precede anything although it contains all the elements of an opera overture
A Midsummer Night's Dream
An entire symphony with program spelled out movement by movement
A single theme which recurs in each movement
Examples of Symphonie Fantastique
Scene in the Country
March to the Scaffold
Dreams of the Witches' Sabbath
Composer of early Romantic Italian Opera
Development and propagation of "beautiful song" style of opera where the voice remained of utmost importance while facing ever increasing instrumental forces
Recitative separate from aria
"total work of art"-Wagner's idea of unifying all works of art via the theatre
Had a benefactor, tried to hide homosexuality, music viewed at the time as too "Western"
Tchaikovsky and Ballet
Composed Swan Lake, The Nutcracker
Five Russian composers who produced uniquely Russian music. Balakirev (leader), Cui, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin
Important contribution to the Symphony
4 Symphonies, each a masterpiece
Symphony No. 8
What Romantic Genre was Franz Schubert instrumental in establishing?
In Wagner's operas, what term refers to a musical motive associated with some person, thing, idea, or symbol in the drama?
Who is the foremost composer of early Romantic Italian Opera?
In Romantic opera, which of the following terms refers to the "beautiful song" style of opera where the voice remains of utmost importance while facing ever-increasing instrumental forces?
Which Romantic composer discussed in class wrote almost exclusively for the piano?
Determine if the following statement is true or false:
Thematic Unity, expanding on the experimentation of Beethoven, was an important aspect of large-scale composition during the Romantic period.
Who is considered by many to be the last great composer of Romantic Italian opera?
Which of the following refers to instrumental music with no extra-musical connections?
What compositional technique begins to blur the lines of tonality in the late Romantic Period?
Who wrote Hungarian rhapsody?
Provide an example of a Romantic character piece
Mussorgsky "Pictures at an Exhibition"
What is meant by exoticism in romantic music?
Interest by composers and audiences in the folk music, dances, and cultures of far-away places
What term refers to the free treatment of meter?
Name some of the main characteristics of romantic music
• Influence of literature
• Tone Color expansion
• Influence of the supernatural
Neue Zeitschrift für Musik was a magazine devoted to music and art written by...
What romantic genre established an important standard for operatic aesthetic during the 19th century?
What is meant by realism in romantic music?
The tendency to move away from the supernatural, mythology, and religion
What is a stand alone concert not meant to precede?
A nocturne by Chopin romantic genre
Romantic Period (dates)
In German lieder what term refers to structure where it repeats presenting new text on each repeat?
A complete set of German lieder with a common poetic theme or story
Produced over 300 songs
Laid the foundation of Romantic Lieder
2 personalities: Florestan (frantic, loud) and Eusbius (introvert, quiet)
Supported the ideals of Davidsbund
Schumann-Imaginary association devoted to defense against the "philistines" for musicians and artists
Set of 24 character pieces
Included his carious fictional "characters" as well as composer friends
Can be seen as a musical diary
Longing for his war-torn homeland influenced much of his musical output
Character Pieces: Ballades, Nocturnes
Wrote exclusively for the piano
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