a musical form consisting of one main theme or tune alternating with other themes or sections
a style of music that was for the rich Aristocracy and not for the common man; playfulness, comic opera, superficial, delicate.
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.
A large orchestral piece of music in several movements.
An orchestral piece at the beginning of an opera, oratorio, or stage musical.
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
1825 to 1910 EXCESSIVE EXTREME
A piece of music designed to aid technical study of a particular instrument.
Title for a Romantic "miniature" compositions for piano. Night Piece
A song or song-poem that tells a story, in several stanzas.
Gods in music.
a compositional technique invented and used by Wagner
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.
song or poem that tells a story
Symphonic Poems (r)
a piece of orchestral....
a short musical composition, typically for one instrument, designed as an exercise to improve the technique or demonstrate the skill of the player.