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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.
Sonata-Allegro Form (c)
A form developed by the Classical composers and used in almost all the first movements of their symphonies.
Historical Events in Romantic Period
Era for Piano Composition, Edison's Talking Machine, Economic Revolution, Metropolitan Opera House started in New York.
a short musical composition, typically for one instrument, designed as an exercise to improve the technique or demonstrate the skill of the player.
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