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Artistic movement in late 19th Century. Consciousness of national characteristics led artists to turn away from German influence.
AKA Tone Poem. One movement orchestral piece. Form based on programmatic principles.
One movement orchestral composition. Inspired by literature and dramatic expression.
German art song.
Still existent during Romantic Period. Music written for a choir.
Used by Chopin. "Robbing from the tempo, paying back from others." Tempo fluctuates.
Recurring melodic fragment or chord with dramatic or emotional significance.
Light opera, pokes fun at society. Humorous, multisyllabic words. Genre is Operetta.
A movement in the arts and literature that originated in the late 18th century, emphasizing inspiration, subjectivity, and the primacy of the individual.
Impromptus, Ballads, Preludes, Nocturne.
Relatively short piece of improvisatory character.
Narrative songs without words.
Short mood pieces, no form.
Pieces thought appropriate for the night.
French word for study.
Grand Opera, Opera Comic.
Wagner's concept of music theatre. Music and drama of equal interest.
Born in Germany. Wrote nine symphonies. Became deaf.
Born in Russia. Studied law before doing music.
From Hungary. Wrote Hungarian Rhapsodies. Played piano. Credited for the Symphonic Poem.
Born in Germany. Was also a teacher, conductor, and fluent in many languages. Died at 38.
Wrote 4 symphonies. Romantic composer.
Born in Poland. Migrated to Paris. Known as "Poet of the Piano." Savage.
Studied medicine before music.
Music Drama is his big contribution to music. Credited for the Orchestra pit.
Used early operas as political unification, independence of Italy. Insisted that music was most important thing in Operas. More important than Drama and Text.
Composer of Nessa Dorma. Leader of Verismo Movement Opera. Wanted to capture perceived reality and express it through Opera.
Leader of Art songs. Used Classical form.
Successful in composition of Piano music and lied. Studied law, but switched to piano music. Wrote many art songs.
A setting of a serious poets works to a piece of music by a serious composer.
Gilbert and Sullivan
Sullivan from Ireland. Gilbert from England. Known for Operetta.
Origin of Species
Wordsworth & Coleridge
"I feel, therefore I am."
First Rock Opera, written by Pete Townshend of The Who in 1969.
Piano Sonata no. 8
Beethoven. Genre is Piano Sonata.
Beethoven. Genre is Symphony.
Da da da duhhh.
Tchaikovsky. Genre is Ballet.
Berlioz. Genre is Program Symphony. Leimotif is featured.
Nocturne in E flat Major
Chopin. Genre is Character Piece (Nocturne). Romantic Period.
Puccini. Verismo Opera.
Ride of the Valkyries
Wagner. Leimotif. Genre is Music Drama.
I am the Very Model of a Modern Major General.
Gilbert & Sullivan. Genre is Operetta. Example of a Patter Song.
The Thinker, by Rodin
The Hay Wain, by Constable
Rain, Steam and Speed, by Turner
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