Victorian music
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Like this? Share it with your network

Share
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
658
On Slideshare
658
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Victorian Music By Colton Sanden Mrs. Niederoest
  • 2. Popular Composers Some popular composers include Sir Arthur Sullivan, Sir Edward Elgar, Hubert Parry, Charles Villiers Stanford, Richard Strauss, and Arthur Somervell.
  • 3. Popular Music The popular music of the days include Love’s Old Sweet Song, Long, Long Ago, Cherry Ripe and many more.
  • 4. Sir Edward Elgar (1857- 1934) Born: 2nd June, 1857 Died: 23rd February, 1934 Best known for his orchestral works including Enigma Variations, and The Pomp and Circumstance Marches.
  • 5. Richard Strauss (1864-1949) Born: 11th June, 1864 Died: 8th September,1949 Most known for his operas, especially Der Rosenkavalier, Salome, Lieder, and Four Last Songs.
  • 6. Instruments Some include: harpsichord, violin, piano, plus many more.
  • 7. Harpsichord Introduced during 16th century Widely used during Renaissance and Baroque periods. Unable to adjust volume, due to the way it works.
  • 8. Violin Modern violin introduced in 16th century. Played in a wide variety of music. Also know as a fiddle.
  • 9. Piano Eventually became more popular than the harpsichord. Introduced in 18th century. Replaced harpsichord.
  • 10. Styles of Music Compared to today’s music, which is somewhat repetitive, Victorian era music flowed from one genre to another over the course of the piece.
  • 11. Music Halls Music Halls were a form of theatrical entertainment, but they also helped spread popular music around.
  • 12. The Waltz Was a popular dance during the Victorian Era Considered “riotous and indecent” by the English Oxford Dictionary as a late as 1825.
  • 13. The Polka The polka is a Central European dance. Originates from Czech word “pulka” (little half)- referencing to the quick half step of the dance, or Czech word “polka” (Polish woman/girl)
  • 14. The End Hope you enjoyed it!