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everything about the romantic period: brief background, musical styles, composers, correlation with the present times

everything about the romantic period: brief background, musical styles, composers, correlation with the present times

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  • 1. ROMANTIC PERIOD 1820-1900 By: Miss Gloria Diuco
  • 2. * There is also a period called Romantic in western music history * A rebellion against the classical period which was very strict and standardized
  • 3. FRENCH REVOLUTION During this time period, the British Empire became the most powerful colonial presence in the world .
  • 4. FRENCH REVOLUTION Triumph of the forces of reason over those of superstition and privilege , The King was brought to trial in December of 1792, and executed on January 21, 1793
  • 5. It is similar with Philippines’ Edsa Revolution
  • 6. Characteristics of the Romantic Period
  • 7. 1. Freedom of thought and expression. The creations of the romantic artist were emotional in character rather than guided by structural rules.
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  • 10. 2 . Imagination, Emotions, and Intuition. Exaltation of intense feelings.
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  • 12. 3. the absolute uniqueness of every individual.
  • 13. 4. Instead of working for wealthy bosses, artists were for the first time able to work for themselves
  • 14. MUSICAL STYLE & CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PERIOD
  • 15. THE MUSICIAN They composed music to express what they were thinking and feeling- unlike during earlier days, when they were only allowed to compose exactly what their employer wanted .
  • 16. NATIONALISTIC Composers wrote music that represented their countries-including the history, politics and challenges of those countries; included folksongs melodies
  • 17.
    • RESCUE OPERA
    • imprisonment of the heroine by a tyrant and her rescue by her lover.
    • Consists also of wrongs being righted not by the appearance of gods but by human being’s own efforts .
  • 18. RESCUE OPERA
  • 19. RESCUE OPERA Appearance of angels, gods were discouraged
  • 20. CHARACTER PIECES- a short piece for the piano that depicts a single emotion.
  • 21. NOCTURNE small piece without fixed form and dreamy atmosphere of night
  • 22. PIANO main instrument
  • 23. COMPOSERS
  • 24. FREDERICK CHOPIN (1810-1849) Poet of the piano “ Simplicity is the final achievement”.
  • 25. FREDERICK CHOPIN (1810-1849)
  • 26. FREDERICK CHOPIN (1810-1849) Nocturnes in Eb Marcha_nupcial Minute Waltz
  • 27. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • 28. Peter Tchaikovsky
  • 29. Peter Tchaikovsky
  • 30. JOHANNES BRAHMS Brahms’ Lullaby
  • 31. Brahms Lullaby WIEGENLIED
  • 32. FELIX MENDELSSOHN The Wedding March
  • 33. Richard Wagner The Bridal Chorus
  • 34. Present Times Its effect on our contemporary music
  • 35. Present Times 1. We still hear and sing nationalistic songs /folksongs Bayan Ko
  • 36. 2.Different types of songs were created like love songs, rock, R&B,jazz,country Example: Glee Club/Choir has a broader concept -not just the usual madrigals/ singing of religious, classical and standard songs
  • 37. 2.Different types of songs were created like love songs, rock, R&B,jazz,country Example: Glee Club/Choir has a broader concept -not just the usual madrigals/ singing of religious, classical and standard songs
  • 38. Rock and roll
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  • 40. Performers are encouraged to explore more the possibilities of enhancing their craft
  • 41. 3. People are now bolder and daring even in front of a big audience Example: Acceptance of one’s sexuality/gay-relationships
  • 42. If I Were A Boy Songs are more honest and straightforward POP MUSIC
  • 43. Ordinary people are given opportunities to show their talents in any part of the world
  • 44. Gay relationships
  • 45. Celebrities become daring even in front of a camera
  • 46. Can you imagine the music industry without the Romantic Period? What do you think would be our type of songs now? Most probably, we’d still be singing songs inspired by operas, Gregorian chants, structured songs and madrigals.