Classical music

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Classical music

  1. 1. Classical Music Period: Polished and Refined
  2. 2. Classical Period ( 1750 - 1825 ) Classicism • a new style in architecture, literature and arts The word Classical has strong connotations, conjuring up the art and philosophy of Ancient Greece and Rome along with their ideals of balance, proportion and disciplined expression.
  3. 3. Classicism incorporates features and new styles: OLD FEATURES • still tightly – linked to the court culture’s absolutism • formality and emphasis on order and hierarchy NEW STYLE FEATURES • favored clearer divisions between parts • brighter contrasts and colors • simplicity rather than complexity

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