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(1830-1910)
ART• Soft lighting• Expressive of  Emotions
Characteristics of the          Romantic Period• Was seen most strongly in the visual  arts, music, and literature.• Moved...
• Music was used to tell stories, or  give ideas to express a meaning• Composers began to use other  countries around the ...
• Melodies are longer, more  dramatic and emotional• There is a greater variety of  instruments, including improved or  ne...
Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)• German composer  and pianist• Studied with Haydn• Was the link between  the Classical Pe...
• Around 1796, Beethoven began tolose his hearing• Suffered from tinnitus- a severe “ringing” in  the ears• Kept conversat...
Moonlight Sonata•What is the “mood” of this piece?•Tempo?   http://youtu.be/UHd8jwXBzXE      Symphony No. 5•How many notes...
Franz Schubert(1797-1828)• Venice, Italy• Died at age 31• Wrote over 600  songs• 9 symphonies
“Ave Maria”• Latin Text Hail Mary,full of grace,the Lord is with      thee; blessed art thou among  women,and blessed is t...
“Unfinished” SymphonyNo.8 • Started in 1822 • Schubert Lived for 6 more years, just   never finished it! • What are the fi...
Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)• Polish composer• Died at age 39• Child prodigy  on piano
Mazurka in B flat Major• Based on traditional Polish dance• Written for SOLO piano• -piano  sonata, mazurka, waltz, noctur...
Franz Liszt (1811-1886)• Hungarian Composer• Virtuostic Pianist• Said to be the greatest  pianist of all time• Trois Etude...
Giussepe Verdi (1813-1903)• Italian Composer• Infamous for Opera “Aida”-Egyptian themes   “Grand Triumphal March”        ...
Gioachino Rossini  (1792-1868)• Italian Composer• Wrote 39 Operas• “The Barber of Seville”http://youtu.be/eyhuIC1sxJY   ht...
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  1. 1. (1830-1910)
  2. 2. ART• Soft lighting• Expressive of Emotions
  3. 3. Characteristics of the Romantic Period• Was seen most strongly in the visual arts, music, and literature.• Moved away from Classical form and structure• Expressed emotions through music • Feeling • Intuition • Imagination
  4. 4. • Music was used to tell stories, or give ideas to express a meaning• Composers began to use other countries around the world for a source of new musical ideas
  5. 5. • Melodies are longer, more dramatic and emotional• There is a greater variety of instruments, including improved or newly-invented wind instruments
  6. 6. Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)• German composer and pianist• Studied with Haydn• Was the link between the Classical Period into the Romantic period
  7. 7. • Around 1796, Beethoven began tolose his hearing• Suffered from tinnitus- a severe “ringing” in the ears• Kept conversation books between friends and other musicians• Rumored that he cut the legs off the piano to hear it better through the vibrations on the floor
  8. 8. Moonlight Sonata•What is the “mood” of this piece?•Tempo? http://youtu.be/UHd8jwXBzXE Symphony No. 5•How many notes is the Main Theme?•Variation on Theme http://youtu.be/4J9uiOrCx48
  9. 9. Franz Schubert(1797-1828)• Venice, Italy• Died at age 31• Wrote over 600 songs• 9 symphonies
  10. 10. “Ave Maria”• Latin Text Hail Mary,full of grace,the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women,and blessed is the fruit of thy womb,Jesus. Holy Mary,Mother of God,pray for us sinners,now and at the hour of our death.Amen. http://youtu.be/bPvAQxZsgpQ
  11. 11. “Unfinished” SymphonyNo.8 • Started in 1822 • Schubert Lived for 6 more years, just never finished it! • What are the first 2 woodwind instruments heard in Movement 1? http://youtu.be/t12EAoed3D0
  12. 12. Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)• Polish composer• Died at age 39• Child prodigy on piano
  13. 13. Mazurka in B flat Major• Based on traditional Polish dance• Written for SOLO piano• -piano sonata, mazurka, waltz, nocturne, p olonaise, etude, impromptu and prelude http://youtu.be/k9MDJuKL3sA Prelude No. 4 http://youtu.be/rNUOIzCeSIY
  14. 14. Franz Liszt (1811-1886)• Hungarian Composer• Virtuostic Pianist• Said to be the greatest pianist of all time• Trois Etudes De Concert No. 3- Un Sospiro http://youtu.be/PnPygtJQxpY
  15. 15. Giussepe Verdi (1813-1903)• Italian Composer• Infamous for Opera “Aida”-Egyptian themes “Grand Triumphal March” http://youtu.be/l3w4I-KElxQ
  16. 16. Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)• Italian Composer• Wrote 39 Operas• “The Barber of Seville”http://youtu.be/eyhuIC1sxJY http://youtu.be/fMycc_InNoA
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