Classical period

  • Inicial of the period

    Inicial of the period
    In the mid-1700s in Europe a new movement in architecture, literature and the arts known as classicism began to be generated. The musical classicism or classical period begins around 1750 and ends around 1820.
  • cultural event

    cultural event
    Neoclassicism, as its name suggests, was a movement for the renewal of classicism, which emerged in the 18th century, within Enlightenment thought.
  • Period: to

    politician timespan

    Classicism is a historical period located between the Baroque and Romanticism. It is usually dated between 1750 (Bach's death) and 1800. The bourgeoisie will gain access to broad sectors of political and economic power.
  • Period: to

    cultural timespan

    Classicism is the historiographic name of a cultural, aesthetic and intellectual movement, inspired by the aesthetic and philosophical patterns of classical antiquity.
  • Period: to

    musician timespan

    The musical classicism or classical period begins around 1750 and ends around 1820.
    It is characterized by the clarity of the textures, the symmetry of the phrases, the consolidation of the full tonality and the establishment of classical musical forms.
  • musician event

    musician event
    In musical classicism, three types of musical compositions are also created:
    The sonata: music written for various instruments.
    The symphony: music to be performed by an orchestra.
    The concert: composition for orchestra performed by various instruments
  • politician event

    politician event
    Classicism arose influenced by the ideas of the Renaissance and also shares a time with the French Enlightenment, whose great symbol was the French Revolution of 1789. In it, the monarchy of the French aristocracy was deposed and the first republican government was founded.
  • Final of the period

    Final of the period
    Classicism ends with the sublimation of Rafael del Riego who rejects the Constitution of Cádiz and carries out a harsh policy of repression and persecution of the afrancesados ​​and liberals. Before Riego, there were not a few who tried to overthrow the king, if not from the throne, at least from his absolutist government