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In Music
  • Schubert's Elf King

    The elf king is a form of Kuntsleid that was written for piano and tenor. The piece talks about a father and son riding through the forest on horseback while the son is chased by an elf creature known as the elf king.
  • Beethoven Symphony 5

    Beethoven completed his 5th symphony in 1808. It was notable for being one of the first pieces to use a recurring musical theme that transcended movements.
  • Paganini caprices

    A collection a violin practice works, never meant to be performed, written by Nicolo Paganini
  • Schubert's Unfinished Symphony

    Schubert's 8th symphony was his last and also, as the work is noted, was unfinished. it is a common myth that Franz died before he could complete the work, when in reality he lived for another 6 years after starting the composition.
  • Beethoven symphony 9

    the last symphonic work completed by Beethoven. Notable for using choir in addition to orchestra.
  • Mazurkas

    Chopin wrote 59 mazurkas for piano from 1825-1849
  • Berlioz's Symphony Fantastique

    a piece of program music written by Hector Berlioz that describes the death and torment of a man who is infatuated with a woman.
  • Carnaval

    a solo piano work consisting of 21 short pieces.
  • Treaty on Instrumentation

    Berlioz's treaty on instrumentation contained information on range, tonality and much more on many orchestral instruments.
  • Violin Concerto in E minor

    Felix Mendelssohn wrote this concerto in E minor as his last large orchestral work.
  • Liebst du um Schonheit

    a lieder written by clara schumann
  • Das Jar

    Fanny Mendelssohn, Felix's sister, wrote this piece, and it was published after her death by her brother.
  • Souvenir de Puerto Rico

    based on a folk song, this American composition was written by Louis Gottschalk after a trip to Puerto rico.
  • Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

    the prelude to the afternoon of a faun was composed by Claude Debussy and based off a poem. It was first premiered December 22, 1894
  • Maple Leaf Rag

    A ragtime composition written for piano by Scott Joplin.
  • Finlandia

    Finlandia is a composition by finnish composer Jean Sibelius. It was heavily censored during Finland's Russian occupation, and premiered under a different name.
  • Pierrot Lunaire

    a piece wrriten by Arnold Schonberg, meaning "moonstruck pierre"
  • Rite of Spring

    The rite of spring is a composition by Igor Stravinsky. It is originally a ballet.
  • Rhapsody in Blue

    an american composition written by George Gershwin. It combined elements of classical and jazz music.
  • Hotter Than That

    Hotter than that is a jazz piece played by louis amstrong and his "hot five".
  • Cottontail

    A piece based written by Duke Ellington based on Gershwin's "I got rythmn"
  • Concerto for Orchestra

    a 5 movement piece by Bela Bartok.
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    Life of Beethoven

    Ludwig Van Beethoven was alive during this time. His compositions were instrumental in transitioning music from a form of entertainment to an art form that became very respected. His works were well received and remained popular during his life and after.
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    Life of Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert was an Austrian composer who was notable for writing over 600 secular vocal works and 7 symphonies.