Romantic Era (1810-1890)

By jcl067
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    Jacques Offenbach

    Known for his operettes
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    Frédéric Chopin

    Poet of the piano
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    Robert Schumann

  • War of 1812

  • Romanticism

    Evidence of romantic aesthetics appeared in print describing Beethoven
  • Beethoven called a genius by Hoffman

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    Richard Wagner

    One of the most influential musicians in the 19th century
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    Giuseppe Verdi

    Most important Italian Composer in mid 19th Century
  • Erlkönig

    Inspired by the legend that whoever is touched by the king of the elves must die
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    Johannes Brahms

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    Georges Bizet

    Blended styles into opéra comique with Carmen
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    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Composed several works that are still famous like "Sleeping Beauty" and "Swan Lake"
  • Classicism and Romanticism

    Classicism and Romanticism seen as distinct historical periods
  • Die Walküre

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    Clara Wieck

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    Giacomo Puccini

    Wrote a lot of the last Italian operas that used bel canto
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    Gustav Mahler

    Most known as a conductor and secondly as a composer
  • Messa da Requiem

    Brought back some of the musical material and text used earlier
  • Carmen

    Written by Bizet. A blend of styles