Romantic Era (1810s-1900)

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    Romantic Era (1810s-1900)

    This era consisted of some symmetrical melodies, but were overall enlarged and dramatic. The rhythm was also dramatic and used heroic gestures. The composers would break the rules and let the music become more natural, creating new techniques and harmonies. The composers also imbued the music with emotion and romanticized it. The brass sections would be extended to reflect the fanfare sound. Piano had become even more popular and modified. Percussion also became more used.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    Beethoven is one of the most iconic musicians from the Romantic era. He played an important role in moving music towards Romanticism from Classical. His notable works included Fidelio (1814), Leonore Overture (1815), Missa Solemnis in D Major (1819-1823), Symphony No. 9 (1822-1824), 9 symphonies, 32 piano sonatas, 1 opera, string quartets, masses, concertos, arias, and other choral and chamber works.
  • Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

    Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
    Rossini is an Italian composer who is considered to be the most important composer in the early 19th century in Vienna. His notable works consisted of Guillaume Tell (1829), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (1816), 39 operas, choral music, 2 sinfonia, and vocal works.
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Mendelssohn is a German composer with Jewish heritage who was noted as an important conductor and an early Romantic who revived Bach's music. His notable works consisted of Elijah (1846), Italian Symphony (No. 4, 1833), Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream Op. 21 (1826), Reformation Symphony (No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 107, 1830), Songs Without Words (1829-1845), symphonies, concertos, chamber music, piano and organ works.
  • Frederic Francois Chopin (1810-1849)

    Frederic Francois Chopin (1810-1849)
    Chopin was a Polish/French composer and pianist who created new piano techniques and is known for his character pieces. He is also known for his Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor (1839), 24 Preludes, Op. 28 (1838-1839), 12 Etudes, Op. 10 (129-1833), piano concertos, sonatas, and chamber music that involved a piano.
  • Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

    Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
    Berlioz was a French composer, conductor, writer, and innovator. In his day, he was the leading French musician and his works were the embodiment of Romanticism. His work consisted of Symphonie Fantastique (1830), Romeo et Juliette (1839), Harold en Italie (1834), operas, choral and chamber music, tone poems, symphonies, vocal works, and works of unconditional genres.
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

    Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
    Brahms was an Austrian composer who was known as a classic-romantic. He was one of the first editors of Bach's music. His notable work consisted of Ein deutsches requiem (1857-1868), Academic Festival Overture (1880), Tragic Overture (1880), 4 symphonies, concertos, choral music and chamber music, German Requiem, piano works and other orchestral works.
  • Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)

    Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)
    Mussorgsky was one of the Russian Mighty Five and the most famous of the Five today. His music was noted as Russian folksong and lore. His work consisted of Bons Godunov (1868-1869), Pictures at an Exhibition (1874), operas, orchestral works, piano works, and Russian songs.
  • Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

    Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
    Bizet was a French composer who modified a new French opera. His work consisted of dramatic works, piano works, songs, and Carmen (1873-1875).
  • John Philip Sousa (1854-1932)

    John Philip Sousa (1854-1932)
    Sousa was an American leader of the U.S. Marine Band in 1880. He had over 100 marches, vocal works, and most notably The Stars and Stripes Forever (1897).
  • Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

    Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
    Dvorak was the most famous of Czech composers who lived in the United States of America. He was influenced by African-American and Native-American music and culture. His New World Symphony (1893), 9 symphonies, choral music, chamber music, piano works, orchestral works, concertos, and songs were his most notable works.