Romantic Era

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  • Genres commonly composed 1799

    More practice of improvisation and addition of ornaments in the 18th century was mostly discontinue
  • Romanticism

    Eccentricity and confusion of genres of replacing reason and masterful simplicity, Symphonies with programs, Sonata form distorted and Operatic dramas intensified
  • Treatment of Melody

    Harmonic chromatics is favored, a wider range of dynamics, Crescendos becoming more useful in creating moods and softer endings.
  • Major historical eventsThe French Revolution

    The French Revolution (1789-1799) was a period of major social upheaval that sought to completely change the relationship between the ruler that redefine the nature of political power
  • Hoffmann

    Hoffmann calls Beethoven a genius, Hoffmann praised Beethoven saying “It was absolute music.”
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven

    Ludwig Van Beethoven, another genies during the romantic period, Beethoven transitional to Classical to Romantic style.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven deafness

    Beethoven start loosing his hearing at a young age due to lead and at a younger age, Beethoven receive many hits of his years due his drunken stepfather and his deafness isolated from society. Beethoven death was from a prolonged illness.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven tonality systems used

    Beethoven themes was more and longer stretches than others composers, Beethoven took older forms and expanded them.
  • Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert (1797-1828), composed over 600 Lieder in his short life period, mostly a freelance composer, Schubert set many his music to Goethe’s poems and his music creates a rise in tension as progresses. Schubert died drinking tainted water which results from typhoid fever.
  • Frederic Chopin

    Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) was educated at the Conservatory of Warsaw in Poland, Chopin was called the poet of the piano. His music was credited with originating the modern piano style, also his style was virtuosic. Chopin death was due to tuberculosis.
  • Important musical inventions

    Symphonic poem (tone poem), some German composers began writing programs for their music and Programs music was a non-vocal music that is associated with something oustide of the music itself, such as a story, poem or some others suggestion by the composer