Romantic music

Romantic Music

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    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. Today, he is seen as one of the greatest and most influential composers of all time.
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    Romantic Era

    A Period of music after the Classical Period.
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    Frederic Chopin

    Chopin was a Polish composer and pianist of the Romantic Era. He wrote primarily for solo piano.
  • Symphony no. 9, Beethoven (1770-1827)

    Symphony no. 9, Beethoven (1770-1827)
    The Symphony no. 9 in D-minor is the last complete symphony by Beethoven.The Symphony was first performed at Theatre am Karntnertor in Vienna on 7th May 1824.
    Among critics, it is universally considered Beethoven's greatest work and by many to be the greatest piece of music ever written, which is remarkable as Beethoven was almost completely deaf at the time when he was writing the symphony.
    S. no. 9 is also known as The Choral, as it was the 1st time a major composer used voices in a Symphony.
  • Raindrop prelude, Chopin (1810-1849)

    Raindrop prelude, Chopin (1810-1849)
    The prelude op.28, no.15, or the "Raindrop" prelude is a piano solo piece composed by Chopin in 1838 during Chopin's stay at a monastery in Majorca. It is one of Chopin's 24 preludes.
    The prelude opens with a "serene" theme in D flat. It then changes to a "lugubrious interlude" in C sharp minor. The repeating A flat, which has been heard throughout the first section, here becomes more insistent. Following this, the prelude ends with a repertition of the original theme.
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    Pyotr Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer. He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally, which he bolstered with appearances as a guest conductor later in his career in Europe and the United States.
  • The Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky (1810-1849)

    The Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky (1810-1849)
    The Nutcracker is a two-act ballet with a score written by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Its first performcance was on18th December 1892 at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia.
    Tchaikovsky's score for the Nutcracker has become one of his most famous compositions, in particular the pieces featured in the suite.