Romantic Period Timeline

Timeline created by JessicaHa
In Music
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    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Instrumental in moving music towards Romanticism. He is an extremely prominent figure even today!
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    E. T. A. Hoffman

    German writer and composer. Is mainly known for the Nutcracker.
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    Carl Maria von Weber

    Founder of German Romantic Opera. Studied with Micheal Haydn and was a important conductor.
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    Gioachino Rossini

    Extremely famous composer of early 19th century Vienna. Mostly composed choral and operas.
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    Gaetano Donizetti

    Prolific composer of all the genres of the romantic era. He studied under Mayr.
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    Franz Schubert

    Austrian Composer. Created the artistic and dramatic Lieder genre.
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    Vincenzo Bellini

    Italian Opera Composer who mainly wrote dramas.
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    Hector berlioz

    French composer, conductor, writer, and innovator. Was a leading French composer in his day.
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    Mikhail Glinka

    Father of Russian Music.
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    Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel

    Female composer that was discouraged from composing. Her house was considered centre for intellectuals.
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    Felix Mendelssohn

    Conservative, early romantic. Was important was a conductor that revived Bach's music.
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    Robert Schumann

    Important as critic, editor, and composer. Lost his sanity at a young age.
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    Frederic Francois Chopin

    Polish/French Composer. Highly influential as he invented new piano techniques.Better known know then during his life.
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    Giuseppe Verdi

    Leading italian Opera Composer of the 19th Century
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    Clara Wieck Schumann

    Wife of Robert Schumann. Was a virtuoso pianist.
  • First Railway

    Stockton to Darligton opened
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    John Struass

    Viennese Composer. Called the "Waltz-king"
  • Catholic Emancipation Passed in Britain

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    Johannes Brahm

    Hungarian violinist. Toured with Clara Schumann.
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    Camille Saint-Saens

    French Composer, pianist, organist, and writer,
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    Georges Bizet

    French Composer. Created a new type of serious French Opera
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    Piotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky

    Extremely well known Russian Composer. Western trained, with conservative harmonic language.
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    Antonin Dvorak

    The most famous of Czech composers. Lived in the US.
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    Gabriel Faure

    French Composer. Head of the French Conservatory. He foreshadowed the modern style of tonality.
  • Great Potato Famine

  • Civil Disobedience

    Henry David Thoreau Publishes "Civil Disobedience"
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    American Civil War

  • Gettysburg Address

  • Invention of the telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell invents the Telephone.