The Classical Era (1730-1810)

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In Music
  • First Hot Air Balloon Flight

  • Benjamin Franklin Invented Bifocals

  • Sewing Machine was Invented

  • Allesandro Volta created the first battery

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    J. S. Bach

    "Christmas Oratorio", 1734
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    Handel

    "Messiah", 1741
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    The Classical Era

    Genres: Opera, Rondo, Sonatas, Suite, Symphony
    Musical Stylistic Traits: A lighter and clearer texture. Less complex and mainly homophonic melodies.
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    Haydn

    "The Seasons", 1801 Premiere
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    Mozart

    "Le Nozze di Figaro", 1786 Premiere
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    Beethoven

    "Symphony No. 5", 1808
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    The American Revolutionary War

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    The French Revolution

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    Schubert