The Classical Era

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    Pasquale Anfossi

    Anfossi was an Italian opera composer who wrote over 80 operas which were both opera seria and opera buffa
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    Franz Joseph Haydn

    He has been credited as the primary mover within the new classic style although he is not the one who invented it.
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    Johann Christian Bach

    JC Bach was the youngest of the Bach brothers. He helped influence the concerto works of Haydn and Mozart.
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    Domencio Cimarosa

    He was an Italian composer of the Neapolitan school. he composed over 80 operas. Most of his operas are comdies.
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    Antonio Sallieri

    Salleri was an Italian composer, conductor, and teacher. Salleri was a part of the Habsburg Monarchy. He also played a pivotal role in 18th-century opera.
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    Muzio Clementi

    Clementi was an Italian-born English composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music publisher, editor, and piano manufacturer,
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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Mozart was influential and a creative composer. He was brightly talented in music since his childhood.
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    Ludwig Van Beethoven

    Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. He remains one of the most admired composers in the history of western music. He has an extensive list of works. His works remain the most played in classical music.
  • American Revolution began

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    Niccolo Paganini

    He was an Italian violinist, guitarist, and composer. He was the most celebrated violin virtuoso of his time,
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    Franz Peter Schubert

    Schubert was an Austrian composer of the late classical era. Although his short lifetime Schubert left behind pieces of sacred music, seven complete symphonies, and many more
  • Louisiana Purchase

    The state of Louisiana was purchased from France
  • Genres

    Chamber Music
    Opera Buffa
    Opera seria
  • Music Stylistic Traits

    Singable melodies
    Symmetrical phrasing
    Easier harmonies, simple relationships of V to I
    Slower harmonic rhythms
    Easy accompanimental figures as opposed to the difficult figured bass of the Baroque
  • Musical Inventions