The Romantic era

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In Music
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    Composer: Ludvig Van Beethoven

    Moved music towards romanticism
    Used the heroic topic in music
    9 symphonies
    32 Piano sonatas
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    Composer: E.T.A Hoffmann

    German writer and composer
    Nutcracker fable
    Writing epitomize Romanticism
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    Carl Maria von Weber

    Founder of German Romantic Opera
    Studied under Michael Hayden
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    Composer: Gioachino Rossini

    The most famous composer in Vienna in the early 19th Century
    Composed mostly choral and opera
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    Gactano Donizcetti

    Student of Mayr
    Verdi's Immediate forerunner
    a prolific composer in all genres
    70 operas and symphonies
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    Composer: Franz Schubert

    Austrian Composer who created a genre of artistic and dramatic Lieder
    over 600 lieder
    9 symphonies
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    Composer: Hector Berlioz

    French Composer Conductor and writer
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    Composer: Mikhail Glinka

    father of Russian music
    European trained and Prolific
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    Composer: Felix Mendelsohn

    Early romantic
    important as a conductor
    revived bachs music
    German Composer with Jewish heritage
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    The Romantic era

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    Composer: Robert Schumann

    Editor, Critic and Composer
    lost his sanity at a young age
    4 Symphonies
    not a good opera
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    Composer: Frederic Francois Chopin

    Polish/French composer
    innovated new techniques
    piano pieces
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    Composer: Franz Liszt

    Virtuoso pianist
    Supporter of Wagner
    the inventor of Orchestral tone poem
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    Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

    The leading Italian opera composer
    of the 19th century
    national hero of Italy
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    Composer: Richard Wagner

    Creator of German Music Drama
    Wrote about music of the future
    Profoundly influenced western harmony
    strove for endless meodies
    2 really bad symphonies
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    Composer: Charles Gounod

    prolific composer
    written in most genre in the era
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    Musician: Clara Wieck Schumann

    Virtuoso pianist
    Wife of Robert
    friend of brahms
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    Composer: Anton Bruckner

    Austrian composer and organist
    follower of wagner
    known for large orchestrations
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    Bedrich Smetana

    Czech composer
    established Czech opera
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    Composer: Johann Strauss

    Viennese composer
    the "Waltz King"
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    Composer: Johannes Brahms

    Austrian composer
    first editors of bachs music
    never wrote an opera
    friends with schumanns
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    Composer: Camille Saint Saens

    French composer
    pianist and organist
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    Composer: Modest Mussorgsky

    One of the russian mighty five
    most famous of the five
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    Teacher: John Knowles Paine

    First music professor at Harvard
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    Antonin Dvorak

    Most famous of the Czech composers
    lived in the USA
    influenced by African American and Native American culture
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    Composer: Nikolay Rimsky Korsakov

    Russian mighty Five
    important as a teacher
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    Composer: Gabriel Faure

    French composer
    important as a teacher and head of Paris conservatory
    foreshadowed modern tonality
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    Composer: John Philip Sousa

    American leader of US marine band in 1880
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    Composer: Giacomo Puccini

    Italian opera composer
    gift for delicate composers
    Strove for realism
    most successful italian opera composer after Verdi