The Romantic Period

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  • Erlkönig - Schubert

    Erlkönig - Schubert
    Erlkönig is one of the 600 songs composed by Schubert. This lied was inspired by 1782 poem 'Erlkönig' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Schubert composed this when he was only 18 years old. The lied is about a young boy who is confronted by the Elf-king when he is out horseback riding.
  • Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream - Mendelssohn

    Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream - Mendelssohn
  • Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major - Schubert

    Piano Trio  No. 2 in E flat major - Schubert
    The Piano Trio was one of the last pieces by Schubert before he died in 1928.
  • Lohengrin - Wagner

    Lohengrin - Wagner
    Lohengrin is also known as 'Here Comes The Bride'
  • Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky
  • In The Hall of the Mountain King - Grieg

    In The Hall of the Mountain King - Grieg
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    Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert was an Austrian composer who is often noted as one of the first composers of the Romantic Period.
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    Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn was a German musician and composer. As a child, he wrote 5 operas and 11 symphonies.
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    Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner was a German composer. He grew up in a theatrical household, with several sisters growing up to become opera singers and actresses.
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    The Romantic Period

    The Romantic Period started in around 1820 and ended in 1910.
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    Pyotr Tchaikovsky

    Pyotr Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer. He was one of the first Russians to leave a long-lasting impression in music.
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    Edvard Grieg

    Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer. Along with some others, Grieg founded Euterpe, a concert society dedicated to the production of music by young Scandinavian musicians.