Timeline 3

  • Double Bass

    Double Bass
    The double bass is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra. The bass is a standard member of the orchestra's string section, as well as the concert band, and is featured in concertos, solo, and chamber music in Western classical music.
  • Timpani

    The Timpani is a type of drum that can be categorized as a hemispherical drum, they can consist of a membrane called a head when is known for being on most percussive instruments but the timpani can be stretched over a large bowl traditionally made of copper.
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    Joseph Hayden

    Joseph Haydn was an Austrian composer who was known for being one of the most important figures that would start the Classical style of music during the 18th century. He helped establish the forms and styles for the string quartet and the symphony.
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    Classical Era

    Some would say that the Classical period of music would fall somewhere in between the Baroque and the Romantic periods. Classical music would show that music can have a lighter and clearer texture than most Baroque music and would be less complex in terms of structure. This style of music would mainly be homophonic and uses a clear melody line over a subordinate chordal accompaniment
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    Stylistic Traits​

    Some of these traits would include things such as singable melodies which would make some songs more memorable and easy to follow along to. Other traits include less complex and slower harmonies. This would allow the song to convey more emotion but composers would soon realize that being really complex would make some music sound really boring.
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    Muzio Clementi was an Italian-born English composer, pianist, conductor, and piano manufacturer. Clementi's studies and sonatas developed the techniques of the early piano to such an extent that he was called “the father of the piano.”
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    Mozart was one of the few composers in history to compose masterworks in almost every known musical genre. he would be known for composing operas, choral works, concertos, symphonies, chamber music, solo songs, sonatas, etc... Each of his pieces would sound bold, and self-assured and that is instantly recognizable.
  • Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution
    The Industrial Revolution, now also known as the First Industrial Revolution, was known for the transition to new manufacturing processes in Europe and the United States, in the period from about 1760 to 1840, this would also influence the rapid growth in cities and consumer goods.
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    Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and amazing pianist whose music would be known as the most performed of the classical music genre. To this day he is one of the most admired composers in the history of Western music. He is also known for making the bridge from the classical period to the romantic era
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, and the 13 American colonies would sever their political connections from Great Britain. The Declaration summarized the colonists' motivations for seeking independence and would create a country that would also be one of the fastest-growing in power
  • Piano

    In the period from about 1790 to 1860, the Mozart-era piano underwent tremendous changes that would eventually lead up to the modern structure of the instrument. It would be a preference by composers and pianists for a more powerful, sustained piano sound
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights was America's way of saying we have 10 god-given rights that can't be taken away. This would be one of the key components that makes America different from most countries considering what of rights they felt were god-given such as, the right to free speech.
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    Franz Schubert

    Franz Peter Schubert was an Austrian composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras. During Schubert's short lifetime he would go on to compose more than 600 vocal works, seven complete symphonies, some sacred music, operas, and some piano works.