Notes for MUHI quiz 8

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Notes for MUHI quiz 8 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Roots were firmly classical 3 style periods o o “heroic” works (i.e. Eroica/ 5 th symphonies) o More abstract, introspective, and serene Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 String Quartet in F, Op. 135, second movement Symphony – the most public of Classical genres Romanticism themes: Cult of individual feeling Revolt Music and the supernatural Barriers: artists resisted all rules and regulations; distrusted abstract notions of “beauty”/”decorum” that they felt might hamper their spontaneity Style features of Romantic Music Rhythm: Rubato (rhythm is handled flexibly) Romantic Melody (more emotional, effusive, and demonstrative) Romantic Harmony (inseparable from harmony) Chromaticism: style that liberally employs all 12 notes of the chromatic scale Orchestra expanded; tone colors seized on music w/ particular enthusiasm Program Music
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course MUHI 1321 taught by Professor Salfen during the Spring '08 term at SMU.

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