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Romanticism( 1820-1910) Overall aesthetic: feeling replaced reason. Introduced emotion, personal experience held a sway over the intellect. The instinctive manner of composing music is a significant and elegance.
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Romantic Music: Overall Goal The overall goal for romantic artists” personal expression. Each composer, more than ever before had a highly distinctive personality.
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Romantic Music: Theme The symphony gets larger. The scope of the sound is larger and louder. New instruments added, tuba, different sized of all woodwinds, brass, harp, Celeste. More percussion used in the Romantic period.
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Romantic Music: Description Tempo: Performers often used rubato: the beat is flexible, speeding up and slowing down for expression. Rhythm: more complex rhythm often used for expressive purposes. Dynamics: Increased dynamics range. We now hear extremely large and loud sounds indicative of Romantic music. We also hear the smallest and quietist of sounds ( ppppp ).
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Beethoven More contrasts to Mozart and Haydn Dynamics: louder and broader. More dramatic contrasts in dynamics Harmony: more complex chords used that did not include the regular notes of a major or minor scale. Melody: uses the same melody in many context. Rhythm: great complexity
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The Beethoven Sym. No. 5 Beethoven 5 th : famous opening four-note theme is motive, this theme dominates the 1 st movement. This theme is brief, percussive and rhythmic and it gets developed. Beethoven’s music features developments form melodies harmony all undergo constant change as a piece progressive There is a contrasting theme (introduced at 50 sec) smooth and lyric, not percussive.
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Beethoven Symphony #9 Unique features: Beethoven added passages of singing from a chorus and four solo singers. This had never been done before in the context of a symphony. The famous passage from the text of Schiller’s poem Ode to Joy, is heard in the final movement
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Romantic Music: Description Dynamics: increased dynamics range Symphonic sound: large and broad Melody: Had emotional quality, longer and more lyrical lines Harmony: increased dissonance Form- Beethoven altered traditional form to suit his dramatic purposes
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Franz Schubert Wrote more than 600 lieder (meaning German art song). A singer is usually accompanied by a piano Lieder: the setting of a poem to music, the music is designed to enhanced the meaning of the text Lieder: miniature genre. More intimate in comparison to the larger symphonic sound (Schubert also writes 9 symphony and some operas)
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Schubert’s Lieder Singer must be able to act out the events or characters of the song Each song is a self-contained drama Piano part is closely connected with the context of the text Piano technology: evolves through out the romantic period to be a highly sophisticated instrument. ( A product of the Industrial Revolution).
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.. These songs were often performed in
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