1st Class notes - d. Symphony No. 3 Eroica i. Allegro...

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January 4, 2007 The Romantic Composer Instructor: Angel Lam www.angellam.com rc07@angellam.com Notes: I. Romantic Period (1815-1910) (Enlightenment period) a. Preceded by classical (1730-1820) and Baroque (1600-1760), followed by modern (20 th century) b. Emphasis on i. Emotion ii. Feeling iii. Intuition iv. Increasing emotional expression c. Sacred music – saved and preserved i. Glorifying God in the service of the church II. Classical (1730-1820) a. Balance – as we move into the Romantic period, we begin to lose some of the balance and phrases b. Control c. Proportion d. Symmetry e. Perfection III. Chronology a. Medieval (476-1400) b. Renaissance (1400-1600) c. Baroque (1600-1760) d. Classical (1730-1820) e. Romantic (1815-1910) f. Modern (20 th century) IV. Symphony 33 D Major (No. 30?) (Adagio 1 st movement) V. Beethoven (December 17, 1770 – March 26, 1827) a. Early (2 symphonies), Middle (3-8), and Late (9)periods b. Played a role in the transition from Classical to Romantic c. Born in Bonn, Germany, moved to Vienna, Austria
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Unformatted text preview: d. Symphony No. 3 Eroica i. Allegro (fast) conbrio (with fire) ii. Maccia funebre (funeral march): Adagio (slow) assai iii. Sherzo: Allegro vivace (fast and lively) iv. Finale: Allegro molto v. Liberl, egalit, fraternite e. Believed that music has moral capabilities to hold higher ideals f. Higher than other forms of art g. Symphony No. 5 i. Allegro con brio ii. Allegro con moto iii. Scherzo Allegro iv. Allegro v. 1 st movement vi. Orchestration vii. During the premier, Beethoven was forced to stop the performance and restart from the beginning after one of the performers made a mistake. This large error occurred because the performers had only one day of rehearsal before performing. VI. Notes a. Orchestra = ensemble of instruments b. Symphony = large orchestra, typically four movements c. Concerto = contrast between two instruments soloist with orchestra...
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2008 for the course MUSIC 376.130 taught by Professor Lam during the Winter '08 term at Johns Hopkins.

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1st Class notes - d. Symphony No. 3 Eroica i. Allegro...

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