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Test 3 Notes - July 3, 2008 The Romantic Era Romantic...

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The Romantic Era Romantic Musical Trends The experience of the individual Interest in nature and the supernatural Nationalism New respect for musicians and are Style of Romantic Music Melody – more expressive, longer phrases (arch-shaped) Harmony – chromaticism, frequent modulation Rhythm – rubato (‘robbed’) the adjustment of tempo for expressive purposes Form – starts to break down, let go Program music vs. Absolute music New Romantic Genres Symphonic poem – a one-movement work for orchestra whose music is accompanied by a program Character piece – a miniature piece, usually for the piano, that captures the essence of a single mood, sentiment or emotion Art song – a work for voice and piano with great musical detail Expressive Tone Colors, Greater Size, Greater Volume – Read pg. 250 -254 July 7, 2008 Hector Berlioz Exposed to great literature = program music No systematic music training, no keyboard skills
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