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Modest Mussorsgsky Russia. The mighty handful: folksong were more imp than anything that they learned in school. was totally Russian Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Born in Russia. Western influenced. Did not exemplify Russian nationalism. Bedrich Smetana Czech. Czech Nationalism. Richard Wagner German. German Nationalism Opera. Started Leitmotif. Giuseppe Verdi Italian. modernized Italian opera. Political figure during risorgimento. had illigitamate daughter which explains his use of stories of father daughter themes. Giacomo Puccini Italian. specialized strictly in operatic composition. dominant opera composer after Verdi. tends to be composer of exoticism and realism by incorporating pentatonic, and whole tone scales. Georges Bizet French. Ruggiero Leoncavallo Italian Johannes Brahms Viennese. composer, conductor, pianist Anton Bruckner Viennese. composed symphonies, and church music. Also, incorporating the most sophisticated harmonic language available at the time. used stylistic features of Cecilian
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2008 for the course MUHL 232 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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