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1. What are the dates of the Romantic period in music? 1820-1900 2. Where does Romanticism get its name? from storied and peoms written in the romance languages 3. What are "Romance" languages? Latin, French, itialian, Spanish 4. Where did Romantic composers get their inspiration? Life experience 5. What effect did the rise of the middle class in the 19th century have on music performances? Had larger audiences, public concerts, 1 st pop star stage personalitites 6. Why did music publishing flourish in the Romantic period? growth of the middle class and the growing interest in classical music. 7. Who were the two "big-name" star performers in the Romantic period? Niccolò Paganini and Franz Liszt
1. What is an art song? A song for voice and piano in which both the melody and accompaniment amplify themes 2. Where is an art song designed to be sung? In an intimate setting 3. Why are art songs usually sung in their original languages? The music dictates the number of syllables and accents, and translation is difficult 4 . What two composers are considered to mark the beginning of the Romantic style in music?

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