Bridge to Romanticism

Bridge to Romanticism - Ca 1803-1812 Middle Period(heroic...

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Beethoven
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Bridge to Romanticism Beethoven’s music shows both  Classical and Romantic  characteristics Influenced by Mozart and Haydn His influence went through 19 th   century Ideal for all 19 th -century composers
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Ludwig van Beethoven 1770-1827 Born in Bonn,  Germany Active in  Vienna
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Influences on Beethoven Classical style as a model Haydn’s symphonies and string  quartets Beethoven studies with Haydn Mozart’s piano sonatas and  concertos Mozart’s operas (esp.  Singspiel )
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Beethoven Pianist Composer Deafness 1802:  Heiligenstad   Testament “Immortal beloved” Supported by the sales of his  music and unique patronage
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Beethoven’s Musical  Style Ca. 1792 – 1802: First Period
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Unformatted text preview: Ca. 1803-1812: Middle Period (heroic period) Ca. 1813-1827: Late Period Beethoven’s Musical Style Bigger orchestra and longer form More dissonances and major/minor mode mixture Insistent use of his own tunes/motives A result of time consuming effort (numerous sketches) Social/Personal Context More public concerts Annual salary from patrons His deafness Technical improvement on piano Critics and reviews Depression after the final defeat of Napoleon in 1815 Beethoven as “Hero” “Heroic” style Performance Later composers His life style and musical creativity...
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