11. The Impact of the Enlightenment

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The Impact of the Enlightenment Test 2 Questions 0. 1. What are the characteristics of the rococo style? 1. 2. What effect did enlightened reforms have in Prussia, Austria and Russia? 2. 3. Name the countries that fought together on each side of the War of the Austrian Succession. 3. 4. How did Great Britain become the world’s greatest colonial power? The Arts The Arts 0. Enlightenment ideas had an impact upon the arts. 1. There were changes visual arts, music and literature. 2. Kings of France, Austria and Sweden became patrons of artists. 3. Architectural changes occurred. 4. A new artistic style became popular named rococo . 5. Rococo emphasized grace, charm and gentile action. The Arts 4. Rococo used delicate designs colored in gold with graceful curves. 5. It was very secular, without religious themes. 6. Lightness and the pursuit of happiness, pleasure and love was a major theme. The Arts 7. 18 th Century was one of the greatest musical periods of history. 8. Bach (from Germany) created organ music. 9. Handel (from Germany) created the great religious music of the Messiah.
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10. Haydn (from Hungary) created The Creation and The Seasons. 11.Mozart . The Arts 12. Henry Fielding (an Englishman) wrote great novels including Tom Jones and The Foundling. Enlightenment and Enlightened Absolutism
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course IT 101 taught by Professor Haidar during the Spring '11 term at Aarhus Universitet.

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