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Unformatted text preview: 1) Discuss the 19 th-century debate between the “New” German School and the Traditionalists. Who were the main figures, historically and musically? Define the aesthetics of each side using one piece from each "camp." • New german school: berlioz, Schubert, Smetana, list, wagner (hegel and schoppenhaur are historical). Dramatic titles, idee fixe, progressive, referential music, music has meaning. 1. Smetana- the moldau. Czech nationalistic of title, genre: symphonic poem, music refers to scenes along the river. • Traditionalists: brahms, mendelson, schumanns (Kant and Hanslick is historical). Musical titles, no story, formalism, symphonies, concertos, string quartets. 1. Brahms- symphony #3. Musical title, modeled after Beethoven in 4 movements, throwback to classical balance, ABA form, form resembles a classical symphony, symphony genre. 2) Please explain how the figure of Ludwig van Beethoven presents a problem in music historiography with regards to his placement within style periods. music historiography with regards to his placement within style periods....
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course MUSIC 15 taught by Professor Demaio during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.

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