Unformatted text preview: - Chopin’s Nocturne in F# (1831) - bio.: - nocturne —“night piece” Questions to think about in relation to Schumann’s and Chopin’s style: 1. How could you musically characterize the differences between these two composers (based on the examples heard in class)? 2. Can you attribute these differences to any of the following: - health (either physical or mental) - working circumstances - class divisions - general thoughts on music, role of music in society - expectations of the audience, performer, etc....
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- Fall '08
- Robert Schumann, Romantic music, R. Schumann, Im wunderschonen Monat, common poetic theme, short Romantic piano