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Unformatted text preview: - the canon (“masterpieces,” “value”) Style Traits- rubato —“robbed” time; free treatment of tempo in performance - ex. R. Schumann Carnaval , “Eusebius” - long, drawn-out melodies - ex. Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet and Berlioz Symphonie fantastique- harmony—chromatic, prolonging / avoiding cadences (ex. Wagner, Prelude to Tristan und Isolde ) - miniature / grandiose genres - Lied, piano miniatures (character pieces) - program symphonies, music dramas - thematic unity (coming from Beethoven) - ex. Berlioz Symphonie fantastique ( idée fixe ) - thematic transformation—a variation-like procedure applied to themes in the various sections of Romantic symphonic poems and other works...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course MUAR 211 taught by Professor Donnelly during the Fall '08 term at McGill.
- Fall '08