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Music_and_Society_Classical - Chaptertwo:ClassicalMusic

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Chapter two: Classical Music
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The death of Bach represents the end of Baroque period,  after this, a new type of music period emerged, people  called: Classical music . Classical period is approximately  around 1750 to 1820, The best known composers from this  period are Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and  Ludwig van Beethoven
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Firstly, let me defined what is “Classical Music”   According to Oxford said: Music in traditional and  serious style. Which means “serious music”, when  people heard “serious music”, they may afraid to  approach, therefore Oxford made a correction in a later  version, and they redefine:  music that people consider  serious and that has been popular for a long time. And  there is no question that why people can easy get  inspiration when they heard the music during this  period. Especially from Mozart, Like his best well know  G Minor Nocturne.
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But there is a question, what cause these composers to create  this new type of music? Even a child can easily indicate the  difference between Baroque and Classical. How it happens?  Compare with Baroque, why classical music seems more  popular, and easy understands. In addition people can easily  accept classical music than Baroque music as well. I believe  after you read my Baroque SCAP you should know that  music is considered extreme holly, only those nobleman,  emperor can enjoy it during Baroque period. People,  especially Bach, believe music is the way to contact to god,  and only exist in heaven. So there is no question that why  Baroque music is so holly.  But there is a revolution happen  during 17 century (proximally is the end of Baroque music) -  the early of 19 century, the revolution not just change the  music industry, even change the whole Europe, we called it,  Enlightenment,
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"Enlightenment" means open your wisdom, open your mind, led people  from ignorance to brightness by education and publicity, strive for  freedom and struggle for egalitarian. 
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course ECONOMICS 1010 taught by Professor Aandan during the Spring '10 term at York University.

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Music_and_Society_Classical - Chaptertwo:ClassicalMusic

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