Music Textbook Notes - Music Textbook Notes Chapter 15...

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Music Textbook Notes Chapter 15 Romanticism was a time of literary blossoming; a great age for poetry “striving for a better, higher, ideal state of being was at the heart of the Romantic movement” The romantics searched for a higher experience and more intense expression provoked a reaction against the restraints of artistic form and genre Romantic composers experimented with chords that had previously been forbidden Different arts began to blend; poetry became more musical and vice versa Music, people felt, could express inner experience more deeply than the other arts because the musician’s imagination is not tied down to the meaning of words Public concerts became more important and available to the public Every genuine artist was expected to have a personal style Rubato : in musical performance, the rhythm is handled flexibly Melody in the romantic era is more emotional, and demonstrative Chromaticism
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