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Unformatted text preview: 11/15/2007 Even More Romanticism: 1801 Beethoven: sonata no.14 moonlight 1807- Beethoven: symphony no. 5 1815- Shubert: erlking 1830 Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique 1836- C. Schumann: Nocturne 1838- Chopin: Military Polonaise 1840- R. Shumann: What is Program Music Genre: Program Symphony- a multi movement orchestral work which possesses a plot or general story-line (typically specified by the composer in a program book.) Hector Berlioz (1803-1868)- French- Seen as a rather radical composer in his youth- Won prestigious Prix de Rome in 1830- Infatuated with poetry and art, especially shakespeare Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique (1830)- Genre: Program Symphonie- 5 movements- Elaborate story written by composer and distributed to the audience- Very large orchestra- Innovative concept: ide fixe- Movements: Reveries-passions A ball Scene in the country March to the scaffold Movement IV: March to the Scaffold Dramatic Opening Crescendo Very big orchestral sound...
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