Auguat 8 notes - August 8, 2006 Romanticism o 1790-1910 o...

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August 8, 2006 Romanticism o 1790-1910 o More subjective, individualistic o Nationalism, unification (folk music raised to art music) 1860 – Italy formed 1871 – Germany formed o Historically Nations formed Civil War in America Trade increasing o Exoticism – stereotypical “sounds” develop o More imaginative, less realistic o Taboos of classical period released Death Devil Franz Liszt and Hector Berlioz ( Symphony Fantastique ) Theme and subject matter freedom o Form Not as strict as classical Many new forms Artsong – song for vocal and piano Song cycle – series connected by theme or story line o Schubert – “A Winter’s Journey” o Schumann – Dichtellibe , “A Poet’s Life and Love” Symphonic poem o Abstract story thought instrumental music o For orchestra o Listened to in class: “Gretchen am Spinnage” Composed by Franz Schubert (1797-1828) at age 15 o Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – poetry set to music by many composers
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course MUL 2010 taught by Professor Goldblatt during the Summer '06 term at University of Florida.

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