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July 31, 2006 Classical Period o 1750-1820 o Older, respected o Recreate Greek/Roman culture – balance and structure valued more o Methodic, intricate formulas to create and resolve tension General Culture o Wars in America, France, and Haiti o Larger middle class with strong voice o Middle class tired and upset with monarchs o Reason and philosophy were popular The Enlightenment o Slavery – abolished in America (1865) and Brazil (1888) Johann Blumbach – father of modern physical anthropology, justified white supremacy based on anthropology o More citizenship Pre-Classical Period o J.S. Bach’s sons C.P.E. Bach Style used by Mozart and Beethoven Style called empifinasumkeit (“gentle tears of melancholy”) Slow, low, minor and chromatic chords, no perpetual motion, melody J.C. Bach Stilegalant – elegant, lyrical, graceful Lyrical melody with light accompaniment Change from Baroque o Specific forms and formulas o
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July 31 notes - July 31, 2006 Classical Period o 1750-1820...

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