The orchestra in the romantic period WAS LARGER AND MORE VARIED THAN THE
ORCHESTRA IN THE CLASSICAL PERIOD
THE COMPOSER WHOSE CAREER WAS A MODEL FOR MANY ROMANTIC
COMPOSERS WAS LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Musci criticism was a source of income for both Hector Be
Exoticism - colorful materials from foreign lands.
Program music - 19 th century, instrumental music associate with a story, poem, idea, or
scene. The non instrumental element is usually specied by a title or by explanatory
comments called a program.
5. Dramatic tenor Powerful voice is capable of heroic
6. Basso buffo takes comic roles can sing very rapidly
7 Basso profondo very low range, powerful voice,
takes roles calling for great dignity
Camerata small group of nobles, poets and compos
Major Key music is based on major scale.
Minor Key music is based on minor scale.
Chromatic Scale, all black keys in one octave on piano.
Modulation shifting from one key to another within the same piece.
Musical Texture it refers to how many different la
I had the opportunity to attend the opera at Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago. The ensemble
consisted of many talented professional musicians including our teacher from UIC Javier
Mendoza, who was also the conductor f