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1

New notion of beauty included more room for ___ in addition to clarity and structure.

Freedom.

2

Composers are seen as more...

Geniuses, not just craftsperson.

3

Romantic geniuses suffer and create for ___.

Humanity.

4

Which aspects of the Classical remains in the Romantic?

Shape (form) and phrase (statement, tension, resolution).

5

Characteristics of Romanticism:

- Register expansion.
- Active rhythms.
- Harsher dissonance.
- Extreme, dramatic emotional shifts.
- More instrumental and vocal demands.
- Scale of forms is greatly expanded.

6

Active rhythms in the Classical period was characterized by...

Sharp syncopations and accents.

7

Harsher dissonance in the Classical period was characterized by...

More satisfying resolutions.

8

Minuet was replaced with the ___.

Scherzo.

9

Scherzo

- Triple time.
- Typically very fast. Needs repeating.
- ABA often ABABA.
- Literally means joke in Italian.
- The joke is sudden, unexpected.

10

5th Symphony by Beethoven.

- Greater contrast, greater tension, sense of violence. Ferocious power.
- Intense rhythmic drive.
- Motive consistency. Material shared between movements.
- Psychological progression. Struggle to triumph.

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