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classicism

-cultures of Ancient Rome and Greece

-art, architecture, music of late 18th century

-symmetry, balance, proportion

-excellence, enduring value, timeless quality

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sonata cycle

-multi-movement structure

-Classical era

-in symphony, sonata, concerto

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Viennese School

-18th-century Vienna, Austria: musical centre

-Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart

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Sturm und drang

-German for “storm and stress”

-literary movement 1760-1785

-aim to frighten, shock, overwhelm reader with emotions

-musically: passionate outburst, minor keys

-Friedrich Schiller, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (writers)

-JS Bach’s sons, Haydn, Mozart

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The invention of the modern piano is attributed to _ and referee to his invention as _

Bartolomeo Christofori

Un cimbalo di cipresso di piano e forte

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_ and _ refined the piano

Gottfried Silbermann

John Broadwood

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Classical Era

ca 1750 - ca 1825