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Instruments of the romantic era

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Were more flexible
More durable
And capable of more sounds

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Romantic music is characterized by

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Memorable melodies
Richly expressive harmony
Broad expanded forms

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Orchestration

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The technique of writing for instruments individually and together

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Dolce

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Sweetly

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Cantabile

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Song full

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Maestoso

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Majestic

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Gioioso

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Joyous

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Conamore

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With love

Tenderly

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Dolente

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Sorrowful

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Lied

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German art song for solo voice and piano

Favored romantic genre

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Poets of the lied

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Goethe
Heine
(wrote about love)

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Strophic form

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The same melody is repeated with every stanza

Ex. Hymns, carols, most folk and popular songs

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Through composed form

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Proceeds from beginning to end without repetitions of whole sections

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Modified strophic form

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The same melody may be repeated for two or three stanzas with new material appearing when the poem needs it
Usually at the climax

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Song cycle

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A group of lieder unified by a narrative thread or descriptive theme

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Elfking

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Schubert
Genre: lied
Form: thorough composed
Solo voice and piano
Based on a poem by Goethe
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Etudes

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Highly virtuosic and technical study

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Intermezzo

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Interlude

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Impromptu

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On the spur of the moment

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Nocturne

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Night piece

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Polonaisaes and mazurkas

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Native dance forms

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Mazurka

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Lively triplet meter dance with accents on the second or third beat of the measure

Most have a simple ternary form A B A

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Mazurka in B flat minor op 24 no 4

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Chopin

Genre: mazurka for solo piano

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September at the river from the year

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Hensel
Genre: character piece from a programmatic style of 12
Form: ternary
Polyphonic

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Shape note notation

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Easy system designed to help with congregational singing

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Program music

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Music with a literary or pictorial association supplied by the composer

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Concert overture

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A single movement concert piece based on a literary idea

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Incidental music

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An overture and a series of pieces performed between the acts of a play and during important scenes

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Program symphony

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Multimovement orchestral work

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Symphonic poem

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One moment piece for orchestra with contrasting sections to develop a poetic idea, suggest a scene, or create a mood

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Idee fixe

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Fixed idea

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Thematic transformation

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Unifying the piece over a fixed idea even though everything else varies

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Symphonie fantastique movement 4 march to the scaffold

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Berlioz
Genre: program symphony
Program: a love sick artist in an opium trance is haunted by a vision of his beloved (fixed idea)
Allegro non troppo
Form: sonata like
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The Moldau from my country

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Smetana
Genre: symphonic poem from cycle my country
Wide ranging river theme

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Peer gynt suite no 1 op 46
Morning mood
In the hall of the mountain king

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Grieg
Genre: incidental music
Homophonic

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Romantic symphonies are characterized by

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Lyrical themes
Colorful harmonies
Expanded proportions
Large orchestras

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Bel canto

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Beautiful singing

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Singspiel

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Light comic drama with spoken dialogue

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Leitmotifs

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Recurring themes

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Rigoletto aria “la Donna e mobile”

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Verdi

Librettist: francesco Maria piave

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Music drama

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Incorporated theater and music

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The Valkyrie act iii ride of the valkyries

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Wagner

Genre: music drama, second in a cycle of 4 (the ring of Nibelung)

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Requiem libera me dies irae

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Verdi

Genre: requiem mass

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Pas de deux

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Dance for 2

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The nutcracker. Dance of the sugar plum fairy, trepak

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Tchaikovsky

Genre: ballet

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Two paths after romanticism

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Impressionism

Post romanticism

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Verismo

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Realism

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Madame butterfly, aria, un bel di

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Puccini
Librettists: giuseppe giacosa and lungi iliaca

Based on a Short story by John Luther long

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Pat songs

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Unaccompanied secular songs in three or four parts

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Exoticism

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Japanese culture and music

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