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What was the only Romantic genre that Brahms cultivated?

The miniature.


What were the two responses to the Romantic era?

1. Brahms and the renewal of Classicism.
2. Mahler and the nostalgia/lament of the death of Classicism.


Describe Mahler's music:

- Uneasy.
- Deliberate and self-conscious exaggeration.
- Distorted.


What was the progression of development of Mahler's Symphony No. 1?

Started out as a symphonic poem in one movement, grew to a five-movement symphony, and revised into four movements.

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