Flashcards in Reading: The Late Romantics and Other Nationals Deck (8)
Why is 1848 significant?
It was the year of failed revolutions, and also symbolized the failure of Romantic aspirations. The revolutions also triggered changes in the music landscape, with the deaths of Mendelssohn, Chopin, Schumann, and the transformation of Wagner.
A piece of orchestral program music in one long movement.
A nineteenth-century movement promoting music built on national folk songs and dances, or associated with national subjects.
The mighty five of the Russian nationalist composers.
Nationalists of Bohemia:
Bedrich Smetana and Antonin Dvorak.
Nationalists of Scandinavia:
Edvard Grieg and Jean Sibelius.
Nationalists of Spain:
Enrique Granados, Joaquin Turina, and Manuel de Falla.