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Flashcards in Romantic Deck (12):
1

The romantic period lasted from approximately ---- to ----.

1810 to 1900

2

Music was used to express -------.

emotion

3

Composers moved away from the restraints of --------- --------- and began looking for freedom in their compositions.

organised structure

4

The traditional simple - or - bar phrases were abandoned.

4 or 8 bar phrases

5

Passion and extremes of emotion are shown through the use of ----------- dynamics and --------- harmonies.

contrasting dynamics and chromatic harmonies

6

The harmony becomes (more/less) complex and writing is either ----phonic or ----phonic but it is mainly ----phonic.

The harmony becomes more complex. Writing is either polyphonic or homophonic but it is mainly homophonic.

7

--------- and whole tone scales were used to emphasise the ---------- in the music.

Chromatic and whole tone scales were used to emphasise the expression in the music.

8

The orchestra becomes very large and a wide range of ---------- is used. There are smaller scale works such as the piano works of ------.

The orchestra becomes very large and a wide range of percussion is used. There are smaller scale works such as the piano works of Chopin.

9

Composers became nationalistic and included ---- music in their pieces.

folk music

10

Some performers were -------- (technically excellent).

virtuoso

11

Name 3 ensembles/ forms from the romantic period.

Sonata, Concerto, Symphony, Symphonic poem, Tone poem ( also called programme music), Requiem and Lied ( German music)

12

Name 3 composers from the romantic period.

Richard Wagner, Frederic Chopin, Giacomo Puccini, Franz Liszt and Peter IIyich Tchaikovsky