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1

Tempo of romantic pieces

Often changes frequently (with accelerandi and ritardandi)

Use of rubato

2

Dynamics of romantic pieces

Frequent changes

3

Tonality of romantic pieces

Major and minor

Chromaticism

Complex harmonies

4

Articulation of romantic pieces

Staccato and legato

Use of accents

5

Character of romantic pieces

Increased use of pedal

Song like romantic melodies

Long expressive melodies

Rich complicated harmonies

More often homophonic rather than polyphonic

6

When was the romantic period and what are examples of musicians?

1820-1900

Chopin and Mendelssohn