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Time frame of the Romanitc Period

1820-1900

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This pianist/composer is known for his Nocturnes, which are compositions inspired by the night

Chopin

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This pianist/composer inspired hysterical reactions in his fans similar to modern reactions to the Beatles and Justin Bieber

Liszt

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symphony fantastique

berlioz

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overture to a midsummer night's dream

mendelssohn

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the ring cycle

wagner

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nocturne op. 9 no. 2

Chopin

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Liebestraum no. 3 (love dream)

Liszt

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clair de lune

Debussey

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This composer is said to have composed the first psychedelic symphony while under the influence of opium

Berlioz

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The desire of a composer to express their country’s culture through their music is called

Nationalism

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This composer founded the Leipzig Conservatory in 1843

Mendelssohn

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This composer used leitmotifs to represent certain characters or themes in his large scale music dramas

Wagner

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This French composer was admitted to the Paris Conservatoire at age 23 and won the Prix de Rome at age 26

Berlioz

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Characteristics associated with the Romantic Period

Appreciation for nature, passion, and heroism

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romantic period time period

1820-1900

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Baroque period time period

1600-1750

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Renaissance period time period

1450-1600

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Classical period time period

1750-1820

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modern period time period

1900-present

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Impressionism

unaccented floating feel, use of exotic scales

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expressionism

very dissonant, intense emotions

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serialism

grew out of expressionism, a way of organizing the 12 notes, atonal, making all notes equal

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neoclassicism

mixes impressionism and expressionism with baroque and classical forms

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neoromanticism

return to tonality and dramatic expression

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minimalism

based on repetition of simple motifs

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This composer is famous for the ballet The Rite of Spring, which almost created a riot at its premier.

Stravinsky

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This German composer is known for his tone poems such as Don Juan and Ein Heldenlaben.

strauss

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This composer’s Symphony No. 5 was written as both a response to the communist Russian government and as an expression of the people’s suffering under its oppression.

shostakovich

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This Hungarian composer was one of the founders of ethnomusicology.

Bartok

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This composer wrote works that captured the sound of the American west.

Copeland

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This American composer received the Pulitzer Prize twice and the Rome Prize for his compositions.

Barber

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This composer is known for his compositions for prepared piano and for his composition 4’33”, which challenged conceptions of what constitutes music.

Cage

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This avant-garde composer used a war game as the inspiration for his game piece Cobra, which is based on a system of rules that performers are to follow.

Zorn

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This American avant-garde composer was one of the first to be internationally recognized and blended American popular music, church music, and European art music.

Ives