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Of all the inspirations for romantic art, none was more important than
The deliberate intent to draw creative inspiration from the composer’s own homeland is...
Instrumental music that is associated with a story, poem, idea, or scene is called
The composer whose career was a model for many romantic composers was
Ludwig Van Beethoven
A romantic composer who earned his living as a touring virtuoso was
One of the few composers fortunate enough to be supported by private patrons was
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The word that is commonly used for a romantic art song with a German text
Franz Schubert (3, existence, reputation, # of songs)
· Led a bohemian existence, living with friends...
The piano’s relentless rhythm in The Erkling unifies the episodes of the song and suggests...
Robert Schumann’s Works (3, descriptions)
· They are intensely autobiographical · ...
Clara Schumann frequently performed the works of her husband and her close friend
As a composer, Clara Schumann wrote...(4)
Wrote songs, piano pieces, a piano concerto, and a trio for piano, violin, and cello
Chopin's personality was
Shy and reserved
While in Paris, Chopin: (3, marries who, made a living, success)
· Married the famous writer Aurore Dudevant...
Chopin’s Revolutionary Etude in C minor develops the pianist’s left hand because
The left hand must play rapid passages throughout
Until the age of 36, Liszt toured Europe as a virtuoso
Liszt typified the romantic movement because he (3, characteristics and skill)
· Had a charismatic personality · ...
Liszt created a one-movement orchestral composition based to some extent on a literary or pictoral...
Mendelssohn is known as the man who rekindled an interest in the music of
Johann Sebastian Bach
Mendelssohn wrote in these musical forms: (3)
· Symphonies · ...
The Fantastic Symphony reflects Hector Berlioz’s:
Love for the actress Harriet Smithson
Partisans were startled by Berlioz’s Fantastic Symphony because of its: (3, characteristics)
· Sensationally autobiographical program · ...
Berlioz’s Fantastic Symphony is unified by the recurrence of a theme known as the
Was the founder of Czezh national music
Even though Smetana was deaf at the time, he composed a musical work depicting Bohemia’s...
Antonin Dvorak’s music was first promoted by
Dvorak “found a secure basis for a new national American musical school” in the
African American spirituals
The popular character of Dvorak’s New World Symphony can be traced to the composer’s use...
· Syncopations · ...
Tchaikovsky (3, occupation, considered himself of another ethnicity, made peaceful music)
· Progress in music was so raped that after...
Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony
Ends with a slow, despairing finale
Johannes Brahms (3, early occupations, influence, reintroduced 3 works)
· When he was 13, Brahms studied piano, music...
Brahms’s works are very personal in style, but are rooted in the music of: (3)
· Joseph Haydn · ...
The 1844 Treatise on Modern Instrumentation and Orchestration that signaled the recognition...
A study piece designed to help a performer master specific technical difficulties
Nonprogram music is also known as
Berlioz influenced a whole generation of musicians, as one of the first great
Brahms named his composition A German Requiem because the text was chosen from
Luther’s German translation of The Bible