With warm melodies and long lyrical passages, Romantic composers were able to lead people do love their music. Additionally the rhythm was changed by changing the tempo and time signatures (mostlywind.co.uk). While some composers used elaborate technical performances others utilized intimate forms and delicate textures. Giving their music a sense of unity, the primary goal of the Romantic composers was to convey emotion. Sometimes melting together, the forms of this new music were not as clear as in the Classical Period and musical tension was used for emotional response, such as melodies having long dynamic climaxes (kaulblepianostudio.com).
While Bach expressed his emotions in his writing, Brahms wrote to perform the music. The differences however both led to inspiring others. Also they had similarities that now have come together to further music even more. Inspiring people through their music may not have been their goal at first, but they truly have now.
Two styles that were a part of the Baroque era were known as the prima prattica stemming from the Renaissance era and the newer seconda prattica. “The rise of the seconda prattica and monody marked the beginning of a s... ... middle of paper ... ...al era differ greatly in regards to style and structure but both succeeded at impacting musical history. The greats that we acknowledge today stemmed from these very eras. The Baroque era ushered in the genre of Opera, while the Classical era introduced a new outline for structuring musical compositions. The Baroque and Robinson 6 Classical eras were powerful, influential, and musically stimulating to the masses, forever engraving themselves in history and time.
During the menuetto and trio I,II movement, Frederick Lifsitz and Zakarias Grafilo were nearly bouncing out of their chairs as they played bright ascending lines. When they pass around the theme of the allegro mo... ... middle of paper ... ...t that is what made it truly beautiful because it conveyed a picture. All of the pieces I heard made me think about the music itself, and wonder what the composer was picturing as he wrote. All of the concerts I went to were good. The concerts allowed me to broaden my knowledge of music and learn more about how chamber music sounds.
The characteristics of Romantic Music are individu... ... middle of paper ... ...is expressed through emotion, imagination, and individuality. The period of Romanticism opened up a new Era to the world and continued that throughout other time periods. The art of self expression had become a new staple in western countries. The distinct qualities of romantic music made it simple to identify any artist and their work. The characteristics described through romantic music inspired composers to create a new form of the art important to them.
Extended tonal and harmonic elements are noticed in romantic music compared to those in the classical era, where chromaticism, the usage of dissonance, and modulations are used extensively. Other societal practice during romanticism is the Romantic Opera. In comparison to the classical and baroque opera, romantic opera has a continuous flow of music in each scene and soon, people pay less attention to tenors and pays equal attention to choruses. To name a few of many composers for romantic operas, Wagner and Bizet are known for their works for romantic opera during the romantic era. Romantic music is also influenced by folk music, tunes, rhythms and themes as many romantic composers wrote nationalist music, which is inspired from folk dances and songs, during the romantic period (http://absoluteastronomy.com).
The limits in music composing were pushed with great contrast in the music. There were tempo changes in the music, difference in dynamics that ranged from pppp to ffff, either gradual or sudden, for a great emotional effect. Chromatic harmony was a popular, new way of making dissonance and unstable chords, prolonging the resolution of dissonance, using tones from the chromatic scale to create tension and unpredictability in the music (“OnMusic”). Other traits of the Romantic style of music were individualism and self-expression. Therefore it is possible to hear who the composer of the piece is (An Appreciation 257, 259).
The Influence of The Impressionist Era Impressionism, one of the later eras in classical music composition. An era where emotions are expressed vividly while still following musical structure, where music caused much political controversy, and where France became known for its musical talent. In this essay you will read of how impressionism set a lasting mark in musical and national histories, and how it influenced modern music as we know it. The Impressionist Era all started with Claude Debussy, being tired of the formed classical structure, and the romantic informality. Of all of the musicians who ever lived Debussy (1862-1918) was known for his originality and adventurous style.
Furthermore, the rhythm expands from monody (solo accompanied by instrumental), to bizarre rhythm by the presence of accents which was accompanied by the bass part. Dissonant chords played a big part in making sure the audience can visualize the word in text. This Genre from the Baroque Era had quite a few famous composers, the most remarkable of them all is a man named Johann Sebastian Bach popularly known as JS Bach. Bach was born in 1685 in Eisenach Germany, and died in the year 1750. During Bach`s lifetime, he was regarded... ... middle of paper ... ... instrumental performance that introduces the listener to what is about to come.
Once the curtain goes up, the soloists and chorus sing throughout most of the drama. Arias (songs sung by soloists) are the important points in an opera. In an aria, a character sings about his or her feelings and thoughts, or about what he or she is going to do. Between arias, the soloists may sing back and fourth to each other in a kind of musical discussion called recitatives. Besides singing arias, soloists often join together to sing duets, trios, quartets, quintets, or sextets at various points in the opera.