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    The Romantic Period

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    The Romantic Period The Romantic Period began in the mid-eighteenth century and extended into the nineteenth century. Romanticism was about creative thinking, “thinking outside the box”, completely contradicting Neoclassicism, which was about straight forward thinking, “thinking inside the box”. It was a philosophical movement that redefined the fundamental ways of what people thought about themselves and the world around them. The Romantic period overlapped with the “age of revolution”

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    In the Romantic period, many authors make references to different social concerns. This enabled the authors to hint towards different concerns in their writing, but not come directly out and state their concerns. Three great examples of authors like this include: William Blake, Robert Burns, and Anna Laetitia Barbauld. Each of these authors had unique concerns that they were able to get across in their own way. Blake wrote two poems with entitled “Chimney Sweeper.” One version was found in his ‘Songs

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    Opium and Dreams in the Romantic Period

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    During what is generally defined as the Romantic period, many poets, scientists and philosophers were greatly intrigued by dreams. Southey kept a dream journal, as did Sir Hymphry Davy, a close friend of Coleridge’s; Thomas Beddoes wrote of dreams from a medical perspective in Hygeia and dreams were often a hot topic of conversation at the dinner parties of those who kept company with poets and the like (Ford 1998:5). There were many contradictory theories on the importance, interpretation and origin

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    Romantic Period

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    Dr. George Boeree best describes the Romantic Movement in the following, “ Reason and the evidence of our senses were important no doubt but they mean nothing to us unless they touch our needs, our feelings, our emotions. Only then do they acquire meaning. This ‘meaning’ is what the Romantic Movement is all about.” There were many changes that made this movement. The Romantics turned to the poet before the scientist to harbor their convictions. They found that Science was too narrow-minded, and held

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    The Romantic Period

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    Occurring after the Classical Music Period and from 1825 to 1900, the Romantic Music Period was a flourishing time of new music, styles and composers. Some of the important and majorly influential composers were Beethoven’s late style, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak and many others. Along with the others, these composers utilized the new emotional styles that had emerged with help from musicians such as Beethoven. Instead of creating all their music for patrons and the

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    Romantic Period

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    Andersen is so majestically proven true by the composers of the Romantic period. Their style revolved around the outdoors, beautifully depicting its inner working of life. Though not as strong as the Classical period in terms of memorable composers, the music that the Romantics composed is some of the most vivid and eccentric works of art that man can experience. From Berlioz to Chopin to Brahms, these are just a few of the Romantic greats that we will discuss briefly, but first we must uncover the

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    Crapser, Kimmy Hong English 11 Honors Mrs. Kelly Period 2 9 May 2014 Romantic Period The Romantic Period was a time when authors and poets such as Longfellow, Bryant, Irving, and Wadsworth wrote stories and poems to illustrate the American Dream in a new light of love, freedom, and adventure. The will to succeed through feelings rather than intuition was evident throughout the Romanticism period, shown by authors through such characters as the Romantic Hero; tones of achieving reflected the American

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    Music of the Romantic Period

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    violin and orchestra but the edition being performed today was transcribed and edited for saxophone and piano by Peter Saiano. During this period of his life, Beethoven was still known as perhaps the greatest pianist in existence and he was busy touring Europe as a performer. He had not yet achieved the status he now holds as a composer, and during this period he was also working on his first set of string quartets. Romance in F major contains several technical passages for the saxophonist that

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    “To say the word romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.” Charles Baudelaire. The Romantic era in classical music symbolized an epochal time that circumnavigated the whole of Western culture. Feelings of deep emotion were beginning to be expressed in ways that would have seemed once inappropriate. Individualism began to grip you people by its reins and celebrate their unique personalities

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    Print. Miller, Carole B. "The Classical Period." MostlyWind. Mostly Wind, n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2014. . Miller, Carole B. "The Romantic Period." MostlyWind. Mostly Wind, n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2014. . MrPalika123. “Beethoven - Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110 (Richard Goode).” YouTube. 26 May 2012. Web. 28 Jan. 2014. . Rosen, Charles. Beethoven's Piano Sonatas: A Short Companion. New Haven: Yale UP, 2002. Print. Shotwell, C. M. "Music Traits of the Romantic Period." Augusta State University. Augusta State

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