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    Metropolis Symphony

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    The Development of the Programmatic Symphony from the 19th Century into the 21st Century Since the early symphonies of Sammartini and Stamitz the orchestral symphony has underwent constant development. In the early nineteenth century Beethoven started a new form of the symphony when he composed a symphony based on programmatic music. The programmatic symphony is a composition that is written with non-musical influences. "Program music is instrumental music which tells a story illustrates literary

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    Beethoven's Seventh symphony

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    case of the seventh symphony I would classify it as more romantic than it is classical. When describing Beethoven it is impossible not to mention the impact he had on music. Beethoven served as a bridge between the Classical and Romantic era and helped pave the way for the Romantic composers that came after him. He is most famous for his symphonies, even though he produced more piano sonatas during his career than symphonies. This is due to the fact that Beethoven made his symphonies stand out from other

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    Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. I loved how the film stated how human expression through music is both reasoned and emotional at the same time. That is how Beethoven wove his instrumental masterpiece, he took his brilliant mind and focused and expressed that power and his emotions through music. He was constantly seeking for ways to created emotional depth in his pieces and even stretched further. Many of those pieces where very personal to him, the most personal was the symphonies created after his

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    Classical Symphony Essay

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    every day or heard of often. One type of music that is not heard of often is classical symphony. Classical symphony is a “musical work for an orchestra that usually consists of three to four movements that follows form and structure very meticulously” (Green, par.1). When talking about the era of classical symphony there are many different topics to talk about. One topic is the history of classical symphony. Symphony is a Greek word that means agreement or concord of sound. This word was used to describe

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    Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op.68, also known as the Pastoral Symphony was composed by Beethoven in 1808. Beethoven’s inspiration for this symphony came from his love for nature. The Pastoral Symphony is the only one of Beethoven’s symphonies that has five movements, the rest have four movements. Beethoven’s orchestra differed from that of earlier ensembles because he expanded his orchestras to include trombones, piccolos, and contrabassoons, although none of those three instruments appear in the

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    Symphony No. 6 by Beethoven

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    in 1827. Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 is the forerunner of the romantic symphony. It is programmatic, telling a story. It is based on nature, a common theme in the romantic era. While a typical romantic symphony still had four movements, Beethoven stretched this by adding a fifth movement. Symphony No. 6 is one of Beethoven's few programmatic works and describes a county scene. It is titled "Recollections of country life". It has 5 movements, unusual for a classical symphony. The first movement is

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    the Charlotte Symphony performed seven compositions by various “maverick” composers. Halton Theatre at Central Piedmont Community College’s central campus was pack to near full capacity. The program included the Molto Allegro from Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G-Minor, Warehouse Medicine by Mason Bates, Apotheosis by Austin Wintory, Cielito Lindo a traditional Spanish copla, Oaken Sky by Chris Rogerson, Le Tombeau de Couperin by Maurice Ravel, and the 4th movement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. Charlotte

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    Symphony Number 45 in F# Minor (the "Farewell symphony") Between 1761 and 1790 Haydn was employed by the enormously wealthy Esterhazy family who had two palaces on the borders of Austria and Hungary. The court orchestra was similar to that of many baroque orchestras - two oboes, a bassoon, a string ensemble and a harpsichord. But it also included a pair of horns - instruments that became a regular part of the orchestra thereafter. --------------------------------------------------------------------

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    Haydn Symphony Analysis

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    Haydn’s Symphony No. 94 “The Surprise” London Symphonies: The Concert Life and Stylistic Ideas of Josef Haydn Imagine yourself at a symphony concert and being moved by the first movement of the piece. Now picture yourself getting lulled by the sweet, slow movement of the second movement, when all the sudden you are startled by a sudden burst of sound coming from the orchestra. What I just described is Josef Haydn’s Symphony No. 94, also known as “The Surprise” Symphony. The 94th symphony is one of

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    In this essay, I will discuss how Beethoven was a revolutionary composer, with a main focus on his Symphony No 5. Ludwig van Beethoven was a German pianist and composer who is now considered to be one of the greatest composers in history. He was the crucial transitional figure connecting the Classical and Romantic eras of Western music. The music that Beethoven composed was different to that of previous composers the works of his early period brought the Classical form to its highest expressive level

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