What are the general characteristics of romantic music?
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Compositions were based on logic and controlled feelings.
Composers were highly individualistic.
Nationalistic trends started to emerge.
Composers created new forms or changed existing ones.
It is this one: Compositions were based on logic and controlled feelings.
general characteristics of classical music include: · Contrast in dynamics · Richer texture · Narrative- the music tells a story · Gradual dynamics · Modulation- changing from one key to another · Discords- introduced during the late romantic period · Chromatic · More freedom of form and structure · more complex harmonies · homophonic melodies · emphasis on tempo rubato
The Romantic Period was a time where composers experimented with expressive personal music. Musicians such as Verdi, Chopin, and Puccini, focused on exaggerating their music by adding various notations (dolce, forte, etc). The most common characteristics of music in the Romantic Period include frequent changes in rhythm, lyrical melodies (unpredictable music), massive rich sounding orchestras, and the introduction of voice with the melody.
The Romantic Period was from 1820 to 1900. The main characteristics of Romantic music are a wide dynamic range, a high level of emotional expression, lyrical melodies, lots of rubato (freedom in the time), the introduction of free forms (such as nocturnes and fantasies) and dance forms (such as waltzes and mazurkas) which generally replaced sonata form. Pieces started to have descriptive titles and moods, (e.g. Autumn Song) which influenced the way they were interpreted…
Classical music, can be romantic, as in Rachmoninov. But, it can also be quirky and comedic like some of Mozart's music, and very dramatic like Beethoven's Fifth. When you say Romantic, you've made the category already. So romantic would include some of Mozarts pieces, as well as Beethoven, and not to be forgotten, Rachmoninov.
The Romantic Era of music is "music with intense energy and passion. (Classical FM)" The Classical period, which came before this era, had many strict rules. In contrast, the Romantic era allowed for creativity and was very expressive. The Romantic era lasted from the early or mid 1800s to the early 1900s.
Not exactly. Although Bartók wrote some very romantic early pieces (e.g. the 1st Violin concerto dedicated to his love at the time Stefi Geyer) the nature of his mature music is rooted in folk music elements. that is not to say his music could not be felt as romantic music, just that it was probably not intended as such.
If you're talking about the Classical period, early Classical era music shares some characteristics with the late Baroque period, but sounds more Classical than Baroque. Late Classical era music is seen in the late works of Haydn and Mozart, and the early works of Beethoven and Schubert. It shares some characteristics with the early Romantic period, but it is still recognized as Classical because it doesn't have the characteristics that Beethoven would later exemplify from…