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General Characteristics of Romantic Music. Dynamics extended, changes more frequently, less predictable Range of tempos extended, more frequent, more adjectives Melodies are longer, “yearning” quality, rubato Harmony explores further, modulations, chromatic Forms blur.

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general characteristics of romantic music
General Characteristics of Romantic Music
  • Dynamics extended, changes more frequently, less predictable
  • Range of tempos extended, more frequent, more adjectives
  • Melodies are longer, “yearning” quality, rubato
  • Harmony explores further, modulations, chromatic
  • Forms blur
franz schubert song die forelle the trout 1817
Franz SchubertSong, Die Forelle (The Trout), 1817
  • Equality of melody and accompaniment
  • Atmosphere
  • Rippling “voice”
  • Modified strophic form
fryderyk chopin prelude in e minor op 28 for piano
Fryderyk ChopinPrelude in E minor, Op. 28, for Piano
  • Modelled on Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier
  • ABA’ form
  • Static melody with steady chords constantly descending
  • Neighbour tones
schumann traumerei from kinderscenen op 15
Schumann, Traumerei from Kinderscenen Op. 15
  • Single accompanied melody
  • ABA structure
  • Character piece
  • Dreamy atmosphere
  • Melody characteristics
liszt transcendental etude no 10 in f minor
Liszt, Transcendental Etude No. 10 in F Minor
  • Fifteen years old
  • Demanding, virtuosic
  • Unusual harmonies
  • Surging
giuseppe verdi otello 1867
Giuseppe Verdi, Otello (1867)
  • Tragic opera, based on Shakespeare’s play
  • Highly lyrical
  • Human drama, emotionalism, and realism
  • Reference motives
  • Italian nationalism
johannes brahms fourth movement from symphony no 4 in e minor 1885
Johannes BrahmsFourth Movement from Symphony No. 4 in E minor (1885)
  • Passacaglia
  • Harmonic and melodic variation
  • Unchanging length of variations
  • B Section has slower tempo and new meter
pucinni madame butterfuly un bel di
Pucinni, Madame Butterfuly, “Un bel di”
  • Highly lyrical
  • Melodic doubling, tripling
  • Fresh harmonies
  • Blurring of recitative and aria
  • Story
  • Da Capo aria
mahler symphony no 2 fourth movement
Mahler, Symphony No. 2, Fourth Movement
  • Programmatic (Spiritual journey)
  • Yearning sense
  • Large scale design
  • Beethoven’s 5th and 9th Symphonies
bedrich smetana 1824 1884 symphonic poem the moldau
Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884)Symphonic Poem, The Moldau
  • Tone poem
  • Descriptive, programmatic music
  • Nature
  • Cyclic
  • Orchestral colour expanded
pyotr illyich tchaikovsky 1840 1893 first movement from symphony no 4 in f minor
Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)First Movement from Symphony No. 4 in F Minor
  • Tone poem
  • Descriptive, programmatic music
  • Nature
  • Cyclic
  • Orchestral colour expanded
claude debussy 1862 1918 pr lude l apr s midi d un faune
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
  • Impressionism
  • Symbolist poet Mallarmé
  • Large orchestra
  • Orchestral colouring
  • Opening melody is sensuous, chromatic and vague