Both men composed and were trained musicians. Prokofiev, though, was a virtuoso. This means that he contributed in many different fields of, in this case, music. Tchaikovsky influenced current music more than Prokofiev. Tchaikovsky 's life had a bigger influence on his music than Prokofiev 's life had on his.
Both had rough times in their lifetimes and instead of letting these problems bringing them down they continued to write compositions and create amazing works. Their works changed through their careers and they used many different techniques to keep their compositions up to their standards and interests. Beethoven and Brahms influenced many composers years after their deaths and their works continue to be studied to this day. Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer during the classical period. He wrote 9 symphonies, 1 opera, 32 piano sonatas, 5 piano concertos and many other works.
There have been so many incredible instrumentalists, composers and theorists that have left marks that influence people and the music that is produced still to this day. Johann Sebastian Bach can be considered one of these composers and is one of the greatest composers of Western musical history. Some of Bach’s musical compositions still inspire and survive, in fact there is more than a thousand that are still around. Some examples of Bach’s pieces could be: Art of the Fugue, Brandenburg Concerti, the Goldberg Variations of Harpsichord, and the Mass in B-Minor. Bach has even influenced many notable composers such as Mozart and Beethoven.
Beethoven showed his musical talents at his young age. In 1792 he moved to Vienna and spent rest of his live there. He studied with Haydn and soon he gained his reputation as a virtuoso pianist that often showing his ability of improvisation during performance. Beethoven’s career as a composer can be categorized into three periods: (1) the peak of Classical period where most of his works shown influences of his teacher Joseph Haydn, as well as influences from other great musicians of all time such as Mozart. (2) 2nd period where Beethoven began to lose his hearing, his music changed as he expanded the traditional style forms and let it sounded emotionally more powerful and full of boldness.
Ludwig van Beethoven was a famous composer of the eighteenth-century classical music and the nineteenth-century romanticism style of music. Beethoven is still remembered for his spectacular pieces in modern times. Beethoven’s music led others to take the art of music as a serious topic. His symphonies and sonatas were revolutionary to the music world, because of this, many people today are not aware of his deafness. His deafness eventually caused him to make sacrifices in his music career.
A young singer names Rufus Wainwright once said, “ I really believe he's the greatest living poet on earth." Cohen's artistry was greatly influential in the 1960’s. He has influenced many of the known artists today. He is known as “the poet of brokenness”. It shows in his music through his poetry and literature.
During this time, music was perceived as accessible and elegant. Beethoven spent his time performing for noble audiences who were confused and surprised by his new style of piano playing, and his rich emotion. When Beethoven was young, he suffered a crisis which would help his composing career but stop his ability to play piano. He vowed to share music with the world, despite his disability. After this crisis, Beethoven started to experiment with different types of powerful music, and began to make his living by writing music, becoming an icon for young composers and musicians.
Haydn once told Mozart’s father, Leopold, that “[Leopold’s] son is the greatest composer known to [him] in person or in name.” Haydn spoke highly of Mozart and when asked about Don Giovanni after its poor reception in Vienna, he refused to comment and replied that “Mozart is the greatest composer that the world now has.” The emperor, Joseph II also recognized the brilliance of Mozart’s opera despite the poor reception in Vienna at the time (textbook footnote). Although critics often commented on the complexity of his music as being difficult for even musical connoisseurs, the complexity of Mozart’s work contributes to his role in Western Classical music throughout time. The complexity of his works allows listeners to study his music and learn a new concept each time they listen to a
Music: A way to convey one’s emotions to others through different notes and rhythms. Though not many people can create this form of art, anybody can enjoy, and interpret it in their own way. All music takes talent to write, but as time has passed, it is a common opinion that music has lost the meaning behind it. In order to make it to the top of the charts, the talent needed has declined. The lyrical meaning, as well as the feeling in the notes has all lost the amount of meaning it once contained.