A couple of his famous works would be Concerto Grossi, Christmas Concerto, and Sonata de camera in D minor. George Philipp Telemann who was born in 1681 and died in 1767 was a distinguished musician and composer who appeared later in the baroque period. One thing that made him unique would be his incorporation of unusual instrumentation in his concertos. He was also known for gathering students and putting on concerts for the public. His church music was also well known with his most popular works being Viola Concerto in G, Trio Sonata in C Minor, and The Paris Quartets.
Bach was the second son of Johann Sebastian Bach. C.P.E. Bach kept his father’s legacy alive and had a successful music career following his main teacher’s footsteps, his father. He played harpsichord for Frederick the Great, a flute player, for about 30 years. Much like his father’s job at Leipzig, C.P.E.
The Romantic period music was more expressive and emotional, expanding to encompass literary, artistic, and philosophical themes. A famous early Romantic composer was Robert Schumann while a late 19th century romantic composer would be Johann Strauss. Robert Schumann was a German composer, born June 8, 1810 and died July 29, 1856. He was acknowledged as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Schumann began studying law but then changed his study, to pursue a career as a pianist.
Franz Joseph Haydn was a classical music composer,who was also referred to as “The father of Symphonies, during of course the classical music period. The classical music period was from 1750-1820. Haydn was born on March 31st in 1732. Haydn was the second child of the family. His mother 's name was Maria Haydn,she was a cook for the lord 's and his father name was Mathias Haydn, he was a wheelwright.
In my opinion, Chopin’s nocturne in C minor is indisputably one his most powerful romantic works. Chopin is in-fact considered one of the greatest composers during the romantic era and his style is famous for his representation of grief and lament, a common theme found in many of his nocturnes. A characteristic that is typical of Chopin is embellishing the melody when it returns. These embellishments are also vocal like and incorporate the use of thrills, scales and
61a. The piece Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, 4th Movement, written in the romantic period, has similarities to Beethoven’s violin concerto. The most obvious is that both pieces start with kettledrums. As in Beethoven’s violin concerto, during the romantic period the second movement of a concerto often continued into
He held many important positions there and created several motets and masses, which are esteemed highly as the masterpieces of a musical genius. He composed sacred as well as secular music in his lifetime in a number of vocal forms ranging from masses, chansons, to motets. His stay at Rome had been highly productive for it was here where he developed his mature style. While working in Milan, he had absorbed Italian secular light music; but in Rome, he refined his sacred music and wrote several motets. Before he left Italy, he wrote one of his most famous secular compositions, the ‘frottola El grillo’ (the Cricket).
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) was born on 18th of June, 1882, in Oranienbaum. The environment he grew up affects him greatly in his future as an influential musician. His was quite familiar to Russian operas because of his father, Feodor, who worked at the Imperial Opera House, as a famous and well-known bass-baritones during those days. His parents decided to let him to continue his studies in the law’s field at the University of St. Petersburg, but he actually pursued advanced studies in music. At the age of 28, Serge Diaghilev, an impresario attracted by Stravinsky’s music and recruited him to write music score for ballet work, The Firebird ( L’oiseau de feu ).
The suite is defined as a collection of movements that are put together by presenting in the same key (Suite, 2017). Suite is basically consisted of Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, and Gigue. However, Baroque suite sometimes has an additional element called Prelude, which is quite common in Bach’s works. Prelude is added serving as the introduction that gives a hint about the following theme. In this case, with the sonorous and cantabile sounds of cello, the resonant Prelude from Bach’s Suite No.
Schubert created a new epoch with the Lied... All other songwriters have followed in his footsteps.” Dvorak (1894) Where the Lieder inclined towards “strophic, syllabic treatment of text, evoking the folksong qualities burgeoned by the stirrings of Romantic nationalism,”4 Schubert “explored and expanded the potentialities of the genre as no composer before him” with his Lieder which amounted more than six hundred. Schubert's Die schone Mullerin, based on poems by Wilhelm Muller (published in 1820), was one of the earliest extended song cycles to be performed and is highly regarded even to this day. Having newly created an intense, intimate relationship between (German) words and music, coupled with his innovative uses of harmony, “eloquent pictorial keyboard figurations”5 and prominent dramatic matter, Schubert's eminence as a composer was hence tied very closely to his German identity. In his Lieder, he posited the subjectivity of expressionism, which was often “alienated, within a specific landscape”6 frequently “within the piano's figuration.”7 This integration of people with a landscape went on to become the core strategy of nationalistic art which was made even more expansive with Weber's influential opera, Der Freischütz