Romantic Period Analysis

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The Romantic period was a time of great development and change.

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The Romantic period was a time of great change in the world. Between 1815 and 1910, composers found themselves responding to an increasingly complex world as a result of the Industrial Revolution. There were conveniences that came at the expense of great sacrifices. Comfort among the well-to-do was reaching an all-time high while working conditions were becoming increasingly brutal. Artists were getting their personal lives involved with politics, literature and art.

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The image you have here is kind of nondescript. Hardly one of social change, or the Industrial Revolution.
Fragments

Schumann's
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What do you mean by a scattered sculpture from Roman times? Do you mean a sculpture that is not quite intact after many years? I think the image you have here is inappropriate.It might be too literal.
Song Cycles

Song cycles about nature were characteristic of the Romantic period. These song cycles came with and without words. Composers sought to get closer to the techniques that would allow them to write in a style that mimicked a language. Song cycles typically dealt with nature themes. Gustav Mahler, a famous Romantic period composer, said, "Don't bother looking at the view - I have already composed it." Mahler wrote a series of cycles entitled "Songs on the Death of Children" and "The Song of Lamentation." Franz Schubert wrote several song cycles on nature including "Die Winterreise."

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OK, can you give the reader some titles of works and composers that typify these song cycles? The text from your third sentence on is too nebulous, and doesn't give the reader an idea of what a song cycle could be. Your last sentence sounds eccentric. How does romantic music describe a rainfall motif? falling leaves? a storm? I know that Debussy composed "Clouds" which was a musical expression of them traveling the sky. Is this what you mean? The image again, is inappropriate, I
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Shocking rhythms, expansive harmonies and unusual key changes were the norm in Romantic period music. The tonal language began developing rapidly and chromaticism became a technique used in music of the time. Phrases started using dramatic effects and modulations to new keys. This was different from the Classical period as the melodies were becoming more organic and alive with their compositional uses. Contrapuntal lines were often reduced to single, relentless thoughts that often shocked audiences and created discomfort among musicians. One of the most shocking pieces of the Romantic period was Hector Berlioz in his "Symphonie Fantastique." In this work Berlioz deals with grotesque subject matter and at one point suggests the image of his beloved on a scaffolding about to be
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