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10 Most Important Events in the Classical Era

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Tyson Eli

on 25 April 2015

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10 Most Important Events in the Classical Era
Tyson Eli
Bach Died, effectively ending the Baroque era, starting the Classical era.
Mozart was born. He is widely considered one of the greatest and most influential composers of all time.
Beethoven was born. He is also one of he most widely regarded composers of all time.
Mozart died. Shortly before his death, he began composing his Requiem.
Franz Schubert was born. Schubert is well known for his many vocal works that treat the accompanist and soloist equally.

Henry Steinway was born. His pianos are still regarded as some of the highest quality available today.
The French Revolution took place. This has a huge effect on music in France, with nearly all of their opera taking on a revolutionary theme.
Felix Mendelssohn was born. Along with having many important works of his own, he spearheaded the revival of J.S. Bach.
Richard Wagner was born. His impact to opera is debatably unparalleled.
The Metronome was invented. With this invention, musicians could practice to become much more proficient than they could previously.
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