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Romantic Period Instruments

All of the most popular instruments that were used during the Romantic Period (1820-1900)

Devin Dessormeau

on 19 April 2012

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Romantic Period
(1820-1900) Romantic Period Thank you for your attention! I DESERVE AN A++++++ FOR THIS PROJECT
And one more thing... is here Probably the most popularly used instrument was the piano
Piano could be used to do many different things, but mainly drew performers in because of the ability to increase the pace.
Also the piano had many more notes to use, giving the composer more freedom.
Piano had 4 different forms: Etudes, Character Pieces, Variations, and Stylized Dances
Most commonly used woodwinds from the Romantic Period were the bassoons, oboes, flutes, and clarinets.
Bass and side drums begin to become most popular.
Other influential percussion instruments include: xylophones, celestas, gongs, cymbals, castanets, harps, bells, triangles, and chimes. Piano Woodwinds Percussion Brass Began to use instruments with valves- gave a wider range and versatility.
Most commonly used brass instruments were trumpets, horns, trombones and tubas.
String No new instruments were used in the Romantic Period, all the same from the Classical and Baroque
but string instruments seemed to play a bigger role in balancing out the larger brass and woodwind sections in the orchestra.
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