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Romantic Period / Impressionist Period By Charlie Johnson

My music project containing some small information about the Romantic period and Impressionist (or Post-Romantic period) periods of time.

Charlie Johnson

on 28 January 2013

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Transcript of Romantic Period / Impressionist Period By Charlie Johnson

The Romantic Period Where: The Romantic Period entertained throughout Europe and America, and started in western Europe.

When: The Romantic Period began in 1820 and ended in 1900

Who: One famous composer of the Romantic Period was Franz Liszt. Elements of the music: Piano

Moods: Quiet / peaceful, excited (or impulsive), sad, romantic, (humble feeling)

Franz Liszt Background Info: "Franz Liszt was born on October 22, 1811, in Raiding, Hungary. His father, a multi-instrumentalist, taught him to play piano. By the time Liszt was 9 years old, he was performing in concert halls. As an adult, he toured extensively throughout Europe. He had an affair and children with Marie díAgoult, and later lived with Princess Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein. By his death, he had written more than 700 compositions." www.biography.com
(Direct link:) http://www.biography.com/people/franz-liszt-9383467 The Impressionist Period Where: The Impressionist Period began in
Cibourne, France.

When: The Impressionist Period began in the 1860's.

Who: One famous composer of the Impressionist
period was Maurice Ravel. Similarities between musical periods:
Both include the same musical instruments
The years of both musical period interlap (length of the musical periods both interlap)
Most songs were done solo
Musical periods have some of the same composers
Musical periods have different composers
Musical periods were to a different point of view (One was romantic, other was to impress) Elements of the sound clip: piano (solo)

Moods: Happy, calm, excited, nervous, sad

Maurice Ravel: "Maurice Ravel was born on March 7, 1875, in Ciboure, France. Ravel was admitted to the Paris Conservatoire at age 14, and later studied with Gabriel Fauré. His ballet Daphnis et Chloé was commissioned by Sergey Diaghilev. Other pieces include the the orchestral works La Valse and Boléro. Ravel remains the most widely popular of all French composers. Ravel died in Paris in 1937." www.biography.com
(Direct link:) http://www.biography.com/people/maurice-ravel-9452457 References:
www.biography.com (Direct link in background information of composer)
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