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Transcript of PROGRAM MUSIC

MUSIC Is a narrative or descriptive
kind of instrumental
music linked to a Program Symphony Composers his ever-popular Wedding March COMPOSITIONS Grande messe des morts
(Requiem) Felix Mendelssohn Nutcracker Symphonie Fantastique,
written during the time he was madly in love a composition that sets the
mood for a specific scene it is heard before and during a
performance or play of a stage drama sonata form with
one movement this is actually pattered from the opera overture which also has one movement that develops in opera mood. a one-movement orchestral composition
that generates a poetic idea, creates mood
and develop a scene. symphonic poem is separated
from the concert overture Consists of compositions for
the orchestral that narrates a story. FRANZ LISZT He understood program music to involve a program external to the music that set the parameters and the form in which the whole musical piece unfolds. Peter Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Unlike pure music
which has no reference
in the real world and no story component,
program music is instrumental music that
may tell a story with :
explicit episodes
reveal facets of a character
place, or occasion,
imitate the sounds of the world SCENE IDEA POEM STORY OR The term PROGRAM MUSIC
was invented by composer an example of this is inspired BY : Shakespeare's play 4 Main Forms of
ORCHESTRAL program music The
general focus
of these compositions
THE FIELD The story narrated is about Mystery Witchcraft Death and other emotions... Don Quixote BY: Miguel de Cervantes Symphonie Fantastique BY: Hector Berlioz AND EXAMPLES of Program Symphony are Concert Overture showed the
conflict between
HOPE and Disillusionment
Dreams and Reality BUT AGAIN concert overture is not for a
but an
INDEPENDENT WORK well-known concert overture include 1812 Overture Festival Overture and BY : Peter Tchaikovsky Symphonic poem or
tone poem because the form is FLEXIBLE Examples of a tone poem include Don Juan and Till Eulenspiengel BY: Richard Strauss Hungarian Rhapsodies Nos. 1-12 by: Franz Liszt Piano Concerto in E Flat (1849) Piano Concerto in A (1863) Les Preludes (1854) Ma VLast
(My Country) BY: Bedrich Smetana The Socerer's Apprentice BY: Paul Dukas Incidental Music Incidental Music includes
the famous Wedding March BY: Mendelssohn Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy OR was born in Hamburg, Germany on
February 3, 1809 Feb. 3,1809 - Nov. 4,1847 He came from a distinguished
intellectual and artistic family Felix grew up in a privileged environment He studied piano at an early age under
Ludwig Berger Also a great conductor and composer Compositions His greatest solo piece, without any doubt, is his
Violin Concerto in e minor Scottish Symphony made The Fifteen Greatest ever list Italian Symphony String Octet The Hebrides DEATH Mendelssohn suffered from poor health
in the final years of his life, probably
aggravated by nervous problems
and overwork. A final tour of England left him exhausted
and ill from a hectic schedule. The death of his sister Fanny on
14 May 1847
caused him great distress. Less than six months later, on 4 November,
Mendelssohn himself died in
Leipzig after a series of strokes.
He was 38. Hector Berlioz 11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869 Known As THE MUSIC CHAMBER A French Composer One of the famous composers of Program Music learned to play FLUTE and GUITAR as a boy His first compositions were ROMANCES small chamber pieces AND He studied
medicine in PARIS career chosen by his Father After 2 unhappy years BUT He shifted to what his heart really wanted, MUSIC DEATH stroke AGE of 66 His last words were reputed to be
"Enfin, on va jouer ma musique"
("At last, they are going to play my music"). COMPOSITIONS Treatise on Instrumentation Romeo and Juliet Le Damnation de Faust Harold in Italy Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (7 May 1840 – 6 November 1893) KNOWN AS THE KING OF BALLET one of the most beloved composers in history was born in Votkinsk, Russia in 1840 By the time he was 19 years old,
he decided on a career in music. Unbridled Emotion would perhaps best describes the music of Tchaikovsky His deep-sensitivity saturated
his music producing lush melodies
that have enamored listeners over a century He is known for his
3 works Swan Lake Sleeping Beauty DEATH His sudden death at the age of 53 Some believe that he died of
cholera. Others think he was the victim of
murder or suicide OTHERS 1812 Overture, Pique Dame
(The Queen of Spades) Serenade for Strings Francesca de Rimini Johann Baptist Strauss I (March 14, 1804 – September 25, 1849) COMPOSITIONS KNOWN AS THE FATHER of WALTZ born in Vienna, was an
Austrian Romantic composer famous for his waltzes, and for popularizing them alongside Joseph Lanner thereby setting the foundations for his sons to carry on
his musical dynasty DEATH Strauss died in Vienna in 1849 at the age of 54 from scarlet fever contracted from one
of his illegitimate children His most famous piece is probably the Radetzky March while his most famous waltz is probably the Lorelei the Kettenbrücke Waltzes the Sperl Polka the Champagne Galopp he Bajaderen Waltzes
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