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2 Program Wonderful presentation with amazing facts and brilliant on-going quiz! Wonderful presentation with amazing facts and brilliant on-going quiz! The quiz consists of finding the mistakes in this presentation as they come The quiz consists of finding the mistakes in this presentation as they come Samples of Romantic music Samples of Romantic music Final quiz Final quiz To show of the knowledge you gleaned from this wonderful experience! To show of the knowledge you gleaned from this wonderful experience! And all this for FREE! And all this for FREE! Not including the opportunity cost of the time spent here and any other variables which have not been included. Not including the opportunity cost of the time spent here and any other variables which have not been included.

3 Dates The Romantic period lasted about 95 years, starting 1715 and ending The Romantic period lasted about 95 years, starting 1715 and ending Anyone? Anyone? Well done! The actual dates are 1815 to Well done! The actual dates are 1815 to The Early Romantic period is considered to be from 1800 to 1850 The Early Romantic period is considered to be from 1800 to 1850 The Late Romantic era being the rest of the time, i.e to 1910 The Late Romantic era being the rest of the time, i.e to 1910

4 Composers Beethoven was one of the first composers to cross from Classical to Romantic Beethoven was one of the first composers to cross from Classical to Romantic Mendelssohn was an Early Romantic composer. Mendelssohn was an Early Romantic composer. Tchaikovsky was a Late Romantic composer Tchaikovsky was a Late Romantic composer

5 Current Events The Industrial Revolution was happening The Industrial Revolution was happening This had practical effects on the instruments themselves with valves and keys on which brass and woodwind instruments depended being improved. This had practical effects on the instruments themselves with valves and keys on which brass and woodwind instruments depended being improved. This lead to an increase in the numbers of these instruments in the orchestra. This lead to an increase in the numbers of these instruments in the orchestra. The piano was also improved and it overtook the harpsichord. This led to less dynamics in the solo instrument in concertos and in general in the orchestra. The piano was also improved and it overtook the harpsichord. This led to less dynamics in the solo instrument in concertos and in general in the orchestra. More!

6 Instruments Orchestras were much larger than in previous periods with more even mixtures of brass, woodwind and strings as opposed to a dominance by the string instruments. Orchestras were much larger than in previous periods with more even mixtures of brass, woodwind and strings as opposed to a dominance by the string instruments. Instruments that were invented or saw an increasingly large role in orchestras included: Instruments that were invented or saw an increasingly large role in orchestras included: Saxophone Saxophone Flute Flute Cheese Cheese Tuba Tuba Celeste Ok yeah, that was Celeste …

7 Quiz Spot the intruder:(hands up only!) Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven Johann Strauss I Johann Strauss I Mike Oldfield Mike Oldfield Camille Saint-Saëns Camille Saint-Saëns Antonín Dvořák Antonín Dvořák Erlebach Erlebach Elfrieda Andree Elfrieda Andree Mr G. Mr G.

8 Quiz Dates of: Dates of: Romantic period (as per earlier slide) Romantic period (as per earlier slide) Early romantic Early romantic Late romantic Late romantic My Birthday! My Birthday!

9 Quiz Name the piece, composer and what it is for/from. Name the piece, composer and what it is for/from. My name My name


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