Flashcards - The Classical Music Period

Flashcards - The Classical Music Period
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genre
Genre is any category of literature, music, or other forms of art or entertainment, whether written or spoken, audio or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria
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concerto
A concerto is a musical composition, whose characteristics have changed over time
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Franz Joseph Haydn
Joseph Haydn was a prolific Austrian composer of the Classical period
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Classical period
The dates of the Classical period in Western music are generally accepted as being between about the year 1730 and the year 1820
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart , baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era
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Enlightenment
The Enlightenment was an intellectual movement which dominated the world of ideas in Europe in the 18th century
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Enlightenment
The Enlightenment was an intellectual movement which dominated the world of ideas in Europe in the 18th century
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart , baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era
Classical period
The dates of the Classical period in Western music are generally accepted as being between about the year 1730 and the year 1820
Franz Joseph Haydn
Joseph Haydn was a prolific Austrian composer of the Classical period
concerto
A concerto is a musical composition, whose characteristics have changed over time
genre
Genre is any category of literature, music, or other forms of art or entertainment, whether written or spoken, audio or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria
symphony
A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra
harpsichord
A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist
sonata
Sonata , in music, literally means a piece played as opposed to a cantata , a piece sung
string quartet
A string quartet is a musical ensemble of four string players – two violin players, a viola player and a cellist – or a piece written to be performed by such a group
piano
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument, in which the strings are struck by hammers

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