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Flashcards - The Classical Period in Music

Flashcards - The Classical Period in Music
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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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concerto
A concerto is a musical composition, whose characteristics have changed over time
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symphony
A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra
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symphony
A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra
concerto
A concerto is a musical composition, whose characteristics have changed over time
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
Enlightenment
The Enlightenment was an intellectual movement which dominated the world of ideas in Europe in the 18th century
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
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist

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