About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering Romantic music material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the Romantic Period in music. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the characteristics of Romantic music or the works of Europe's Romantic era composers
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning humanities (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about music's Romantic Period
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra humanities learning resources
How It Works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Music's Romantic Period chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Music's Romantic Period chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any Romantic music question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Romantic Period music unit of a standard introductory humanities course. Topics covered include:
- Characteristics and themes of Romantic music
- Similarities between Romantic music and art
- The works of Italian Romantic composers
- Germany's Romantic composers
- Romantic composers from Eastern Europe
1. Characteristics of Romantic Era Music: Emotion & Dynamic Contrast
This lesson gives a brief snapshot of two popular Romantic era trends: highly emotional music and dynamic contrast. Learn why composers liked using these techniques and how they were able to incorporate them into their music.
2. Nationalism in Romantic Music: Heritage & Pride of Romantic Composers
Nationalism was a popular sentiment during the Romantic era and appeared in all art forms of the day, including music. This lesson will introduce you to some of the biggest nationalist composers of the Romantic era.
3. Connections Between Romantic Music and Art
Romanticism was a 19th-century European movement that affected virtually all facets of the creative and performing arts. Learn about the connections between Romantic music and visual arts in this lesson.
4. Romantic Era Composers: Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Tchaikovsky & More
This lesson is like a 'Who's Who' of Romantic era composers. Learn about some of the most influential composers of European Romantic era and what makes them noteworthy.
5. Paganini & Rossini: Italian Romantic Composers
Study of the Romantic era wouldn't be complete without taking a detour to the land of love and romance, Italy. This lesson looks at two famous Romantic era composers who were born and raised in Italy: violin virtuoso Niccolo Paganini and opera composer Gioachino Rossini.
6. Wagner, Schubert & Schumann: German Romantic Composers
German-speaking composers dominated the European musical scene for centuries. This lesson looks at three very different Germanic composers from the Romantic era and explores some of their best-known works.
7. Tchaikovsky, Chopin & Mussorgsky: Eastern European Romantic Composers
If you want to explore the lives and careers of major Romantic-era composers from the eastern side of Europe, this is the lesson for you! Learn more about Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Frederic Chopin, and Modest Mussorgsky.
Earning College Credit
Did you know… We have over 160 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.
To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page
Transferring credit to the school of your choice
Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.
Other chapters within the Introduction to Humanities: Help and Review course
- Literary Terms & Techniques: Help and Review
- Literary Time Periods: Help and Review
- Literature of the Middle Ages: Help and Review
- The English Renaissance: Help and Review
- Literature of the Victorian Era: Help and Review
- British Romanticism: Help and Review
- British Literature of the 20th Century: Help and Review
- Literary Modernism: Help and Review
- Romantic Poetry: Help and Review
- World Literature - Drama: Help and Review
- Poetry of the Ancient and Modern Worlds: Help and Review
- Prominent American Novelists: Help and Review
- Philosophy and Nonfiction: Help and Review
- History of Visual Art: Help and Review
- History of Architecture: Help and Review
- Basic Elements of Music: Help and Review
- Overview of Opera and Orchestral Music: Help and Review
- Intro to Medieval Music: Help and Review
- Intro to Renaissance Music: Help and Review
- Intro to the Baroque Period in Music: Help and Review
- Music's Classical Period: Help and Review
- Music of the Modern Era: Help and Review
- Overview of Jazz Music: Help and Review
- Intro to Musical Theater and Popular Music: Help and Review
- Intro to World Music: Help and Review
- Introduction to the Performing Arts: Help and Review
- Introduction to Morality
- Moral Belief Systems
- Ancient Greek Views on Ethics
- Theories of Natural & Moral Law
- Consequentialist & Non-Consequentialist Philosophies
- Morality Within Western Religion
- Issues of Morality in Life & Death
- Moral Issues in Economic Equality & Poverty
- Philosophical Theory & the Justice System
- Moral Issues in Peacetime & War
- Human Rights Ethics
- Moral Issues in Relationships & Sexuality
- Biomedical Ethics
- Morality in Business
- Environmental Ethics