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Ch 22: Music's Romantic Period: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Music's Romantic Period chapter of this Introduction to Humanities Help and Review course is the simplest way to master the Romantic period in music. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of Romantic music.

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

7 Lessons in Chapter 22: Music's Romantic Period: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Characteristics of Romantic Era Music: Emotion & Dynamic Contrast

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.

Nationalism in Romantic Music: Heritage & Pride of Romantic Composers

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.

Connections Between Romantic Music and Art

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.

Romantic Era Composers: Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Tchaikovsky & More

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.

Paganini & Rossini: Italian Romantic Composers

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.

Wagner, Schubert & Schumann: German Romantic Composers

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.

Tchaikovsky, Chopin & Mussorgsky: Eastern European Romantic Composers

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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