years of classical era?
1750-1800
era also known as The Age of ____________
Enlightenment.
type of thinking did people use to make decisions in their lives?
logic and reasoning
revolutions during this period?
American, and French Rev.
2 countries become the primary focus of this era?
Germany+ Austria
secular or sacred music?
secular.
why were public concert halls created in this era and why did they not exist before now?
yes. cuz of church and rich.
new form thats performed by orchestra was created in this era.
symphony.
2 most important composers?
mozart + haydn
bridge composer of romantic n classical music
beethoven
expression
contrast within 1 movement; more emotional
dynamics
gradual change, use cresendo and dimenedo
texture
homophonic
ornamentation
composer has control
instruments
clarinet and piano
orchestra size
getting bigger; 25-30 people depending on city
mozart: where from, childhood, father, death, letters
austria, clown “”, mastero, uncle, wrote frequently
what he worked on when he died? did he finish?
requiem, no
hollhywood film that won best pic
amadeus
who was the italian composer also portrayed in this movie?
salieri
Haydn: country of origin, employer for 30 yrs, 2 music types he developed, how, country visited
austria, esterhazy, symphony and string quartet, wrote over 100 symphonie. england; london symphony