The classic era

In Mozart, Haydn found a greater range of instrumentation, dramatic effect and melodic resource. Genres like epic poetry, pastoral verse, and the endless use of characters and themes from Greek mythology left a deep mark on Western literature.

Classical period (music)

Whilst, Schubert apart, these composers certainly knew each other with Haydn and Mozart even being occasional chamber-music partnersthere is no sense in which they were engaged in a collaborative effort in the sense that one would associate with 20th-century schools such as the Second Viennese School, or Les Six.

There was not yet a clearly enunciated theory of how to compose in the new style. The final push towards change came from Gaspare Spontiniwho was deeply admired by future romantic composers such as Weber, Berlioz and Wagner.

Classical Greece

Ultimately, it was a slow, complex, and graduated change in the socioeconomic structure in European history that led to the changeover between Classical Antiquity and Medieval society and no specific date can truly exemplify that. During the revolution France itself followed the transition from kingdom to republic to dictatorship to Empire complete with Imperial Eagles that Rome had undergone centuries earlier.

Greece entered the 4th century under Spartan hegemony. Although he was away from home more than half of the time, he produced a steady stream of compositions during this period. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

After the fall of Constantinople inThe classic era Russian Czars a title derived from Caesar claimed the Byzantine mantle as the champion of Orthodoxy ; Moscow was described as the " Third Rome " and the Czars ruled as divinely-appointed Emperors into the 20th century.

In architecture, there have been several Greek Revivalswhich seem more inspired in retrospect by Roman architecture than Greek. He came to Vienna inwhere he studied with Haydn and Albrechtsberger. He died in in Vienna. Haydn was not a virtuoso at the international touring level; nor was he seeking to create operatic works that could play for many nights in front of a large audience.

Moreover, Mozart also had a taste for more chromatic chords and greater contrasts in harmonic language generallya greater love for creating a welter of melodies in a single work, and a more Italianate sensibility in music as a whole. Taken together, these composers can be seen as the vanguard of a broad change in style and the center of music.

This introduced darker colors to music, strengthened the minor mode, and made structure harder to maintain. Another feature of the period is the growing number of performances where the composer was not present. Beginning with Mozart and Clementi, there began a creeping colonization of the subdominant region the ii or IV chord, which in the key of C major would be the keys of d minor or F major.

It was during this decade that public taste began, increasingly, to recognize that Haydn and Mozart had reached a high standard of composition. Intellectually, this era has also been labeled the Age of Enlightenment. This tendency reached its peak when Charlemagne was crowned "Roman Emperor" in the yearan act which led to the formation of the Holy Roman Empire.

By the end of the s, changes in performance practicethe relative standing of instrumental and vocal music, technical demands on musicians, and stylistic unity had become established in the composers who imitated Mozart and Haydn.

Athenian imperialism had alienated its partners in the Delian League, particularly Sparta, and this conflict played out in the decades-long Peloponnesian War — B. Direct influence of the Baroque continued to fade: He received a commission that resulted in the composition of The Magic Flute.

Classical influence on later composers[ edit ] This section does not cite any sources. Likewise, Pericles paid for the annual production of comedic and dramatic plays at the Acropolis.

Classical antiquity

The term "Viennese School" was first used by Austrian musicologist Raphael Georg Kiesewetter inalthough he only counted Haydn and Mozart as members of the school.

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Overview of the Classical Era of Music Introduction The dates of the classical period in Western music are generally accepted as being between about and

The classic era
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