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Lecture 6

MUS 112E Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: D-Flat Major, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt


Department
Music
Course Code
MUS 112E
Professor
Katz
Lecture
6

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Thursday, April 21, y
Romantic Elevation
-Beethoven: komponist (composer)->tondichter (tone poet)
Frederic Chopin
-Born in Warsaw
-settled in Paris
-Aurore Dudevant/George Sand (name she wrote under)
-Chopins’s “love interest”
-circa 200 solo piano pieces
-etudes/concert etudes
-preludes
-rubato (standard performance practice)
-ballade: a strong narrative
-scherzos and sonatas
-waltzes
-polonaises
-mazurkas
-national dance of plains of Warsaw
-danced by couples
-strong accented triple meter was common feature
-Nocturnes
-name is borrowed from John field
-draws from embellished Italian opera
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