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The Music of the Romantic Period

  • Ashleigh at Lansdowne 44124 Woodridge Parkway Leesburg, VA, 20176 United States (map)

Explore the transition between Classical and Romantic Music in style, form and music theory. Why was it called the Romantic Period? Listen to the leading composers of the Romantic Period, including Chopin, Schumann, Liszt and Brahms. What were the key elements of their music that defined the Romantic Music Period? What types of pieces were most prolific? How did the Romantic Period usher in 20th century modern music?

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