Shit! This just reminded me that I have a project due soon on Schumann!

violinstradivaria: “ vermidian: “ A poster series about the historical music period I did for my Music appreciation class. I’m really pleased that a] I…

Frederic Chopin was born in Poland but lived most of his life in Paris and is one of the best-known and best loved composers of the Romantic period. Chopin’s entire musical output was devoted to his favorite instrument the piano with over 200 solo compositions.

Frederic Chopin was born in Poland but lived most of his life in Paris and is one of the best-known and best loved composers of the Romantic period. Chopin’s entire musical output was devoted to his favorite instrument the piano with over 200 solo composi

Felix Mendelssohn (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847)  German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.     Die Heimkehr aus der Fremde (German, Return of the stranger), known in English as Son and Stranger or Return of the Roamer, is a one-act Singspiel written by Mendelssohn in 1829 to a German libretto by the composer’s friend Karl Klingemann, a poet who would later provide the text for the oratorio Elijah.

Felix Mendelssohn (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847) German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period. Die Heimkehr aus der Fremde (German, Return of the stranger), known in English as Son and Stranger or Return of the Roamer, is a one-act Singspiel written by Mendelssohn in 1829 to a German libretto by the composer’s friend Karl Klingemann, a poet who would later provide the text for the oratorio Elijah.

Jacques Offenbach was a German-born French composer, cellist and impresario of the romantic period. He is remembered for his nearly 100 operettas of the 1850s–1870s and his uncompleted opera The Tales of Hoffmann. He was a powerful influence on later composers of the operetta genre, particularly Johann Strauss, Jr. and Arthur Sullivan.

Jacques Offenbach was a German-born French composer, he wrote a great many operettas and one terrific opera: les Contes d'Hoffmann!

Jean Sibelius; 8 December 1865 – 20 September 1957) was a Finnish composer of the later Romantic period whose music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity. His mastery of the orchestra has been described as "prodigious."

Sibelius, Jean December 1865 – 20 September was a Finnish composer whose music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity. Why not listen to "Finlandia", "the "Karelia Suite" and The "Swan of Tuonela" to start with.

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847), was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period. He wrote symphonies, concerti, oratorios, piano music and chamber music. His best-known works include his Overture and incidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Italian Symphony, the Scottish Symphony, the overture The Hebrides, his mature Violin Concerto, and his String Octet. He is among the most popular composers of the Romantic era.

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.

Jean Sibelius | Composer of the later Romantic period. His music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity. His mastery of the orchestra has been described as "prodigious" | Finland | 1865 - 1957

Jean Sibelius - Finnish composer of the late Romantic period. His music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity. Photo by Yousuf Karsh, 1945

Meet the 25 Best Romantic Period Composers

Meet the 19 Best Romantic Period Composers

The world of classical music changed during an 80 year period as composers broke the 'rules'. Discover the great composers of the romantic period.

The German composer, pianist, and conductor Johannes Brahms was one of the most significant composers of the 19th C. His works combine the  Romantic period with classical influences. Brahams composed early in life but he gained attention when he went on concert tour as accompanist to violinist Eduard Reményi. Alongside Anton Bruckner, Brahms was perhaps the major practitioner of the symphony during the latter half of the 19th C.; his works paved the way for others such as Mahler and…

One of the Greatest of All Classical Music Composers, Johannes Brahms

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy  [1809-1847], born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.

Chopin took the scherzo out of its typical place in a multi-movement work and gave it a life of its own. His Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor is no joke.

Frédéric François Chopin was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist. He is considered one of the great masters of Romantic music and has been called "the poet of the piano".

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