Unit Four: 19th  Century -- Romantic

Important Composers of the era:

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)  

Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826) 

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)  

Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868) 

Hector Berlioz (1803-69)  

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47) 

Frédéric Chopin (1810-49)  

Robert Schumann (1810-56)  

Franz Liszt (1811-86)  

Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)

Richard Wagner (1813-83)  

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) 

César Franck (1822-90)  

Bedrich Smetana (1824-84)  

Anton Bruckner (1824-96) 

Johann Strauss II (1825-99) 

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) 

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847)

Clara Schumann (1819-1896) 

Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

Musical Examples: (excerpts)

Beethoven 5th Symphony

Beethoven 9th Symphony         

Beethoven Emperor Concerto                                                                                  

Beethoven String Quartet          

Bizet Carmen Habinera                                                                                             

Chopin Impromptu                                                                                                     

Chopin Prelude                                                                                                          

Grieg Piano Concerto      

Mendelssohn ltalian Sypmhony          

Rossini Barber of Seville                                                                                           

Verdi Requiem Dies Irea                                                                                           

Verdi Rigoletto La Donna e Mobile                                                                            

Wagner Meistersinger Overture                                                                                

Entire Selections:

Schubert: Ave Maria Dana and Sue Talley

Beethoven: - Waldstein by Sue Talley

Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 110 by Sue Talley

Beethoven: Appassionata by Sue Talley

Beethoven :Emperor Concerto with Fresno Symphony by Sue Talley

Beethoven String Quartet Op. 131

Beethoven Symphonty #1  Andante   Menuetto   Finale

Beethoven 6th Symphony 1st Movement                                                                 

Beethoven 9th Symphony 4th Movement   

Berlioz Symphony Fantastique  Mvt 1    Mvt 2      Mvt 3     Mvt 4       Mvt 5

Mendelssohn Italian Symphony  MVT 1     MVT 2     Mvt 3     Mvt 4 Presto

Mendelssohn Mid-summer Night's Dream  Overture  Intermezzo   Notturno   Scherzo  Wedding March

Franz Schubert Unfinished Symphony  Mvt 1      Mvt 2

Schumann Piano Concerto