Unit Three: 18th  Century -- Classical Period

Important Composers of the era:

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-87) 

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)  

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)  

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)  

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) 

Johann Joachim Quantz (1697-1773)

Musical Examples: (excerpts)

Beethoven 5th Symphony

Beethoven 9th Symphony         

Beethoven Emperor Concerto                                                                                  

Beethoven String Quartet                                                                                          

Haydn Trumpet Concerto                                      

Mozart Piano Concerto 21                                                                                        

Mozart O lsis                                                                                                             

Mozart Symphony 40                                                                                                

 

Entire Selections: (many more to be added)

 Beethoven 6th Symphony 1st Movement                                                                 

Beethoven 9th Symphony 4th Movement