Episode 18: Romantic Period

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The Transformative Power of Classical–a TED talk by Ben Zander featuring music of Chopin.


Ludwig von Beethoven (1770 – 1827)

Known as a Classical style composer, Beethoven led the way to the Romantic style of music.


Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828)

About Franz Schubert podcast

Composition: Ave Maria

Artist: Luciano Pavarotti


Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897)

About Brahms Podcast

Composition: Hungarian Dance No 5

Artist: Polish Youth Symphony Orchestra

Composition: Lullaby

Artist: David Motola


Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847)

About Mendelssohn Podcast

Composition: Rondo Capriccioso

Artist: Tiffany Poon

Composition: Scherzo

Artists: Unknown dance troupe


Fanny Mendelssohn (1804 – 1847)

About Women Composers Podcast

Composition: Song Without Words

Artist: Elzbieta Sternlicht


Frederic Chopin (1810 -1849)

About Chopin Podcast

Composition: Revolutionary Etude

Artist: Cameron Carpenter

Composition: Polonaise in Ab, Op 53

Artist: Lang Lang

Composition: Prelude, Op. 28, No. 20

Artist: The Piano Guys


Robert Schumann (1810- 1856)

About Robert Schumann Podcast

Composition: The Smuggler

Artist: Yuja Wang


Franz Liszt (1811 – 1886)

About Liszt Podcast

Composition: La Campanella

Artist: Valentina Lisitsa

Artist: Acai


Amy Beach (1867-1944)

About Women Composers Podcast

Composition: Romance for Double Bass and Piano

Artists: Alexander Verster, Double Bass John Reddihough, Piano


Piotor Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893)

About Tchaikovsky Podcast

Composition: Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 23

Artists: Ann Fedarova with the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie led by Yves Abel in Amsterdam.

Composition: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies

Artists: Cyrus “Glitch” Spencer, JR Tight Eyex, James Derrick, and the California Philharmonic.


Clara Schumann

Artist:

Composition: Scherzo No 1 in Dm


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Quizlet Cards for Tchaikovsky and the Schumanns