Category: Music AS

How is Kinderscenen 1,3 and 11 Romantic?

It is important to understand why Von Fremden Landern Und Menschen, Hasche-Mann and Furchtenmachen can be considered romantic pieces. Below are reasons why they are romantic.The Romantic Era had the development of the piano. This the sound was greater and more fuller while soft and sustaining pedals were introduced with is …

How is Harold in Italy Romantic?

It is important to understand why the piece Harold in Italy: movement III can be considered a romantic piece. Below are reasons why it can be considered romantic. You may also want to look at The Romantic Era. The music is inspired by non-musical material being a poem …

How is Trio Sonata in D Baroque?

It is important to understand why Trio Sonata in D, Op. 3, No. 2: movement IV is a baroque piece of music. Below are the reasons why this piece is baroque. You may also want to look at the article The Baroque Period. It has a polyphonic texture (as well …

The Baroque Period

The Baroque period lasted for 150 years from 1600-1750. Below is an analysis of the composers and the key features of the baroque period. Feel free to skip to the parts most relevant to you. The Composers J.S. Bach (1685-1750) was a serious composer who wrote for the …

How is Septet in E♭ Classical?

The Classical period was a relatively short period of time being from 1750-1820. There are many key features of the Classical period which are outlined in the article The Classical Music Period – Key Features. However, below are points which make clear how Septet in E flat is …

The Classical Music Period – Key Features

Ranging between 1750 -1820, the Classical period came straight after the Baroque period. It is also one of the shortest periods of music at just 70 years. There were four main composers during the Classical period being Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Bach. Below is an analysis of the …

Honey Don’t by Carl Perkins Analysis

Recorded in 1955, this single was on the B side to Blue Suede Shoes which went on to sell over a million copies and become a number 1. Honey Don’t is an example of a Rockability which is a type of Rock and Roll which elements of Blues …

Trio Sonata in D, Op. 3, No. 2: movement IV by Arcangelo Corelli Analysis

An Italian violinist and composer, Corelli published his collection of 12 trio sonatas including NAM 15 (this piece I’m analysing) in 1689. He was very much influenced by the development of instrumental music in the late baroque period of 1600-1750. Below is a complete analysis of Trio Sonata in D, Op. 3, …

Septet in E♭, Op. 20: movement I by Beethoven Analysis

Spending most of his like in Vienna, Ludwig van Beethoven wrote Septet in 1799 and was performed with great success a year later in a concert in the Court Theatre in Vienna. Written in 1799 when Beethoven was 29, this piece is part of a large scale piece …

Sing We At Pleasure by Thomas Weelkes Analysis

As one of the greatest English Madrigal composers, Weelkes published Sing We At Pleasure in 1598. It is an English madrigal which was first originated from 16th century Italy. Below is a complete analysis of Sing We At Pleasure. Feel free to skip to the parts most relevant …