Describes the history of classical music in Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Early Romantic, Romantic, and post 'Great War' time periods. Talks about a wide variety of classical composers in all of these time periods, as well as depicting a short biography on a few of the popular composers; Mozart, Beethoven, Verdi, etc
Great Composers (Informational PowerPoints on Famous Composers)
This composer product contains 118 pages of information on 23 different music composers from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Impressionist periods. It also contains information on 3 composers from the United States! Simply display the PowerPoint for your students, and start reading!
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. Several of Chopin’s pieces have become very well known such as Revolutionary Étude and the Minute Waltz. Present-day evaluation places him among the immortals of music.
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.
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.