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DescriptionPeriodMajor Composers
Roughly 1875-1925/focused on suggestion and atmosphere, 'conveying the moods and emotions aroused by the subject rather than a detailed tone‐picture'Debussy/Ravel
Roughly 1600-1750/name from Portuguese for 'misshapen pearl'/established opera, cantata, oratorio, concerto, & sonata/creation of tonality/use of harpsichord as main keyboardBach/Purcell/Vivaldi/Handel/Monteverdi/Scarlatti/Lully/Pachelbel
Roughly 6th-15th century/mostly vocal music/some use of instruments including recorder, trumpet, bagpipes, shawmGuido d’Arezzo/Hildegard of Bingen/Guillaume de Machaut
Roughly 1750-1830/piano replaced harpsichord/increasing importance of instrumental music/less complex & lighter style (style galant) than BaroqueMozart/Haydn/Beethoven/Schubert/Salieri
Roughly 1830-1900/reaction to rationalism/music w/focus on nature, the mystical, legends, chivalry, or nationalism evoking strong emotional response from hearersWagner/Tchaikovsky/Brahms/Verdi/Beethoven/Sibelius/Chopin/Smetana/Elgar/Paganini/Weber/Rossini/Schubert
Roughly 15th-16th century/Latin Mass for Catholic Church, secular madrigals, large choral peices/improved instrumentsJosquin des Prez/Andrea and Giovanni Gabrieli/Allegri/Palestrina

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