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ROMANTIC COMPOSERS 2
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN
1810 – 1849
 Was a Polish composer, virtuoso
pianist, and music teacher.
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Wrote only for the piano
 Most of Chopin’s major works were completed
and consisted mostly of mazurkas (1) and
nocturnes (2) .
 (1) A Polish folk dance, usually with a lively
tempo,
 (2) An ensemble piece normally played for an
evening gathering that is inspired by, or
evocative of, the night.
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WORKS
Revolutionary Étude
 Minute Waltz
 Funeral March sonata
 mazurka
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FELIX MENDELSSOHN
1809 –1847
 German composer
 child prodigy
 A prolific composer as a child, wrote his first
published work, a piano quartet, by the time he
was thirteen.
 Mendelssohn's personal life was fairly
conventional compared to many composers of
note. He was happily married and had four
children.
 He performed as a pianist, organist and
conductor in Germany as well as in England
where his music was especially popular.
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In 1842, Mendelssohn wrote incidental music (1)
for the Shakespeare play, A Midsummer Night's
Dream, including the famous Wedding March
that is played as the recessional at many
weddings.
(1) music in a play, television program, radio
program, video game, film or some other form not
primarily musical (background music)
WORKS
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, op. 25
 The Hebrides aka Fingal's Cave
 Violin Concerto in E Minor, op. 64
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WILHELM RICHARD WAGNER
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1813 –1883