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  1. Schubert as a "Great" Symphonist

    Quote Originally Posted by peeyaj View Post
    Reading thru the thread of "Greatest Symphonists", I was struck by the outright dismissal of TC's members on Schubert's importance and contributions to the symphonic literature. Perhaps it is the prevailing thought that Schubert, as the greatest of songwriters, struggles in large instrumental forces, and cannot equal with Beethoven in that genre.

    But, scholars and critics dismissed this ephemeral claim.Yes, Schubert created six symphonies on the style of Haydn and Mozart,
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    Classical Music , Composers
  2. The Greatest String Quartets in Classical Music

    A string quartet is a musical ensemble of four string players usually two violin players, a violist and a cellist or a piece written to be performed by such a group. The string quartet is one of the most prominent chamber ensembles in classical music. The string quartet is widely seen as one of the most important forms in chamber music, with most major composers, from the late 18th century onwards, writing string quartets.

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    Classical Music
  3. Johannes Brahms and Richard Dawkins on Franz Schubert (quotes)



    Here is the composer, Johannes Brahms regarding Schubert, the composer, I love most..



    Brahms



    My love for Schubert is a very serious one, probably just because it is not a fleeting fancy. Where is genius like his, which soars aloft so boldly ...

    Updated May-28-2011 at 07:49 by peeyaj

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    Classical Music , Composers
  4. The Greatest Composers of the Romantic Era of Music (Part 2)

    The Greatest Composers of the Romantic Era of Music (Part 2)

    Note: In order a composer must appear in the list, his name should be included in this Wikipedia article.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Romantic_composers




    Note: In order a composer must appear in the list, his name should be included in this Wikipedia article.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Romantic_composers ...
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    Classical Music , Composers
  5. The Greatest Composers of the Romantic Era of Music (Part 1)



    Romantic music or music in the Romantic Period is a musicological and artistic term referring to a particular period, theory, compositional practice, and canon in Western music history, from about 1800 to 1910.

    Romantic music as a movement evolved from the formats, genres and musical ideas established in earlier periods, such as the classical period, and went further in the name of expression and syncretism of different ...
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