Thank you everyone for a great year!
Here are some samples from Italian, German and "Slavic" Romanticism. As a wrap-up homework, I'd suggest choosing one of these pieces and comparing it to, say, Night on Bald Mountain as a Russian example. What is similar and different?
Remember over the summer to take advantage of the listening lists posted here!
From the Barber of Seville by Rossini
- Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody #2 (and in the famous Bugs Bunny cartoon:)
- Dvorak's "New World" Symphony - Finale
The Continuation of German Romanticism after Beethoven:
- Schubert's Unfinished Symphony