Tag Archives: Romantic Music

Camille Saint-Saëns Quotes

Camille Saint-Saëns was a composer, pianist, and french organist of the nineteenth century, he was considered the “French Beethoven” in his lifetime. His best-known works include  the Second Piano Concerto (1868), Danse macabre (1874), the opera Samson and Delilah (1877), … Continue reading

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Manuel de Falla Quotes

Manuel de Falla was the most distinguished Spanish composer of the early 20th century. Fusing the rhythms and melodic traits of Spanish folk music with a modern palette of harmonies and instrumentation, he created music with the sophistication of Debussy, … Continue reading

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Hector Berlioz Quotes

Hector Berlioz (1803 – 1869) was a French composer, conductor, and music critic. He influenced a generation of composers to adopt a musical style called Romanticism.

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Felix Mendelssohn Quotes

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (February 3, 1809 – November 4, 1847) was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period. “Ever since I began to compose, I have remained true to my starting principle: not … Continue reading

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