Tag Archives: Romantic Music

Gustav Mahler Quotes

Gustav Mahler was a Bohemian-born Austrian composer and conductor noted for his 10 symphonies and various songs with orchestra. His work is characterized as part of the Romanticism movement. Advertisements

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Quotes about Johannes Brahms

“I played over the music of that scoundrel Brahms. What a giftless bastard! It annoys me that this self-inflated mediocrity is hailed as a genius.”

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Gabriel Fauré Quotes

Gabriel Fauré is widely considered one of France’s greatest composers, whose refined and gentle music influenced the course of modern French music. He served as president of the Paris Conservatory from 1905 to 1920.

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Franz Schubert Quotes

Franz Schubert was an Austrian romantic composer noted for the melody and harmony in his songs and chamber music.

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Gustav Mahler’s 7 Best Quotes About Composing Music

“I don’t choose what I compose. It chooses me.” – Gustav Mahler

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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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