The Romantic music style dated approximately 1820-1900.
Characteristics of Romantic Music Style
- Music expresses more emotion compared to that of the Classical Era
- Much larger orchestra (70 - 100) and wider variety of instruments:
- Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, (cor anglais), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, (contrabassoon), 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 *trombones (alto, tenor, bass), tuba, 4 timpani, strings.
Famous Romantic Music composers
- Franz Schubert
- Edvard Grieg
- Richard Wagner
- Pyotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
- Camille Saint-Saёns
- Guiseppe Verdi