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Transitional Composers
A look at Mozart's romantic innovativeness with musical forms.
# 127034 | 750 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Music Studies (Classical and Baroque) , Music Studies (Composers)

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The paper offers a brief discussion on Mozart as a transitional character in the history of music.

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"Working against strict and rigid eighteenth century rational principles, romantic composers in the nineteenth century came up with an alternative philosophy for making music. Mozart's romantic innovativeness with musical forms delineates him from earlier Age of Reason composers because of his intention to dislodge these fundamental historical issues in music, to whom does the artist appeal to for inspiration, and who is the audience. This essay takes up the issues of that transformation by looking at the relationship between two composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri..."

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