--- a. Romantic composers did not allow form or genre to restrain spontaneous creativity.
b. Romantic composers fought to maintain all of the forms and genres of the Classical era.
c. Romantic composers adhered strictly to genre but escaped the restraints of Classical forms.
d. Romantic composers adhered strictly to Classical forms but escaped the restraints of strict genres.
e. Romantic composers such as Wagner refused to join the revolutionaries.
Know some characteristics of Romantic music.
- orchestra expanded
- emotion in harmony
- chromaticism for individual expression
A group of songs with a common poetic theme or story.
Define idée fixe. Then name a nineteenth-century work containing an idée fixe and describe the idée fixe in this work.