A large orchestral piece in several movements
German late-baroque composer. Old-fashioned. Listen for linear counterpoint.
German/English late-baroque composer. More cosmopolitan. Combines German, Italian, French, and English musical styles.
-Now his music really breaks out of classical forms and focuses more on expression. Completely deaf at this point.
-meditative, contrapuntal (9th symphony "Ode to Joy")
Aristocratic artist, figures in stately poses, gently engaged in unimportant activities. Pastel colors. Fêtes galantes.
Mounds of pink flesh.” Sensual paintings of (mainly) nude mythological figures.
Sensual scenes, but with the clothes still on. Paintings are about (usually) illicit love.
Applies rococo principles to religious art. Famed for his ceilings and trompe l’oeil (opening up of buildings) effects.
-indifference on Mary's face
Rococo sculptor. Triumph of technique over subject. Brilliance of effect.
-sculpted net in "Deception Unmasked"
Superficiality of design. No straight lines. Ornament. Create a graceful, light, airy effect.
German architect who applied rococo principles to his buildings. No straight lines.
. Style and subjects are classical, revolutionary. Shallow space, bright colors.
Rival of Gainsborough. Liked to place his sitters in “classical” mythological settings.
Caricature quality to his paintings, which tell a moral story.
Applies gothic engineering to neoclassical-style buildings.
Brings neoclassicism to the US. Shapes the “look” of governmental buildings in DC, and elsewhere.
Dynamic canvasses with political stories. Documentary vividness.
Also looked to political events for inspiration. Colorful, exotic, dynamic. Like grand opera.
-seems like just a portion of scene (a box 'cut and pasted')
One of the more classically-inclined of the French Romantics. Subjects are often classical (or portraits). Look like low-relief sculptures.
-student of David
-distortion slightly of body
-color doesn't effect story-> line artist
-showcases poor & rich
-'nobody appreciates his art'
Known for his Paris Opera House. Designed to appeal to the wealthy middle classes. Very ornate, richly decorated.
English landscape artist. Shows the effect of weather on the landscape.
Liked to paint fogs, clouds, mists. Color is everything, very little line.
A “Luminist.” Panoramic landscapes with luminous lighting effects. Very still. Almost photo-realistic.
Came under the influence of early French Impressionism. “Suggestion rather than detail.” Favorite subjects include the ocean.
Twin preoccupations: medicine, and optical truth. Liked to paint bodies with accurate technique. Also a portrait artist.
Proto-impressionist. Gives musical titles to his rather abstract paintings.
The Right Angle
High density buildings, but realized high density doesn't work
Right angle important in free masonry
Thick painnt, bright colors, distortions (leg of chair like the billiard table), short brush strokes
-More conservative and traditional than other Romantic composers.
-Still uses romantic techniques of lyrical melodies, harmonic variety, and color.
Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904)
total art work
New way he thinks opera should be like. Unifying text, word, the whole process
An Alpine Symphony
Written for symphony orchestra
One movement, and programmatic
How to give structure to atonal music
Harmonizing with bells: you use a triad