Literature's Influence On The Romantic Era In Music

Literature's Influence On The Romantic Era In Music

12:54pm Nov 16, 2017
Johannes Brahms, ca. 1870 -- Credit: Public Domain (http://bit.ly/2zOPnaO)

The Romantic Era in music--basically the 19th century--was much more deeply influenced and inspired by literature than love. Peter explores the ways in which Romantic composers like Mendelssohn, Brahms and Schumann told stories through sound, pushing performers to their technical limits to reveal the deep emotional content within musical romanticism.