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May 1 Handel and Haydn Society of Boston Concert Reviewed

May 1 Handel and Haydn Society of Boston Concert Reviewed | High School Music | Scoop.it
Led by violinist Aisslinn Nosky, the Handel and Haydn Society brought new life to Vivaldi and other Italian composers.
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This article reviews the 2013 concert by the Handel and Haydn Society of Boston. Please read the article and answer the following questions in the comment box:

 

1. What does the author mean when he says this performance brought 'new life' to these composers in the context of a historically informed performance? Please use examples from the text.

 

2. Please list three words or phrases that the author used to describe the performance, indicating which musical element the observation fits within.

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Music Traits of the Romantic Period

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This article explores and analyses the characteristics of the 'Romantic Era'. It includes analysis of the instrumentation, artists, literary counterparts and sources of inspiration throughout the era, as well as comparing it to other sometimes mistakenly defined eras such as 'Neo-Classicism'.

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