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  • The Classical Period Of The Baroque Era

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    The Classical time period, which spanned a length of seventy years, from 1750 to 1820, was very different in nature from its predecessor, the Baroque time period. The Baroque era featured works that were ornamentally elaborate, where the artists and composers centered their works on a big, bold style that was dramatic in its composition. Artists and composers transferred strong feelings of tension and emotion into their works and it was common for there to be some type of action or movement happening

  • The Between Classical And Classical Period And Hellenistic Period Essay

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    As the Hellenistic society shifted away from the Classical ideals of perfectionism and idolization of the elites and gods in sculpture, artists began to be fixated on illustrating imperfection of a variety of individuals faced with ruthless authenticity of their emotional struggles. Whereas, Classical architecture focused on dedicating massive structures to the gods to emphasize their divinity, but Hellenistic architecture used advanced technology to exemplify Alexander the Great’s magnificence.

  • Classical Japan: The The Heian Period

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    Heian Period? What’s a Heian Period? I’m glad that question ran through you head. Its considered to be the great golden age of Japan. It was a time of great beauty and physical labor. Many things were accomplished from the beginning to the end. And those accomplishments turn to great legacies. Because of these special attributes of the Heian Period, it became the golden age. The Heian Period, also known as 平安時代 in kanji, is a time period in Classical Japan. To be precise, the Heian Period was the

  • The Characteristics Of Classism In The Classical Period

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    The Classical period, sometimes called the Hellenic period, began in the 5th and 4th centuries BC. During the Classical period, Greece succeeded its maximum level of success both culturally and economically. The ancient Greeks strode to perfect both the body and mind. Classism has caused a significant amount of changes in the art world which allowed them to express themselves through their art spiritually. Classism’s qualities still are featured throughout the artworks that are being made today.

  • Comparison Of The Classical And The 19th Century Romantic Period

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    The Classical and the 19th century Romantic Period were eras where many of the most famous composers and compositions that we know today were born. The Classical Period brought forth big name composers like Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, CP Bach, and Ludwig van Beethoven. The 19th century Romantic Period was characterized by composers like Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, and Edvard Grieg. But, what really were these artistic periods? What makes them different from each

  • The Classical Er The Baroque Period And The Baroque Era

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    When the Baroque era ended around 1750, we were introduced to an evolved musical world: The Classical Era. Beginning in 1750, revolution severely altered the way politics and social order were handled and discussed. Twenty-five years later in fact, we entered the American Revolution, and fourteen years after that, The French Revolution began. Around that time we were also introduced to Benjamin Franklin’s electricity discoveries and Edward Jenner’s discovery of small pox vaccination that would later

  • The Classical Period Directions, Diversities And Declines By 500 C.e

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    Questions: Notes: The Classical Period Directions, Diversities and Declines by 500 C.E. Expansion and Integration • Expansion and Integration -Integration includes a mixture of central political values, and institution, common cultures and social values and commercial links -550-400 B.C.E- seminal thinkers rose- Confucius, Buddha, Lao-zi and Socrates Reasons for Unification • Reasons for Unification -China: centralization -India: caste

  • Classical Greek And Classical Period

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    The arts of the Classical Greek period have had a considerable influence on the culture throughout time and in different countries all over the world. During this time there were three periods; The Archaic period, the Classical period and the Hellenistic period. The Archaic period was in 650BC – 480BC, this period followed the Greek dark ages and it was the first time where Greek Classic Philosophy, Political theory especially the beginning of democracy and the beginning of what would be Greeks famous

  • The Classical Period Of Music

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    The Classical period of music has also been called the “Rococo” period. The Classical time period was between the 18th and 19th centuries. Spanning the years of 1750-1820. The transition from the Baroque period to the Classical took the music from polyphonic to homophonic where even though it seems like that would make the music less complex we look at a whole different type of complexity. The music typically contained two different melodies and a contrast in sections. This made the chords in the

  • The Classical And Hellenistic Period

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    and attention to detail. Two of the most prominent eras in Greek sculpture are the Classical and Hellenistic periods. The Classical period took place from 500-323 BC. It is the period between Persian wars and ends with the death of Alexander the Great (History). Classical sculptures are known for being less detailed more stagnant. The Hellenistic period begins when the Classical period ends, in 323 BC. This period ends in 31 BC “with the conquest of the last Hellenistic kingdom by Rome” (Simonin)