Romantic Opera





Romantic Opera


A symphonic poem also referred to as Tone poem is a musical masterpiece that is enthused by deas beyond the premise of music which is alluded by the title. The symphonic poem that is defined by a single movement is an evolution from concert-overture, an overture that has no connection to an opera and a play but still remains to suggest the natural sequence of events.

Composers created music with the intention of promoting nationalism or help influence patriotic sentiments. Music created as romantic opera reflected a period of political turbulence in the Western world. Romantic opera was made for revolutionaries as they pursued a certain idea of liberation. In, 1848 a German composer received a music composition as a present in his 38th birthday. He hard created a poem about moving forward on the basis the slogan of vorwart’s a popular political mantra them. The present presented by his wife contained music and was generally a remake of one of his poems. The use of music, however emotionally charged and created an obvious image battling cry with Germany or instance calling for the Unity of East and West Germany.

Pyotr Ilyich Tcahikovksy is Russia’s most influential composer in its history. The general public is drawn to Tchaikovky’s music because of its tuneful characteristic, extraordinary harmonies, melodies with an open mind, and interesting picturesque instrumentation. Pyotr has gone on to write 7 symphonies, done three ballets, 11 operas, points among other notable works (Poznansky).


Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky is one of the greatest composers of a song inspired by this tragedy. Although his work in Romeo and Juliet can be considered a tone poem, Tchaikovsky named it an overture-fantasy. After listening to the performance of the Maestro Valery Gergiev at the London Symphony Orchestra, questions arise on how not whether the music capture the deep emotions that define the story. Taking a closer listen to the opening, the character of noble Friar Laurence is made in the state Russian orthodox chorale at the beginning. Can one hear whether there is foreboding in this opening music? The passages that follow are aggressive, and one can hear Tchaikovsky pit the woodwind against the things as they exchange back and forth. At around (6:30) mark, a sword fight can be depicted by the cymbal crashes.

The piece makes the listener aware of Tchaikovsky strong ability in building and sustaining great eagerness. At the 7:01 make, the listeners are prepared to expect a resolution which does not come immediately, and the audience is made to wait. When the music goes into the conversant “love theme”, as the audience goes in D-major, which is miles better than whatever you did.

As the chorale theme opens at (11:17), in the horns (which after a moment followed by) at the onset of the development section. An increase in tension is also noticed at around 14:12 when Maestro Valery Gergiev reaches the unrelenting, tone that is held by a sustained pedal. If close attention is paid, the tension can be felt. The closing passage definitely serves its purpose by capturing the quintessence of the drama.

Classical Music in Cartoons

Composer Antonin Dvorak creates a type of orchestra that is that appeals to the “New World”. The composition termed Symphony No.9, contained the reflections of the composer on the American setting. In his written Dvorak shows that respect of the spirits of Africa n Americans and was a particularly comfortable round which plantation songs. The composer also advises others to take a moment and listen to these African American plantation songs because they were filled by inspiration.

A lot of classic cartoons excellently incorporates the use of original compositions and applies classical music to significant influence (Vincent). Classical music has cemented a place in the cartoon globe, from bugs Bunny and Tom and Jerry. Silly symphonies is about the lore of ancient fable and does not compare to the jolly and kind of jazz. Silly symphonies lay across a wild, frictional sea, across the path from the extended hair of symphony (Walt Disney Animation Studios). Although there is the presence of silly, Snakesperian sequels are marely available. The story focus on star-crossed lovers with the string will stand by each other in the face of adversity, although true love turns discord to harmony. Classical music in cartoons is the writers favourable subject.

Cartoons brought people to music. One example of a cartoon that failed to so is Fantasia. The creators of Fantsais were ready for an “evolving cinemato-graphico-music show (Youtube movies). The creation of Fantasia manifested the shift from the rules that govern the combination of drawings and humorous music to send messages to entertain simply. Fantasia brings the role of classical music in cartoons after its destabilization by rock and roll since the 1960s. In 2000 Fantasia, a lot of points can be seen that mark the difference. Although the same format of music is used in 2000 as it was in 1940, the 2000 version puts a deeper concentration on colour and image (The Disney Animation Movies). The pace of the film is maintained by humour more in the new version like it was in the old one. The film has poetic depictions and dotted with entertaining passages high in the narrative.

Works Cited

The Disney Animation Movies. “Fantasia 2000 – Original Theatrical Trailer.” 10 June 2016,

Poznansky, A. “Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.” 7 Nov. 2019,

Vincent, M. “LISZTS | The Ten Best Classical Music Cartoons.” 1 May 2018,

Walt Disney Animation Studios. “Silly Symphonies – Music Land.” 15 Oct. 2015,

Youtube movies. “Fantasia (1940) – Trailer.” June 2016,