Use these Music History videos entitled The Romantic Period to The Contemporary to study the evolution of Western classical music from Beethoven to Copland, and study polyphony, dissonance, and tonality.
Use our 4 online educational videos to survey the history of Western classical music, from Beethoven's Eroica to Copland's Rodeo. Understand polyphony, dissonance, and tonality. Learn how the emotional quality of Beethoven's works impacted the symphonic form. Explore Wagner's contributions to opera, Stravinsky's focus on rhythm, and Copland's synthesis of jazz and classical elements.