Transition from Classical to Romantic music

The transition from the classical period of European Art music, which lasted around 1750 to 1820, to Romantic music, which lasted around 1815 to 1910, took place in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.[not verified in body] Composers began transitioning their compositional and melodic techniques into a new musical form which became known as the Romantic Era or Romanticism[not verified in body] due to the implementation of lyrical melodies as opposed to the linear compositional style of Classical music.[not verified in body]

Ludwig van Beethoven, by Joseph Karl Stieler, 1820

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