Curious about the history of classical piano music? Take a journey through history and learn about the four distinct musical periods in this lesson from Brooklyn, NY music teacher Julie P. Musical styles are always shifting and developing.
Frederic Chopin was born in Poland but lived most of his life in Paris and is one of the best-known and best loved composers of the Romantic period. Chopin’s entire musical output was devoted to his favorite instrument the piano with over 200 solo composi
Did Beethoven have Paget's ? Ludwig van Beethoven - German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers.
Felix Mendelssohn and his sister Fanny were child prodigies, performing and composing music from a very young age. Mendelssohn was inspired by literature (A Midsummer Night's Dream) and the places he visited (Fingal's Cave). In addition to his
Composer Claude Debussy Achille-Claude Debussy was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music, though he himself intensely disliked the term when applied to his compositions.