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Romantic music is a term describing a style of Western classical music that began in the early 19th century; “romantic” is an adjective often used to describe music related to romance and love.
Romantic music as a movement evolved from the formats, genres and musical ideas established in earlier periods, such as the classical period, and went further in the name of expression and syncretism of different art-forms with music. Romanticism does not necessarily refer to romantic love, though that theme was prevalent in many works composed during this time period, both in literature, painting, or music. Romanticism followed a path that led to the expansion of formal structures for a composition set down or at least created in their general outlines in earlier periods, and the end-result is that the pieces are “understood” to be more passionate and expressive, both by 19th century and today’s audiences. Because of the expansion of form (those elements pertaining to form, key, instrumentation and the like) within a typical composition, and the growing idiosyncrasies and expressiveness of the new composers from the new century, it thus became easier to identify an artist based on his work or style.
Romantic music attempted to increase emotional expression and power to describe deeper truths or human feelings, while preserving but in many cases extending the formal structures from the classical period, in others, creating new forms that were deemed better suited to the new subject matter.

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Saturday 4 April 2015
Michael Bolton
Michael BoltonConcert
The Paramount Theater
Huntington, New York, United States
40.869684 -73.426032

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Friday 1 May 2015
JMSNConcert The Demo
St Louis, United States
38.627557 -90.252001

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Saturday 16 May 2015
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Kenwood Symphony OrchestraConcert
Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church
Minneapolis, MN, United States

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Monday 18 May 2015
Jessie J
Luke JamesConcert
Club Nokia
Los Angeles, United States
34.042579 -118.267565
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  • P-Werchowenskij

    If it was about academics, this tag would be called romanticism

    August 2014
  • Tuberkulloosi

    "Céline Dion". Lol'd. Some people should just quit breathing.

    April 2014
  • fernandodavid1

    taylor swift? fuck u

    February 2014
  • hauzzer

    Only classical music from 1820-1910 should be tagged as "romantic". Everyone else fuck off, please. [∞]

    January 2014
  • ProbioticSound

    oh yah

    September 2013
  • craigferg

    its not about academics, its about great art

    July 2013
  • mota_boy_punky

    Frédéric Chopin alongside Julio Iglesias. Priceless!

    July 2013
  • slofox78

    fuck off all academics ... long live creative indie music n tag !!!

    June 2013
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