Composers, such as Franz Liszt and Johannes Brahms used the piano to play loud, dramatic, strongly emotional music. In western music, the classical period means music from about 1750 to 1825. It was the time of composers like Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven.
Orchestras turned bigger, and composers usually wrote longer pieces of music referred to as symphonies that had several sections (called movements). Some movements of a symphony have been loud and fast; different movements have been quiet and sad.
Renaissance music (c. 1400 to 1600) was extra centered on secular (non-religious) themes, such as courtly love. Around 1450, the printing press was invented, which made printed sheet music much cheaper and easier to mass-produce (previous to the invention of the printing press, all notated music was hand-copied). The elevated availability of sheet music helped to unfold musical types extra rapidly and throughout a larger … Read More