Musicians in History – Romantic

The Romantic Era of Music

In the Romantic Era of music includes music from around 1820-1910. Music in the Romantic period became more expressive and original. Program music, music meant to represent something, became more popular. The symphony was the major form of music, but there were still large-scale operas, sonatas, concertos, shorter song pieces and more. Music was inspired by movements in other fine arts – literature, drama and visual arts. Major composers included: Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Chopin and many more! Click here to explore the Romantic Era at Classics for Kids.

Brahms | Tchaikovsky | Chopin | Verdi | Schumann | Dvořák | Rossini | Saint-Saens | Wagner | Berlioz | Liszt | Puccini | Sibelius | Debussy | Grieg | Mussorgsky | Rimsky-Korsakov | Mahler | Rachmoninov | Saint-Saens | Sibelius| Schubert | Schumann | Strauss | Tchaikovsky | Verdi | Wagner

See the video for a quick overview of the Romantic Era of Music.