Essays Tagged: "Classical Period"

Triumphs and failures of Beethoven

luential pieces of music everwritten, Ludwig van Beethoven created a bridge between the 18th-centuryclassical period and the new beginnings of Romanticism. His greatestbreakthroughs in composition cam ... st period, from 1794 to about 1800, consists of music whosemost salient features are typical of the classical era. The influence ofsuch musicians as Mozart and Haydn is evident in Beethoven's earlycha ...

(3 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Beginning with the so called "Enlightenment" this essay briefly describes the origins of criminological thought.

into the dawning of a new era enlightened by reason, logic, science, and respect for humanity. The "classical period" is very important as the period provided the first broadly understood theory of cr ... different directions hence the great diversity of 18th century thinkers.From this period arose the classical school of criminology, composed of such reformers as Marchese di Beccaria, Sir Samuel Romi ...

(3 pages) 147 0 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

About the romantic period.

d a period in with such passion was needed.Romantic art was essentially a rebelling against the neo-classical period's age of reason many artists/painters, poets, writers; composers were incredibly fe ...

(6 pages) 372 2 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Role of Women in Ancient Greek Art.

include the following:*Bronze Age (3300-1050 BCE)*Dark Age (1050-750 BCE)*Archaic Age (750-479 BCE)*Classical Age (479-336 BCE)*Hellenistic Period (336-168 BCE)Women had a different role in ancient Gr ... than they do today. It also seems likely that the role of women changed radically from ancient, pre-classical times to the more familiar classical period. For the classical period there are many sourc ...

(4 pages) 144 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Virtuosity in the Romantic Period.

borne, and with it, virtuosity.The romantic period broke away from the constraints and rules of the classical period - the ideals of balance, proportion and disciplined expression, in favour of more r ... .The tiny piano piece and the brief lyrical song were forms that had little significance during the Classical period, but took on the highest of importance to the romantics. On the other hand, the mod ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A look at plato and why he was a classical writer.

Plato in a Classical WorldIn our times, we often look back and compare the present against the past. One of the ... is philosophy. We can currently try and generalize the two types of philosophy into two categories: Classical and Romantic. Born on 428 B.C., Plato was one of the most influential Classical writers of ... .C., Plato was one of the most influential Classical writers of all time. Plato can be said to be a classical thinker in its most pure form.One of the most important questions that Plato was seeking a ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

All the main buildings in the acropolis.

Different Buildings in the AcropolisThe Erechtheum temple is from the middle classical period of Greek art and architecture, built on the Acropolis of Athens between 421 and 405 ... is the finest expression of the Ionic order, yet the building loses none of the compact severity of classical Attic architecture.The Erechtheion was built in ca. 420 B.C. in the Ionic order. It has a ...

(5 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Development of Art Throughout History

elative celestial importance. There was an obvious transition of their work from the Archaic to the Classical Period. It became more refined as time passed and this showed me an example of how slow ch ... ery. Italian art attained the High Renaissance ideal of harmony and balance within the framework of classical realism, most notably in the work of artists Leonardo DaVinci (1452-1519), Michelangelo Bu ...

(7 pages) 219 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

The Walls Came Tumbling Down in Victory: A Comparison of the Greek Parthenon and the marble statue "Nike Adjusting Her Sandal"

hena and Nike were one and the same) at the Acropolis in Athens, this work of art was forged in the Classical period around 427 B.C. Both of these works of art served as religious symbols for the Anci ... of the Parthenon, which was just about 10-20 times as large.Both of these works of art are from the Classical period of Ancient Greek art. They both show this point distinctly by very specialized feat ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Revolution of Aphrodite De Knidos(this paper is supposed to be on how the image of the naked female had shifted considerably after the creation of Aphrodite de Knidos)

ssue by making the first nude female called "Aphrodite De Knidos" at around 340 BCE during the Late Classical period. This idea turned art masterpiece, brought a whole new perspective on the role of w ... rom the covered and more conservatively posed Kore of the Archaic period. However, during the early Classical period the sensual curvature of the female figure was more noticeably visible, such as in ...

(3 pages) 80 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Beethoven and Mozart: The Greatest Musicians of Their Time

nd important musical innovators we have ever seen. His style of music helped re-shape music and the Classical period. Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1756. Mozart was a child prodigy, claiming ... t died in 1791, in Vienna at the age of just 35. Ludwig Van Beethoven came in the later part of the Classical Period and helped bridge this period with the Romantic era. Beethoven is considered by man ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Buddhist art

t its own innovation, and also presented other deities which were not known in India. In history, a classical period if Indian culture differed from that of Chinese in politics, artistic styles, relig ... le East and Mediterranean diverse cultures as India was.China was one of the first of the great classical societies, and being isolated from other cultures formed intense and distinctive Chinese i ...

(5 pages) 104 0 4.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


The Classical period is considered to be the beginning of literary theories. The main figures in this er ... lined by Aristotle, but the term Decorum is always associated with the Horace's name. Since in late classical criticism the Roman poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 B.C-8 B.C), who is known in the Engl ... cal rules of thumb"(Anonymous, Horace 2). Horace and Longinus as well were highly influenced by the classicals, they were trying to be as close to classical world as possible. While the poets and crit ...

(9 pages) 59 0 4.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Looking at the first movement of Sammartini's Symphony in F Major, No. 32. Discuss how it demonstrates the general music characteristic of a new classical style.

Most instrumental music of the Classical period pursued a three- or four-movement form with a first movement in sonata form, which ... movement in sonata form, which expands on binary form. Some general music characteristics of a new classical style that are going to be discussed in this assignment are in terms of melody, harmony an ... in this assignment are in terms of melody, harmony and also the form.Melody:The focus on melody in classical style was directed to a more linear structure, in contrast to the frequent sequential expa ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts


Philosophy of Mind in China Conceptual and Theoretical Matters Historical Developments: The Classical Period Historical Developments: Han Cosmology Historical Developments: The Buddhist Period ... evelopments: The Neo-Confucian Period Bibliography Introduction: Conceptual and Theoretical Matters Classical Chinese theory of mind is similar to Western "folk psychology" in that both mirror their r ...

(13 pages) 54 1 4.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Ancient Greek Sculpture.

The 'Golden Age' of Ancient Greece (referred to as the Classical Period) was the zenith of one of the most academic and prosperous civilisations of antiqui ... nical mastery grew out of what is known as the Archaic Period, and after reaching the climax of the Classical era greek culture disseminated during the Hellenistic Period. The Greeks perfected sculptu ... he Dynamic from Conception to Experiences in Early Art and the Characterisation of Greek Art in the Classical Era :]. This leniency allowed for ...

(11 pages) 310 1 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Examines the statue "Doryphorous" by Polykleitos and discusses how the human form has been used as a cultural symbol.

human form is used as a cultural symbol as this was the reason art was created in the Ancient Greek Classical Period; to highlight their love of the human body and its cultural importance within socie ...

(1 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


ury scholars, that viewed symptoms of decadence in everything that was chronically distant from the classical period and into the Hellenistic period and of course, the years of the Roman rule.1Roots a ... ic philosophies is objectively closer to the frame of mind of the modern thought much more than the classical realism of Plato. Historically speaking Stoicism influenced public life from the Hellenist ...

(48 pages) 194 0 4.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The history and influence of Mozart

d, a new style emerged which would introduce some of the most significant composers in history. The Classical period fell between the Baroque and the Romantic periods. Among its composers were Joseph ... most importantly Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart is unarguably the most prominent composers of the classical period. Many of Mozart's works are widely recognized as masterpieces of the classical peri ...

(3 pages) 42 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Famous Classical Composers of the Classical Era

In the 18th century, the middle class made more money. During the Classical Period, the middle class had a great influence on music. They wanted to hear concertos and ... , popular folk tunes, and dance music. Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven were all master composers of the classical music era.Born on the date of March 21st, 1685, Johann Sebastian Bach was born to an excep ... lped inspire him to create his masterpieces and become one of the most significant composers of the classical era.Mozart's father, Leopold , was known as one of the most educated musical teachers in E ...

(7 pages) 37 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers