Romantic Lieder

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Where does the word 'Lieder' come from?
The name ‘Lieder’ derives from a German word ‘Lied’ meaning “song”, but the word is used to describe Romantic music songs also known as art songs.
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What is Romantic Lieder?
This style of music is specific to the Romantic era. They are composed to German poetry. It is for a single voice and piano, and it usually tells a story. In Lieder, the piano and vocal line have equal roles, so then piano also tells the story.
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Why did Lieder become popular?
Interaction between the literature and music of the time, the expressive and intimate nature, and because of the growth of the middle class- owning a piano- it became a pastime and was performed in households as well as concert halls.
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Name the two main composers of Lieder:
Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann
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What are the two types of Lieder?
Strophic: this is where there is the same music for each verse (or stanza of the poem. Through Composed: this is where there is different music for each verse.
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Give the Key points about Lieder:
-Song for voice and piano -Only from the Romantic era -German: using German poetry -Piano and vocals have equal roles - Often performed in homes as well as concert halls -Strophic and Through- Composed -Two main composers: Schubert and Schumann
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