15 Greatest Composer Of All Time
Franz Joseph Haydn (31 March or 1 April 1732 - May 31, 1809) was one of the most influential composers of the Classical Period, dubbed "Father of Symphony" or "Father of Stringed Quartet." Haydn spent most of his career as a musician for Eszterházy family in hard to reach their residence in Austria. Isolated from other composers, composers and music trends to date towards the end of his life, he was forced to, use the phrase, "be original".
Joseph Haydn was the brother of Michael Haydn, a famous composer, and Johann Evangelist Haydn, a tenor singer.
14. George Frederick Handel
George Frideric Handel (February 23, 1685 - 14 April 1759) was a German-British Baroque composer, known for his operas, Oratorio, and the concert Grossi. His life and music might just be described as "cosmopolitan": he was born in Germany, trained in Italy, and spent most of his life in England. Born in Halle in the Duchy of Magdeburg, he settled in England in 1712, became the subject of naturalization crown of England on February 20, 1727. His works include Messiah, Water Music, and Music for the Royal Fireworks. Highly influenced by the techniques of great composers of Italian Baroque era, as well as British composer Henry Purcell, Handel's music became popular with many composers, including Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven.
13. Sergei Rachmaninov
Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (1 April 1873 (KG) or March 20, 1873 (KJ) - March 28, 1943) was a composer, pianist and conductor Russia.
Rachmaninoff is considered as one of the most bepengaruh pianist in the 20th century. He has the technical capability and legendary rhythmic impetus. His big hands capable of covering the interval of the 13 in the keys of the piano (her hands reach approximately 12 inches or 30.5 cm. Span hand roughly commensurate with her height, which is 1.98 meters. He was also able to play compositions complex after hearing all. Many of Rachmaninoff performing his own recordings made with the record label Victor Talking Machine Company, as well as works from the standard repertoire.
12 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (May 7, 1840 [KJ: 25 April] - 6 November 1893 [OS October 25]), was a Russian composer of the Romantic era. Tchaikovsky wrote the music in various genres, including symphony, opera, ballet, instrumental, chamber and songs. He wrote some of the most popular and theater music concerts in the classical repertoire today, including the ballet Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutkracker, the 1812 Overture, his First Piano Concerto, seven symphonies, and opera Eugene Onegin.
11. Gustav Mahler
Gustav Mahler (July 7, 1860 - May 18, 1911) was an Austrian composer. He became famous when he led as conductor at the opera house. He is a career as a conductor since 1881. In 1901 he moved into a new villa on Lake Majernigg, Carinthia. He died in 1911.
10. Giuseppe Verdi
Fortunino Giuseppe Francesco Verdi (Le Roncole, October 10, 1813 - Milan, January 27, 1901) is an Italian composer, especially opera. He is a member of the most influential in the School of Italian Opera in the 19th century.
His works are frequently performed in opera houses around the world and, transcending boundaries of genre, some of his themes have long rooted in popular culture - such as "La donna è mobile" from Rigoletto, "Va, Pensiero" (Chorus of Hebrew Slaves ) from Nabucco, "Libiamo ne 'lieti calici" (The Drinking Song) from La Traviata and Triumphal March from Aida. Although his work is sometimes criticized for using a generally diatonic rather than musical idiom of color and have a tendency to melodrama, Verdi's masterworks dominate the standard repertoire a century and a half after fabricated.
9. Johannes Brahms
Johannes Brahms (born in Hamburg, May 7, 1833 - died in Vienna, 3 April 1897 at age 63 years) was a composer and pianist from Germany, one of the major musicians of the Romantic era. Brahms was born in Hamburg, Germany, but then a lot of work in Vienna, Austria. During his lifetime, Brahms is very popular and influential in the music world.
Brahms compose music for piano, chamber music ensembles, symphony orchestras, and for the singers and chorus. As a skilled pianist, he often shows itself in the prime of his works, he also worked with the viewer-the main viewer of his time, including the pianist Clara Schumann (wife of composer Robert Schumann). Many of his works are part of the standard repertoire of classical concerts to date. One of his most famous work is the Wiegenlied, Op. 49 No. 4 ("Song Nina Bobo", in English known as Brahms' Lullaby).
8. Franz Liszt
Franz Liszt (October 22, 1811 - July 31, 1886) was a Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist and teacher.
Liszt became famous throughout Europe during the 19th century to expertise as a player. He said by his contemporaries have mastered the technical pianists of his age and perhaps the greatest pianist of all time. He is also an important and influential composer, a renowned piano teacher, a conductor who contributed significantly to the modern development of art, and generous to the composer and the other players, especially Richard Wagner, Hector Berlioz, Camille Saint-Saens, Edvard Grieg and Alexander Borodin .
7. Frédéric Chopin
Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin was born in Zelazowa Wola, near Warsaw, Poland March 1, 1810. His father, Nicolas Chopin was one of Marainville, France. While her mother, Tekla Justyna Kryzanowka-are the Poles. To avoid the mandatory army, in 1787 Nicolas Chopin left France and settled in Poland. Chopin was born shortly after his parents moved to Poland. Chopin thinking about natural talent in playing the piano, this is seen in-imporivasinya improvisation for piano. He still was seven years old when one of her polonaise published (Mc Neill, 1998) however, other sources say that the first works Forthcoming is a Rondo (Op. 1) by the time he was fifteen. At age eight, he appeared in public playing piano concerto Gywortez property. Chopin received his first musical education by pianist Bohemian Adalbert Żiwny.
6. Robert Schumann
Robert Schumann (Zwickau, June 8, 1810-Bonn, July 29, 1856) was a German composer and pianist. He is regarded as one of the composer's most important European Romantic music, as well as a famous music critic in history. A scholar and is esthete, the music describes the nature of romanticism that is very personal. Introspective and often acting, musical works is the first attempt to break away from the tradition of classical forms and structure which he thought too restrictive.
5. Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert (31 January 1797-19 November 1828) is an Austrian composer.
When he was five, his father had taught him many things about music. Six years later he entered a very famous music school in Vienna. Meanwhile, Franz had started to compose musical works. The first song is produced at the age of 17 years, called Gretchen at the spinning whell. For a while he became a school teacher, but then he quit because he needed more time to write works of music. To make a living sehar-day she gave piano lessons. Sometimes he wrote eight songs per day. In fact he slept without removing his glasses so he can immediately write if he woke up in the middle of the night with the idea of a song. Before the age of 20 years, he has written six symphonies.
Overall he has produced nine symphonies. Two of them are very well known is the Symphony no. 8 in B minor (symphony No. 8 in B minor tone), known by the title Unfinished Symphony and Symphony No. 9 in C minor known by the title of Great Symphony because it is so long. The works include works by Schubert's music in various forms for orchestra with different sizes. He has written 100 songs. Among which, until now considered the most good, namely the Ave Maria, Who is Sylvia?, The Trout, and Serenade. Franz Schubert died at the age of 31 years, but he has produced nearly 1,000 works of music.
4. Richard Wagner
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 - February 13, 1883) was an influential German composer, music theorist, and writer, but is best known through the work of his operas. His music is still frequently played, the most famous is the "Ride of the Valkyries" from Die Walküre and the "Bridal Chorus" from Lohengrin. Wagner was also a highly controversial figure, because innovation and innovation plays music and also because he is a supporter of the ideas of anti-Semitism. In the history of music, he is classified as a composer of the Romantic Age.
3. Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770 in Bonn, died March 26, 1827 in Vienna) was a German composer of classical music. His work is the famous fifth and ninth symphonies, as well as piano song Für Elise. He is regarded as one of the greatest composers and is a key figure in the transitional period between the Classical Period and Romantic Period. During his youth, he is a talented pianist, popular among the important people and rich in Vienna, Austria, where he lived. However, in 1801, he started to become deaf.
Ketuliannya getting worse and in 1817 he became completely deaf. Although he no longer could play in concert, he continued to compose the music, and at this time to create some of the greatest masterpieces. He lived the rest of his life in Vienna and never married.
2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (born in Salzburg, January 27, 1756 - died in Vienna, Austria, December 5, 1791 at age 35 years) was a composer. He is regarded as one of the composers of European classical music's most important and most famous in history. His works (about 700 songs) including the spin-spin-widely recognized as the pinnacle work of symphonic music, chamber music, piano music, music opera, and choral music. Examples of his work is the opera Don Giovanni and Die Zauberflöte. Many of the works of Mozart regarded as the standard repertoire of classical and concert music recognized as masterpieces of classical antiquity. His works are sorted in the catalog Köchel-Verzeichnis.
1. Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach (born in Eisenach, Germany, March 21, 1685 - died July 28, 1750 at age 65 years) was a German composer. He composed music for musical instrument organ, harpsichord and clavichord, and also for the orchestra. His most famous is the Brandenburg concertos.
The musicologist Bach divides the whole composition in five days, each composition shows a fairly specific stylistic differences when compared to each other in construction. What makes Bach's music style is different from the others is that all the songs he made a good song Jesu Joy of Man's desiring or songs made mostly devoted to God.
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