Writing Assignment: The Romantic Spirit
Define, compare and contrast Program and Absolute music. Use examples from the text and the listening. Which do you prefer and why. Which do you think most of the listening public prefers and why. Which type, Program or Absolute, is most of our popular music.
Name and describe one “Classical” piece of each type.
Name and describe one “Popular” piece of each type.
Write a short review of “The Moldau” by Smetna