Ballet-a classical dance form demanding grace and precision and employingformalized steps and gestures set in intricate, flowing patterns to create expression through movement.
Music drama- an opera having more or less continuous musical and dramatic activitywithout arias, recitatives, or ensembles.
German Requiem-A German Requiem, To Words of the Holy Scriptures, Op. 45 (German: Ein deutsches Requiem, nach Worten der heiligen Schrift) by Johannes Brahms, is a large-scale work for chorus, orchestra, and a soprano and a baritone soloist, composed between 1865 and 1868. It comprises seven movements, which together last 65 to 80 minutes
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- Russian composer whose works included symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, chamber music, and a choral setting of the Russian Orthodox Divine Liturgy.
- Roland John Wiley. "Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il′yich." Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. Web. 27 Apr. 2015.
Giuseppe Verdi was an Italian Romantic composer primarily known for his operas.
Giacomo Puccini 22 December 1858 – 29 November 1924) was an Italian composer whose operas are among the important operas played as standards.[n 1]
Richard Wagner 22 May 1813 – 13 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is primarily known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").
Unlike most opera composers, Wagner wrote both the libretto and the music for each of his stage works Johannes Brahms
7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist. Born in Hamburg into aLutheran family, Brahms spent much of his professional life in Vienna, Austria.
September 8, 1841 – May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer. Following the nationalist example of Bedřich Smetana, Dvořák frequently employed aspects, specifically rhythms, of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia
Klaus Döge. "Dvořák, Antonín." Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press.Web. 27 Apr. 2015.