Romanticism
Romanticism (also the Romantic era or the Romantic period) was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at it...
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Pre-Raphaelites - Slideshow
In the mist of yesterday...
William Blake Paintings
Laissez moi mourir - Dark Sanctuary William Blake was a poet, illustrator, engraver, draughtsman, writer and painter whose efforts, due to their idiosyncrati...
The Brilliant, Troubled Legacy of Richard Wagner
As the faithful flock to the Bayreuth Festival in his bicentennial year, the spellbinding German composer continues to fascinate, inspire and infuriate
Humoreske (Schumann)
Part I Einfach - Sehr rash und leicht - Wie im Anfang Hastig - Nach und nach immer lebhafter und starker - Adagio Recorded in Moscow, 1956.
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Composition of the music
Vorspiel/Weia! Woge, du welle/Hehe! Ihr nicker!/Garstig glatter glitschiger glimmer/Wie in den glieder brunstige glut. Scene 1. Das Rheingold (Th...
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Composition of the poem
Vorspiel/Weia! Woge, du welle/Hehe! Ihr nicker!/Garstig glatter glitschiger glimmer/Wie in den glieder brunstige glut. Scene 1. Das Rheingold (Th...
Realism (arts)
Fantastic realism The Vienna School of Fantastic Realism is a group of artists founded in Vienna in 1946. It includes Ernst Fuchs, Arik Brauer, Rudolf Hausne...
Romantic music
Some of the greatest classical composers of the Romantic era.
Gioachino Rossini
Another except to savor the young Carreras in a Rossini role, this time - the penultimate duet with Desdemona. Duet is actually a very liberal name for thi...
Giselle - Act I Bolshoi
Giselle - Act I Bolshoi Theater.
Giselle - Two Peasants
Look at roberto bolle: he's young. Giselle, I act with A.Ferri, M.Murru La Scala Ballet 1996.
Giselle - Grand Pas Allegro/Adagio
Video clip from Act 1, as performed by the Bolshoi Ballet.
Giselle - Grand Pas Allegro/Adagio
Video clip from Act 1, as performed by the Bolshoi Ballet.
Giselle - Act I Bolshoi
Giselle - Act I Bolshoi Theater.
Romantic music
Romantic music is a term denoting an era of Western classical music that began in the late 18th or early 19th century. It was related to Romanticism, the European artistic and literary movement that a...
Romantic poetry
Romanticism, a philosophical, literary, artistic and cultural era which began in the mid/late-18th century as a reaction against the prevailing Enlightenment ideals of the day (Romantics favored more ...
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German Romanticism
In the philosophy, art, and culture of German-speaking countries, German Romanticism was the dominant movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. German Romanticism developed relatively late ...
German Romanticism - Wikipedia
Victorian architecture
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century. Victorian refers to the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901), called the Victorian era, during which ...
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Gothic Revival architecture
Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic, Neo-Gothic or Jigsaw Gothic, and when used for school, college, and university buildings as Collegiate Gothic) is an architectural movement that b...
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Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (later known as the Pre-Raphaelites) was a group of English painters, poets, and critics, founded in 1848 by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel ...
Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood - Wikipedia
Düsseldorf school of painting
The Düsseldorf school of painting refers to a group of painters who taught or studied at the Düsseldorf Academy (now the Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf or Düsseldorf State Art Academy) in the 183...
Düsseldorf school of painting - Wikipedia
Hudson River School
The Hudson River School was a mid-19th century American art movement embodied by a group of landscape painters whose aesthetic vision was influenced by romanticism. The paintings for which the movemen...
Hudson River School - Wikipedia
Realism (arts)
Realism (or naturalism) in the arts is the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions, implausible, exotic and supernatural elements.Realis...
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Revolutions of 1848
The Revolutions of 1848, known in some countries as the Spring of Nations, Springtime of the Peoples or the Year of Revolution, were a series of political upheavals throughout Europe in 1848. It remai...
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Belgian Revolution
The Belgian Revolution was the conflict which led to the secession of the southern provinces from the United Kingdom of the Netherlands and established an independent Kingdom of Belgium.The people of ...
Belgian Revolution - Wikipedia