Romantic composers were recognized for their powerful and passionate art. The traditionalists of the era, however, were not as well known.

They focused on the more classical style of composition from previous eras and continued to use these techniques in their music.

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Read this article to learn about some famous traditionalist composers!

One composer who played an instrumental role in using new harmonies was Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828). He is best known for his songs “Erlkonig” and “Ave Maria.”

His Lieder or song cycles are also notable because they influenced later composers such as Mahler and Brahms. 


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