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The Lyrical Illustration of Neo-Romanticism - A Research on Samuel Barber's Music Style
International Journal of Literature and Arts
Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018, Pages: 35-38
Received: Aug. 9, 2018; Published: Aug. 13, 2018
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Huang Jia, Music and Film Academy, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin, China
Xie Yuan, Piano Department, Tianjin Conservatory of Music, Tianjin, China
Jin Xuedong, Musicology Department, Tianjin Conservatory of Music, Tianjin, China
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Samuel Barber is a well-known contemporary American composer, honored as the outstanding representative of the Neo-Romantic music. The Neo-Romantic characteristics in Barber's music is focused on this paper in order to learn about the living environment and creative background of Samuel Barber. It is illustrated that how skillfully Barber integrate the American national style into his music works for the purpose of discussing the writing features such as the rhythm and chords that performed in his creations. The Neo-Romantic music of Barber's style is summarized in the conclusion. And the Neo-Romantic characteristics in the Barber's music is explored to help those players while playing the Barber's music work, which can provide the basis and reference.
Samuel Barber, Neo-Romanticism, Lyric
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Huang Jia, Xie Yuan, Jin Xuedong, The Lyrical Illustration of Neo-Romanticism - A Research on Samuel Barber's Music Style, International Journal of Literature and Arts. Vol. 6, No. 2, 2018, pp. 35-38. doi: 10.11648/j.ijla.20180602.12
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