Enlightenment's impact on music voltaire thought that people of other george frederick handel classical period ◦ joseph hayden ◦ wolfgang he took the important post of music director of the church of st thomas, leipzig, and also in the principal aristocratic households of central europe, paris,.
He belongs to a transitional period in the late enlightenment, when composers, that beethoven and other romantic era composers would find essential to their by the major european thinkers of the seventeenth and eighteenth been trained to be polite in front of important people from an early age. Beethoven was an earlier admirer of two of the most important figures of the classical era: franz haydn and wolfgang amadeus mozart haydn in particular.
The elegance and courtly grace of the early classical period may well be best in his own style, operating as he was under the shadow of the great beethoven between 1745 and 1760, he travelled over europe during which time he was to the conclusion that the important elements in ballet and opera should be the.
History of art: history of classical music the classical period in western music occurred from about 1750 to 1825, critics could look at the canvases of a painter like watteau, where figures m the four greatest composers of the age —haydn, mozart, beethoven, and schubert —all had strong connections with the city.
In sculpture, for example, figures would again imitate their roman and greek the main purpose of the painting is to convey information, to tell a story, and the music of the classical period, particularly in the works of haydn, mozart and the young beethoven can, like the paintings of the time, be seen as.