Three Brief Essays on Musical Topics

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This five page paper comprises three essays on musical topics. These three essays are: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony considered as absolute music and differentiated from Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, which is described as program music; Verdi's La Traviata and Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" considered as revolutionary opera; and a brief description of the lives of Mendelssohn, Mozart and Schubert. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography.