The Classical period was an era of classical music between roughly 1730 and 1820. The Classical period falls between the Baroque and the Romantic periods. Classical music has a lighter, clearer texture than Baroque music and is less complex.
Classicism is a specific genre of philosophy, expressing itself in literature, architecture, art, and music, which has Ancient Greek and Roman sources and an emphasis on society.It was particularly expressed in the Neoclassicism of the Age of Enlightenment.. Classicism is a recurrent tendency in the Late Antique period, and had a major revival in Carolingian and Ottonian art.
THE CLASSICAL PERIOD (1775-1825) The Baroque period culminated in the masterpieces of J.S. Bach and G.F. Handel. In the middle of the eighteenth century, contemporaneous with the mature years of Bach and Handel, a new musical style developed that is known as Rococo or preclassical style.
In Western architecture: The Classical period. The only significant architectural work of the early Classical period was at Olympia, where a great Temple of Zeus was built in about 460. This temple was the first statement of Classical Doric in its canonical form and . Read More
In drapery. In classical art the treatment of drapery varied between tightly meticulous and free-flowing lines. In the Hellenistic period the main emphasis was on volume rather than line.
Classicism created a standard of civilization against which contemporary society could be judged, a standard that was prevalent in the early modern period.
The classical period was an era of war and conflict—first between the Greeks and the Persians, then between the Athenians and the Spartans—but it was also an era of unprecedented political and ...
Classical music was music from the classical period—just like baroque music is music from the baroque period (see the Baroque page). In fact, this is what some really serious musicians still mean by classical music.
The classical period was a golden age for literature and the arts, take it from Shmoop. The big writers from this period include all those Greek and Roman guys who wrote epics, like Homer of the Iliad and Odyssey fame, and the Roman poet Virgil who wrote the Aeneid .
a period in the history of ancient Greek art, embracing the fifth century B.C. and the first three quarters of the fourth century B.C.. The social basis of art in the classical period was a slaveholding democracy that established itself in the majority of the Greek city-states, including Athens.