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Cultural ImpactPlay
Understanding a composer's influence can enrich the cultural context of the music being discussed. SlideLudwig van Beethoven, a composer who reshaped classical music, is still celebrated today.
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Genre SpecificPlay
Composers often specialize in a certain genre; knowing this can inform your expectations of their work. SlideJohn Williams is known as a composer for iconic film scores.
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Historical PeriodPlay
Learning when a composer lived helps grasp the historical and musical context of their compositions. SlideClaude Debussy, a composer from the Impressionist era, used innovative harmonies.