Looking back on eras of music before the 20th Century, do you think musicians were stifled by the strict rules governing the composition of musicor…

Looking back on eras of music before the 20th Century, do you think musicians were stifled by the strict rules governing the composition of musicor…

Looking back on eras of music before the 20th Century, do you think musicians were stifled by the strict rules governing the composition of musicor…

Looking back on eras of music before the 20th Century, do you think musicians were stifled by the strict rules governing the composition of musicor…

Certainly, there was a greater social and artistic compulsion to adhere to form.  The artist was seen in a much different light during the periods preceding the Romantic one.  In these settings, the composer was seen as needing to adhere to the standards outlined by the Church based authority or one that had to follow the guidelines established by an autocratic one.  In not respecting these establishments, the composer was maligned and subject to artistic isolation.  In the Romantic period, the artist was given more freedom to be able to create their own beliefs about music and this freedom extended into the 20th century, where it was presumed that others lacked the vision and understanding of the artist.
Looking back on eras of music before the 20th Century, do you think musicians were stifled by the strict rules governing the composition of musicor…
Looking back on eras of music before the 20th Century, do you think musicians were stifled by the strict rules governing the composition of musicor…
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Looking back on eras of music before the 20th Century, do you think musicians were stifled by the strict rules governing the composition of musicor…
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