Ludwig van Beethoven is the most famous composer in both the late Classical and early Romantic eras. Beethoven’s importance in the romantic era was remarkable. His works came up with structure of romantic symphony. He added more expression with expending structure. Also, most of romantic composers were influenced by Beethoven. Jan LaRue, in his article “Symphony” in Oxford Music Online: Grove Music Online and Hubert Parry, in his earlier article “Symphony” in A Dictionary of Music and Musicians” presents different perspectives on how Beethoven and his works influenced the composers that after him and the symphonists of nineteenth century.
The music of Beethoven served as a pivot between the styles of Classical and Romantic era. In his later works, Beethoven created different styles and formats. According to Jan Larue and Hubert Perry, Beethoven’s conception of music continues to influence other composers and styles and formats. Larue states that “ Beethoven’s music could evoke such imagery so consistently and enduringly reflects the continuing poser of his music and of the new aesthetic of instrumental music that emerged around 1800”. Similarly, Parry describes Beethoven’s works as “different and more powerfully constituted nature than anything of the kind produces before.” Beethoven’s early symphony sounds really simple like Haydn and Mozart’s music. Both Larue and Perry, point out that Beethoven’s early symphonies were short composed, short in length and written for fewer instruments. After his Symphony No.3 in Eb major (“Eroica”), Beethoven’s innovation included using a variety of styles, instrument structures, as well as extended movement lengths.
Larue observed that Beethoven worked great job on his work. Larue found that even though Beethoven’s music was based on Mozart and Haydn, author believes Beethoven’s idea was revolutionary. For technical perspective for Beethoven’s symphony, Larue said “Beethoven’s symphonies explore...