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    Please help describe the influences that romantic musical films have. Include a brief description of:
    (1) the romantic era
    (2) romantic musical films and,
    (3) emotional feelings

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    As you summarize the Romantic era and its feelings, this period encompassed expressions of extreme emotions in literary and musical compositions. In the music, art, and literature, there was also a "new emphasis on subjectivity and individualism" (http://spotlightonmusic.macmillanmh.com/assets/extras/0001/0263/Euro_Romantic_Outline.pdf) in terms of themes and tones.

    This article offers a brief synopsis of the Romantic context:

    "The Romantic Era." Nation 100.2591 (1915): 223-224. Academic Search Premier. Web. 11 Mar. 2012.

    The article reveals that the "Romantic Era authors and poets--Edmund Burke, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Blake, Robert Burns, and others--the fountain--heads of change, as far as England is concerned, in a period which was marked by a deeper quickening of the European mind than had been known since the Renaissance" (223).

    Likewise, this era also reflected a strong "fascination with magic, dreams, fantasy, and mystery" (http://spotlightonmusic.macmillanmh.com/assets/extras/0001/0263/Euro_Romantic_Outline.pdf). There was ...

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    This posting briefly expresses influences upon romantic musical films.