can be traced back to the Medieval period but became especially popular during the Romantic era. Thus, it is considered a genre of Romantic music. Art song is written by a professional composer and performed by a trained singer.Music Education in the News: Musical America
names cellist Yo-Yo Ma as the 2009 Musician of the Year.This Day in Music History:
1786 - Composer Carl Maria von Weber
was born in Eutin, near Lubeck (Germany).