A variety of 19th-century musical types that are the forerunners of film music.
Describe Descriptive music, Programmatic Music, and Symphonic poem, including their basic qualities, important composers, and similarities to film music.
â€¢ Descriptive music: the term descriptive music is often applied to music that either depicts a general mood suggested in a text, title, and program, or mimics specific physical movements and natural sounds, such as wind, thunder, and animal noises.
â€¢ Programmatic Music: Instrumental music that tells a story, suggests an image, or evokes a designated mood is referred to as programmatic.
â€¢ Symphonic poem: a piece of orchestral music, usually in a single continuous movement.