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  • Baroque Era Of Music
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    In every way Baroque music is like a teen-a ger. Ok, maybe not in the pimply-faced-criticize-everything-even-though-you-don't-pay-for-it kind of way we have come to expect from our modern teen-a gers. But what is a teen-a ger anyway? Simply put; a teen-a ger is no longer a child and not yet an adult. It is that awkward in-between stage when all the rules get broken, nothing ever seems to fit, and emotions fluctuate wildly. This is exactly how it was with the Baroque Era of Music. To put this int...
  • Baroque Style Of Music
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    Throughout its history, music has developed into cycle. This cycle is a return of fundamental and traditional ideas of an earlier time transposed into the present. It represents a style revolution in which a simple structure further develops to become a more complex system. At this point a revolution begins and a return to the simple, the more traditional form flourishes again. As a chain of events, the cycle is extremely prominent during the change of time periods between the Renaissance and Ba...
  • Most Prominent Element In Baroque Music
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    THE BAROQUE AGE Social and Cultural Background Baroque is a term borrowed from the visual arts and one that is used in many different senses. The Baroque Era applies to the years between 1600 and 1750. The most famous composers of this time were Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and Tele man. Politically it was an age of magnificent absolute Monarch's. The most magnificent of all was Louis XIV of France. Louis ruled from 1634 until 1713. During this time the need to create a national culture or a regional s...
  • Music Of The Baroque Era
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    Music has been a great influence in the lives of many people through lyrics and rhythm. There are many different styles that can be performed by either a male or female. Music has been around for many years and is constantly changing. Music has been divided into six periods: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Twentieth Century. Music is written in symbols that represent musical sounds. The system of written symbols is called Musical Notation. "The primary requirement of any notation ...
  • Baroque Style Music
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    The Music of the Baroque Era The style of polyphonic music containing elaborate ornamentation and contrasting elements, that is how Baroque music is defined. The Baroque era was a kind of transitional era in art and music. The Renaissance means rebirth and is typically regarded as such. The Baroque era in music is not a set style in music but many diverse styles which may be broken down into at least three distinct periods. A renewed interest in art and music was experienced throughout the Renai...
  • Corelli's Twelve Concertos
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    The Baroque Concerto Barry S. Bodine Jr. SS# 148-72-3694 Baroque Lit. Spring, 2000 Table of Contents Section Page Number Introduction 3 Emergence 3 - 4 Corelli 4 - 5 Torelli 5 Conclusion 6 Bibliography 7 Introduction In simple terms, the word "concerto" translates into "concert". Motets by Vida na, madrigals by Monteverdi as well as works by Corelli and Torelli are all described by their composers as 'concertos'. The Baroque era was one in which many different styles of music had been formulated...
  • Most Fascinating Aspects Of Baroque Music
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    What is Baroque art? Formally, Baroque art applies to the era in art history that dominated most of arts of the seventeenth century (the enlightenment or, what we call the Age of Newton). The era is differentiated from earlier periods by the currents of individualism and nationalism, currents that are fundamentally a product of the ideas emerging as a result of the development of printing around 1450. In general, Baroque artwork is elaborate, energetic, and passionate. The use of curves and deta...
  • Three Periods In Baroque Music
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    The Baroque era extended from late Renaissance and early Classical periods between 1600 and 1750. The origin of the term "baroque" comes from Portuguese and refers to an "irregular shaped pearl". The era of Baroque music was an age of brilliant progress of knowledge. It was also known for the age of the scientific discoveries of Galileo and Newton, and advances in math of Descartes, Newton, and Leibnitz. Baroque time period included production of some of the greatest music of all time. There was...
  • Handel S Music Work
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    The term! (R) baroque! is used to describe the European era that began approximately in the mid-1600's and ended in the mid-1700's. It was a time of ornate and emotional art and music. Much of its music is characterized by its virtuosity and liveliness. Although the compositions may sound fairly calm and serene today, it was considered highly emotional during the Baroque era. One of the most well-known composers of this era was George Frideric Handel. George Frideric Handel (HEN-dle) was born in...
  • Monstrous Orchestra In Maazal's Music
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    Music is one of the most unique performing arts due to the way it has evolved. Styles and melodies considered unfit in one era are displayed prominently in another. The two concerts previewed in this report have two different and distinct techniques. The first performance that I attended was a symphonic concert playing a mix of contemporary and early 20th century works at Carnegie Hall. The second performance was an organ recital highlighted by the by the live performance of Bach's most well kno...
  • Work Of Antonio Vivaldi
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    Throughout history there have been many distinct periods of time. These various eras are all alike in a way because they all slowly flow into each other. One of these unique times was called the Baroque period. The Baroque time began during the 1600's and ended early during the early 1700's. The way Baroque music was looked at was varied depending on where you looked at it from. In Italy, it was largely energetic and spectacular. Yet, if you were to travel North, you would encounter the "gloom's...

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