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  • The Baroque Period

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    the Baroque Period Nathan Hale American Intercontinental University Abstract The author of this paper examines three works of art from three different artists from the Baroque Period. He compares the different works of art and discusses similarities, differences, and the techniques that were used. The Baroque period ran from 1600 to 1770, Artist of that time used different techniques that were used during the renaissance period to

  • Baroque Er The Baroque Period

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    The Baroque period spanned from 1600 to 1750. It was a time where new ideas were discovered and original boundaries were broken to reveal completely different aspects to architecture. Seen as an artistic style, Baroque was a powerful period, full of flamboyant concepts, derived to create drama. The Baroque period produced many magnificent buildings, every one extremely detailed. The catholic church started the Baroque movement through their bid to reclaim their crowd. The church attempted to do

  • The Influence Of The Baroque Period

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    People used to describe the Baroque period as grand, joyful, exuberant and dynamic. The term 'Baroque' originally represented an irregular, oddly-shaped pearl in Italian. The Baroque took the design of the Renaissance and transformed it into its own interior style. As with the Renaissance, the Baroque was born in Rome, date from the late 16th century. While in some parts of the world, especially Germany and colonial South America, certain culminating achievements of Baroque did not appear until the

  • The Baroque Period Of The Baroque And Classical Period

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    performers. Different composers have been catalysts in this change as they have developed new styles and genres. Even though the classical period is directly subsequent of the baroque period, baroque and classical music have countless different qualities and characteristics. The baroque period of music commenced in the year 1600 and ended around 1750 (Fuller – “Baroque”). Its texture was mainly polyphonic (Fuller – “Classical”). Polyphonic means that two or more different melodies are played simultaneously

  • The Absolute Monarchy, The Baroque, Baroque And The Baroque Period

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    The absolute monarchy, the Baroque style and the Scientific Revolution were very critical movements during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The similarity and difference of these three movements marked the beginning of early modern Europe and their interaction with each other made a huge influence on political and social reform in European countries. The one thing common in the absolute monarchy, the Baroque style and the Scientific Revolution was that they all stood for the end of the Middle

  • Baroque, The Era Of Baroque Art And The Baroque Period

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    Baroque is a style in art. It is an era of artistic style that used sensational motion and obvious, easily interpreted features to produce drama, tension, and magnificence in architecture, sculptures, paintings, literature, theatre, dance and music. Baroque art is usually very frisky and has several ornaments. It was between the styles of Renaissance and Neoclassicism. This means it began at the begging of the 16th century (around 1600), at that time, there were absolutist monarchs in Europe.The

  • The Renaissance, Baroque, And Rococo Periods

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    Abstract This essay looks at the time in history beginning in the 1400’s to the mid-1700’s which we identify in art history as The Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo periods. Focusing on the influence new scientific knowledge had in the art produced during this time with specific examples from each period and artists of the time. Keywords: Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Art, History, Science, Knowledge The Renaissance Beginning with the Renaissance (1400-1600) we see a change in the subject matter

  • The Baroque Period Essay

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    reached its peak of success between the 17th and 18th century. This time period is known as the Baroque period. Countless composers achieved immense success during this point in history, two of the most famous being, Johann Bach and George Frideric Handel. The first opera, oratorio, and cantata occurred during the Baroque period. Amazingly, most of the instruments used during the period, remain in use today. The Baroque period in music obviously played a tremendous role in the growth of music through

  • The Baroque Period Of Music

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    Unlike the Baroque period of music with its flourish and embellishments, the Classical period of music had a more structured and formal format to its music. Music of this time period, which lasted from 1750 to 1820, is distinguishable by its high-spirited and fast paced style. The most popular forms of music at this time were sonatas, symphonies, and string quartets. Although opera was still immensely enjoyed, it did not maintain the stamina it had gained in the Baroque period. Advances were being

  • The Baroque And Classical Periods

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    The Baroque and Classical periods are where we see the emergence of renowned composers like Handel, Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart and Beethoven. The music from these famous composers are some of the world’s most recognizable and beautiful classics of all time. Music of these eras are still being used in many of today’s movies and commercials. Musical characteristics developed from these eras are still used and heard presently in popular music. The art of the Baroque period was very colorful and dramatic