Baroque periods

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  • Fairnelli Characteristics Of The Baroque Period

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    When thinking about the Baroque period, people tend to only associate it with instrumentalists and composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, George Fredrich Handel and Antonio Vivaldi. However, in addition to such instrumentalist and composers, there are some great vocalists who represent the Baroque period but are not widely recognized today. Carlo Maria Michelangelo Nicola Broschi, who is better know by his stage name, Farinelli, is an Italian vocalist of the 18th century and one of the remarkable

  • What Was The Influence Of The Baroque Period

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    The Baroque Period, much like the barocco pearl that it was named after, did not just spring up out of nowhere. It was cultivated through time by different factors that developed the beautifully dramatic, grandiose and theatrical style we know today. To start off, the sector of religion must be of the most, if not the most, significant influence that helped the growth of the period. This is said because of the effects that had been brought about the Council of Trent in 1545, taking place after the

  • Female Italian Artists of the Baroque Period

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    Female Italian Artists of the Baroque Period Many male artists during the Baroque Period were tremendously successful having received many commissions from a multitude of rich patrons. Their equally talented female counterparts were not as accepted in the male dominated society. Although equally talented, the patriarchal mentality of the times ensured a difficult road for some in the artistic world. The more prominent female artists such as Artemisia Gentileschi, Lavinia Fontana and Orsola Maddalena

  • Essay about The Baroque Period

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    The Baroque Period The Baroque Period (1600-1750) was mainly a period of newly discovered ideas. From major new innovations in science, to vivid changes in geography, people were exploring more of the world around them. The music of the baroque period was just as extreme as the new changes. Newly recognized composers such as Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, and Monteverdi were writing entirely new musical ideas and giving a chance for new voices to be heard that were normally not thought of sounds

  • The Musical Style Of The Baroque Period

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    The time period of 1600-1760 is known as the Baroque. The term “Baroque” is derived from the Portuguese “barroco” which is used to describe an irregularly shaped pearl. The word was synonymous with absurd, irregular, and extravagant before being applied to this time period of music (Anderson 7). I decided to research this time period because after listening to music from a wide range of time periods, I found the music of the Baroque period to be most appealing. Therefore, I thought it worthy

  • The Differences Of Baroque Music During The Baroque Period

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    According to the Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, “the baroque period was thus one of stylistic duality.” It was an era that displayed emotional extremes through art and architecture. One of the ways art was expressed was through music. During the early baroque era, music became more appealing to the people of Italy. It was a way of how people can voice their emotions and feelings in different forms through other senses besides their eyes. Unlike the other kinds of arts such as paintings and sculptures

  • The Baroque Period : The Romantic Period And The Romantic Era

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    advanced, music progressed from simplistic church music to complex and challenging orchestrated pieces. The major eras in which significant musical changes took place were, in chronological order, the Renaissance Period, the Baroque Period, the Classical Period, and finally, The Romantic Period. Each era is marked with a specific style of music that coincides with the popular ideologies of the time. From approximately 1450 to the 1600s, the Renaissance music ruled. This age of “rebirth” was marked

  • The And Powerful During The Baroque Period

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    rich and powerful during the Baroque period. It is called " age of absolutism" because of the high power of the aristocracy. They use luxury entertainments to show their power. On the other hand, the religious institutions, which is divided into Catholic and Protestant, also compete their power with their baroque style in churches. And the middle-class also distribute the development of Baroque style as well. And because its ability of influence the development of baroque style, a style that represent

  • The Baroque Period Was A Time Of Conflicting Religions,

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    The Baroque period was a time of conflicting religions, and is one of the major movements in art since the renaissance era. Beginning in 17th century Italy and later spreading into Northern Europe, the Baroque era was one that had a mission and an objective in mind: to restore faith back into the Catholic Church and to counter the growing conversion of protestants. Having already launched the counter-reformation in the 16th century, it did not fare well against Martin Luther’s Protestant Reformation

  • The Classical Period Of The Baroque Era

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    The Classical time period, which spanned a length of seventy years, from 1750 to 1820, was very different in nature from its predecessor, the Baroque time period. The Baroque era featured works that were ornamentally elaborate, where the artists and composers centered their works on a big, bold style that was dramatic in its composition. Artists and composers transferred strong feelings of tension and emotion into their works and it was common for there to be some type of action or movement happening