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  • From the concrete structure of the Baroque period to the free-form structure of the Modern period

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    From the concrete structure of the Baroque period to the free-form structure of the Modern period each composer brings forth a new understanding and value to their time period. Within these pieces that they creatively compose it brings new light and displays the culture of the time period. The composers each have story to tell and has each creatively constructed their own works within the diameters of their era. The music of the Baroque period was focused on having music be a tool of communication

  • The Three Eras Of The Medieval, Renaissance And Baroque Periods

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    three most well-known, and arguably most important, musical eras in western civilizations would be the; medieval, Renaissance and Baroque time periods. With the basics of music with Gregorian chant and organum from the medieval era to the newfound polyphony texture from the Renaissance and the equal temperament and major-minor tonality of the baroque era; Each time period brings a part of the foundation that most past, present, and future music is and will be based on. While it may seem that these

  • Essay on Ensemble Music During the Baroque Period

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    Baroque Period (1600-1750) Ensemble Music During the Baroque period, instrumental music was written for every conceivable size of ensemble. On the smaller side, the Baroque sonata offers one of the finest examples of chamber music. Two types of sonata are found during this period: the sonata da chiesa (church sonata), and the sonata da camera (chamber sonata). The sonata da chiesa was more somber, while the sonata da camera was, much like the suite, usually comprised of dance forms. The gigue

  • What Is The History Of Classical Music During The Baroque Period

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    The Baroque Period lasted from 1600 to 1750. This period is where studies of classical music began. During this time period, artists would make their music as intricate as possible to make it sound as elegant as possible. This was a great time for royalty and nobility. The wealthiest households would hire musicians, but depending on the household they might would have an entire orchestra. The households would hire composers to compose songs for parties, balls, and ceremonies. The church would also

  • Anthony Van Dyck And His Influence During The Baroque Period

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    This essay focuses on Anthony Van Dyck and his influence during the baroque period, his portrayal of people through portraiture and the work that focuses on depicting religious and mythological paintings such as Daedalus and Icarus, around 1620. As well as exploring his life and influence through portraiture. The artist, Anthony Van Dyck known most notably for his impact within the baroque period, around 1621-72. Was known for his portrayal in religious works as well as his

  • The Baroque Period : The History Of The Baroque Era

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    The period following the Renaissance Period, the Baroque era, lasted from 1600-1750. Throughout this historical age, “the foundations were laid for the following 300 or so years of musical expression: the idea of the modern orchestra was born, along with the opera (including the overture, prelude, aria, recitative, and chorus), the concerto, sonata, and modern cantata,” (History of Classical Music). These advances caused choral music to appear lackluster compared to the newly brilliant instrumental

  • The Classical Er The Baroque Period And The Baroque Era

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    When the Baroque era ended around 1750, we were introduced to an evolved musical world: The Classical Era. Beginning in 1750, revolution severely altered the way politics and social order were handled and discussed. Twenty-five years later in fact, we entered the American Revolution, and fourteen years after that, The French Revolution began. Around that time we were also introduced to Benjamin Franklin’s electricity discoveries and Edward Jenner’s discovery of small pox vaccination that would later

  • The Renaissance Period And Artemisia Gentileschi Of The Baroque Period

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    lead and contributed to by men, especially in the Renaissance and Baroque period. Even though art as a profession in these time periods was dominated by male artists, female artists did, in fact, make significant contributions to their respective art movements. This paper will discuss and compare the lives and works of two Italian painters: Sofonisba Anguissola of the Renaissance period and Artemisia Gentileschi of the Baroque period. Sofonisba Anguissola Sofonisba Anguissola was

  • The Baroque Period Of European Literature

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    Puritan era enforced the closing of the theatres, but at the same time, poetry flourished with famous poets like John Milton, Anne Bradstreet, Edward Taylor and John Dryden. The Baroque period of European Literature was based upon adding an artistic style of exaggerating motion in the dramatic expression. The ‘term’ Baroque can be defined as “A term applied by art historians to a style of architecture, sculpture, and painting that emerged in Italy at the beginning of the seventeenth century and then

  • Joan Sutherland : The Musical Periods Of The Baroque Period

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    The Baroque period refers to an era that started around 1600 and ended around 1750, and included composers like Bach, Vivaldi and Handel, who pioneered new styles like the concerto, the sonata, and the opera. Opera encouraged composers to devise ways of illustrating moods in their music; affecting the listener’s emotions became a major objective in composition during this period. Opera spread to France and England, and composers such as Rameau, Handel and Purcell began producing great works. “Joan