Essays Tagged: "Baroque music"

Music History Between 1600-1820. Comparison between Baroque & Classical styles w/ short portions about atrists & composers. Contains bibliography & secondary sources.

issance to a more complicated form around 1750. The period following the Renaissance is called the Baroque."Music of any period reflects, in its own way, some of the same influences, tendencies, ... tendencies, and generative impulses, that are found in the other arts of that time. Thus the word "baroque," usually used despairingly by eighteenth-century art critics to describe the art and archit ...

(4 pages) 316 2 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Beethoven, Bach, and Bartok.

yMonteverdiLullyCorelliPachelbelScarlattiPurcellCouperinAlbinoniVivaldiTelemannRameauBachHandelGluckBaroque and Classical Orchestras - DifferencesBaroque Orchestras Classical OrchestrasString section ... ion. Different instruments treated individually.Fairly small; generally 10- 40 players. Larger than baroque; great variation to the numbers of players.Flexible use of timbres, e.g. Timpani and trumpet ...

(13 pages) 193 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Bach.

s the beginning and end of all music" (Reger 2). Johann Sebastian Bach was the greatest composer of baroque music.Of course, baroque music originated in the baroque period (1600-1750). This style of m ... the idea that music could move the listener in emotional and physical ways. Some key points behind baroque music are the textures, which consist mainly of the melody and accompaniment, freely mixed a ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Music is purely for relaxation. Do you agree?

ypes of music include, dance music, religious music, spiritual music, ethnic music, children music, Baroque music, classical music and many others. These different types of music have various purposes ... soothing feeling. Some of the classical music is also known to be able to help you to sleep well. Baroque music, although not widely known, has many purposes. It allows the mind to open up. This is ...

(2 pages) 84 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Classical Era Of Music and the Major Composers of that Time

he Classical era were Haydn, Mozart, Gluck, and Beethoven.The classical era began at the end of the Baroque Era. Classical music is different from baroque. The style of music has a much more solid str ... for different rules in music altogether. Although there are many similarities between classical and baroque music, there are big enough differences to consider it a completely new era.Even though oper ...

(3 pages) 51 1 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Antonio Vivaldi--Opinions on Him and Thorough Biography (Includes Endnotes)

ike 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. Th ... rds this type of music. Although, the more time that had passed in the 1600's, the more popular the baroque music became. It was greatly adored by the listeners. The beauty that this type of music con ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The Concerto in the Baroque Era

The Concerto in the Baroque EraAccording to Kachlis and Forney, "contrast was as basic an element of Baroque music as un ... (203).The solo concerto and the concerto grosso were the two types of instrumental form produced by Baroque composers. In the solo concerto, the violin was the most frequently featured instrument with ... for the trio sonata, which eventually became the favorite instrumental form of chamber music in the Baroque. The concerto spread all over Europe and influenced German master Bach along with the most f ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

In every way Baroque music is like a teen-ager. Ok,

In every way Baroque music is like a teen-ager. Ok, maybe not in the pimply-faced-criticize-everything-even-thoug ... oken, nothing ever seems to fit, and emotions fluctuate wildly. This is exactly how it was with the Baroque Era of Music.To put this into perspective, try and remember that the Renaissance was a "re-b ... "re-birth" of good art and music and the Classical era was that birth coming into its maturity. The Baroque Era-which happened to come directly after the Renaissance and before the Classical Era-coinc ...

(13 pages) 1343 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Baroque Music The term "baroque," when applied to music, refers

Baroque Music The term "baroque," when applied to music, refers to the period 1600 to about 1750 in ... e term "baroque," when applied to music, refers to the period 1600 to about 1750 in western Europe. Baroque is a Portuguese word meaning a pearl of irregular shape, in the sense of abnormal and grotes ... quired a more favorable connotation especially in describing art of this era.Major composers of the Baroque period are Claudio Monteverdi, Arcangelo Corelli, Henry Purcell, George Frideric Handel, Ant ...

(2 pages) 2061 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Periods of Musical Movements

ods part of social changes?Major streamsSub streamsOrigin and end of various sub streamsBaroque1600-1750The Baroque period showed the change in the characterisation of architecture a ... eded the Renaissance Era led to the creation of quite different styles in the arts, particularly in Baroque music.Baroque versus Renaissance style Baroque versus classical styleEarly Baroque Mid ...

(7 pages) 66 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Time Capsule Paper

, art, descriptions of architecture, philosophy, and literature from the Renaissance and the age of Baroque. Two examples of each item are explained as a cultural anthropologist would expect to find i ... escribed as how they can reflect world events and cultural patterns of the time.MusicThus the word "baroque," usually used despairingly by eighteenth-century art critics to describe the art and archit ...

(5 pages) 100 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Baroque Era

The Baroque era which dates from around the years 1600 to 1750 describes the period of European history ... at not all the characteristics of scientific writers from the seventeenth century can be considered baroque. In addition, the scientists from earlier times cannot be labeled either as "renaissance", " ... abeling them like that is extreme. They all did belong to the seventeenth century but in that case, baroque scientists would include names like Kircher who do fit the description of a baroque scientis ...

(5 pages) 91 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Myth of the Trader Caste - A contrast of Billy Ray's rise to fortune and the Duke Brothers loss of fortune in the movie Trading Places

fulness. The Dukes read their newspapers and sip their tea in the lavishly decorated Heritage Club, Baroque music playing in the background, evoking a feeling of old wealth and success. Each scene wit ... d, evoking a feeling of old wealth and success. Each scene with the Duke brothers is wrapped with a baroque or classic musical piece, further establishing them as official members of the elite trading ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis