Essays Tagged: "Baroque"

Biography on J.S Bach

n Bach, known as the "Father of Modern Music," was a famous German musician and composer during the Baroque period. He was born into a family with great musical background from several generations bef ...

(2 pages) 102 0 4.0 Jan/2003

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

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

Business and marketing in 20th century art

business and commerce was a common and accepted practice among artists and society. Renaissance and Baroque workshops were quite different from those in the twentieth century. Modern artists create 'h ... nturies past created art for specific purposes. In comparison to the artists of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, it is a valid statement to propose that twentieth century artists face a greater ch ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Analysis of Neoclassicism in context of Enlightenment

olarship also gave rise to this movement. Finally, the general reaction to the exorbitant styles of Baroque and Rococo necessitated a return to the more orderly ideals of antiquity.The Neoclassical mo ... t causes for the rise of Neoclassicism is the reaction by many Enlightenment thinkers to Rococo and Baroque art. The Baroque was too busy and ornamental for many people and once it evolved into Rococo ...

(5 pages) 180 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Baroque Arts and 3 Examples

Baroque Art emerged in Europe around 1600, as a reaction against the intricate and formulaic Manneri ... reaction against the intricate and formulaic Mannerist style which dominated the Late Renaissance. Baroque Art is less complex, more realistic and more emotionally affecting than Mannerism. This move ... rch, the most important patron of the arts at that time, as a return to tradition and spirituality. Baroque is a style in which painters, sculptors, and architects rummaged emotion, movement, and vari ...

(3 pages) 234 1 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Antonio Valvaldi The Four Seasons Review

ause they took each season and put very realistic sounds and feeling into them. Composers or famous Baroques that took after Vivaldi's works had to create mature pieces such as "The Four Seasons." In ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Appreciation of Music Notes (Test 2)

85-1750)Composed: 1721IMPORTANT: german composerwho got famous after death. Didn't invent new genre,baroque ended with his death. Instramentation:orchestra with concertino and ripieno(Flute, Violin, h ... cific rhythem. Instramental Music begins to appear.Word/Tone Painting: musically describing textThe Baroque Period (1600-1750)(1 of the 3 important style periods)Rise in secular music, now just as imp ...

(2 pages) 87 0 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

3 Works of art from the Baroque era

/05For this essay I have chosen three works of art from chapter 20. These works of art are from the Baroque era. The first painting is titled The Calling of St. Matthew and was done between 1599 and 1 ... ece of art I selected is a Landscape with Flight into Egypt, completed in 1603 by Annibale Carracci.Baroque Culture changed the face of Czech countryside for decades. The Catholic Church began to stri ...

(5 pages) 240 0 1.6 Aug/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Baroque Period Historical Background.

Understanding the various forms of baroque art requires knowledge of its historical context. The 17th century could be called the first ... accounted for numerous portrayals of exotic places and peoples.Religion determined many aspects of baroque art. The Roman Catholic church was a highly influential patron, and its Counter Reformation, ...

(1 pages) 68 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Antonio Vivaldi

ce suite, he uses imitation, sequence and suspensions, following the clear rhythmic patterns of the Baroque style. In his Sonata da Chiesa, ornamentation is used as a more complex form of developing m ... oice as its instrumentation would have done during the renaissance. "The idiom-consciousness of the baroque era must be understood as another aspect of its style-consciousness, and nowhere does the di ...

(7 pages) 52 1 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Brief Desciption of Medieval through Rococo (Examples of Each)

Art changed dramatically between the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo periods. Each period has many different characteristics that distinguish it from ... the Northern Renaissance, when most art was intensely realistic, from the landscapes to the figures.BaroquePeter Paul Rubens' Marie Arrives at Marseilles is one of the twenty-one paintings he was comm ... movement and skin of the assistants creates sensuality in the painting, which is a trait of Flemish Baroque art. This piece is full of drama, rich colors and movement, other common characteristics in ...

(4 pages) 106 1 4.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

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

Artemisia Gentileschi

an accomplishment during the 17th century. Artemisia Gentileschi was an Italian painter during the Baroque period. Artemisia was one of Caravaggio's followers, helping to spread the caravaggesque sty ... one of Caravaggio's followers, helping to spread the caravaggesque style. She also used a style of baroque naturalism and tenebrist effects. "Tenebrism, forms emerge from a dark background into a str ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.2 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Baroque Versus Mannersitic Painting Styles

ICT Section 14 Dr.Quantrille William Kulesa Mannerist Painting Versus Baroque Painting Styles As a mannerist style painting Michelangelo Buonarroti's The Last Jud ... o's previous works of the Renaissance. Caravaggio's The Supper at Emmaus on the other hand reflects Baroque style perfectly. It is clear to anyone viewing the piece the pure flamboyance of their actio ... ce comes off as grandeur and ornate, and here it is quite plain to see the asymmetric tendencies of Baroque styles in the seating of the individuals within the piece. The emotions conveyed through the ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays


church organ music to stand alone as performance pieces in the late 1600's to the 1750's during the Baroque period of music. His music is still performed today by many of the world's best musicians in ...

(3 pages) 1274 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

18th Century Art

e described as a wedding cake, light, curvy and full of feminine colors. Compared with the previous Baroque style, which is considered very formal, rococo was considered light hearted and entertaining ... y through out Europe.People began to focus on reason and intellect within art during this time. The Baroque and Rococo era that preceded neoclassicism can hardly be compared as anything but opposite t ...

(4 pages) 158 1 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

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) 2761 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Art Is Not Only Art

cape from the realistic, the real life that they could not tolerate and accept. Basing on a part of Baroque style, Rococo style was born, as Henry M. Sayre mentions in his book A World of Art : "The R ... orn, as Henry M. Sayre mentions in his book A World of Art : "The Rococo was deeply indebted to the Baroque sensibility; it was in some sense, the Baroque eroticized, conceived to lend an erotic tone ...

(7 pages) 65 1 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Art 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

Ancient Art

I have decided to select three pieces of art from chapter 20. The three pieces of art are from the Baroque era. My first choice is titled The Calling of St. Matthew and was created between 1599 and 1 ... work I chose is a Landscape with Flight into Egypt, which was finished in 1603 by Annibale Carracci.Baroque Culture altered the image of the Czech countryside for many decades. The Catholic Church beg ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Art Essays