Essays Tagged: "baroque period"

A comparison of two major Baroque composers: Claudio Monteverdi and Domenico Scarlatti (turabian format)

ti (1685-1757) and compare and contrast the two pieces to find out how music changed throughout the Baroque period. While historians grouped music of the Baroque period together based on certain chara ... e period, as it would not for any other musical time period. Composers from different points in the Baroque period were chosen, but the things the two composers had in common were the country of resid ...

(4 pages) 120 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

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


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

A research oral on the existence and nature of chamber music before 1750.

hat struck me was that when the resources were listed by period, they had always seemed to skip the baroque period and when they were listed by composer, they always seemed to skip composers before 17 ... written for, most pieces would be discarded. This is why there is only a relatively small amount of Baroque music that is played by chamber ensembles. When you think about it, it was a very clever way ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Metropolitan Art Museum Research Paper.

East Indian Sculpture and Baroque sculpture: How are they different and how are they similar? After circling the museum for an ... he museum for an hour, bouncing from security guard to security guard (trying to find my way to the baroque sculptures) I was finally able to answer that question. The two examples I chose were "Nessu ... finally able to answer that question. The two examples I chose were "Nessus and Dejanira" from the Baroque period and "Loving Couple" from Eastern India. The reason I chose these two specifically is ...

(8 pages) 187 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

This essay is all about an Artist of the Dutch Baroque period, Rembrandt Van Rijn; about his life and how it was important to inspiring other artists...

An Artist of the Dutch Baroque period, Rembrandt Van Rijn was born on July 15th, 1606. His father, Herman Gerritszoon who w ... ions and evolved the most revolutionary techniques. In 1636, Paul Peter Rubens, a Flemish master of Baroque, inspired Rembrandt to paint using biblical themes. Instead of portraying the typical laid b ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Summaries of the greatest composers in MUsic (Sebastian Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Joseph Haydn, Handel, Monteverdi, Brahms)

Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany on March 21, 1685. He is considered the greatest composer of the Baroque period. At the age of 10 he was orphaned and taken in by his brother. In his teen years Bach ... as a genius at composing for orchestra and is thought to usher the change from Renaissance music to Baroque music.He began his career as a chorister boy for the Cremona Cathedral. At the Cathedral he ...

(7 pages) 124 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Who is Greater, J.S Bach or G.F Handel

According to my research on both the great Baroque composers, I feel that Johann Sebastian Bach has contributed more to the Baroque period then ... od then George Frederic Handel. Johann Sebastian Bach may not be well known to the public until the Baroque Revival by Mendelssohn in the Romantic period, but his works now are a lot more famous then ... Handel (otherwise known as Georg Frederich Handël) has also contributed very massively to the Baroque period. His Oratorios is as famous as Bach's Preludes and Fugues, Concertos etc. George Fred ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Audiences can better appreciate an artist's work by understanding their social and historical context. (Exam essay - 40mins)

technical skills + artistry. Her father, Orazio Gentileschi, worked with the foremost artist of the Baroque period, Caravaggio, + this is very much reflected in Gentilseschi's paitings. At the age of ...

(3 pages) 65 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

A Biography of JS Bach

ts" (Han-Leon, 1997). This description of Johann Sebastian Bach's music captures the essence of the Baroque period, a time when art, music, and architecture were stylistically complex, yet beautiful. ... ed Bach and gave him the position of Capellmeister, the highest rank given to a musician during the baroque age. It is strange that Bach enjoyed his time at Cothen. The prince was the son of a Calvini ...

(11 pages) 128 0 4.4 Oct/2004

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

This is a Music Critique on an Iwukuni Japan Baroque period Orchestra.

onsieur de Mauroy,the works epitomizing the elegance, grace and piquant pointlessness of the French Baroque.The piece was superb constructuction seemed equivalent of the Baroque Period. The piece h ...

(3 pages) 60 1 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Qualities of Classicism in the Instrumental Music.

In the late 1700's and early 1800's the Baroque period gave way to the classical era, introducing many revolutionary new scientific discover ... ge of enlightenment. With this change in social philosophy came changes in musical trends. Previous Baroque style developed in to a new Classical, formed by a sensitive and profuse with ornamentation ... with an emphasized expressiveness in details. Despite that some of his sonatas were yet written in Baroque binary form, CPE Bach introduced a definite development of two themes and their recapitulati ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Comparison of the Musical Styles of Vivaldi and Corelli

Change, discovery, and innovation characterize the Baroque period. Classic composers, such as Bach and Handel burst onto the musical arena with great c ... d violinists as well as accomplished composers. "Corelli was the greatest violinist-composer of the Baroque and arguably its second most influential Italian composer after Monteverdi." Corelli's works ... d, Denise, Anthony Newcomb, Thomas Walker, Michael Talbot, Donald J. Grout, Joel Sheveloff. Italian Baroque Masters: Monteverdi, Fresobaldi, Cavalli, Corelli, A. Scarlattie, Vivaldi, D. Scarlatti. New ...

(15 pages) 54 0 5.0 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 history and influence of Mozart

As the Baroque period ended, a new style emerged which would introduce some of the most significant compose ... introduce some of the most significant composers in history. The Classical period fell between the Baroque and the Romantic periods. Among its composers were Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, and m ...

(3 pages) 42 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

Characteristics of Baroque Art

Baroque is a term given to the style of art during the late 16th century to the middle of the 18th c ... , the term was first used by critics to describe art that failed to meet their standards of beauty. Baroque art is often described as an "intense movement of explosive energy." It is a style that is f ... of flamboyant concepts and dramatic quality. The elaborate ornamentation, a prime characteristic of Baroque Art is eloquently displayed in the masterpiece, Snyders and his wife by Van Dyck. Upon exami ...

(2 pages) 68 1 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Piranesi Carceri xi

ad a profound impact not only on the succeeding art of the Middle Ages, but on this Renaissance and baroque period as well. John Welton-Ely, in The Mind and the Art of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, went ...

(2 pages) 1168 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The work “Saint Sebastian” was done by a Flemish artist

painting in this gallery, exemplifies efforts by the Catholic church during the seventeenth century Baroque period to emphasize the importance of steadfast allegiance to its dogma through more ?human? ... teenth century art.There are many characteristics that help us to recognize this work as a Northern Baroque work. First of all, a sharp outline from linear approach catches our eye and that is why the ...

(3 pages) 1185 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

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