Baroque era

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Noun1.Baroque era - the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe
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Lightbown opened by noting that during the Baroque era 'aesthetic desirability first overcame all devotional considerations', with the result that some connoisseurs 'stripped churches and convents of paintings which were objects of veneration as well as of local pride'.
Bergeron, a classical pianist, will present "The Baroque Era,'' a program featuring the music of Bach, Vivaldi, Scarlatti, Purcell, Clarke and Petzold.
The programme presents these contemporary compositions alongside music from the Baroque era composed by composers such as Couperin, Galuppi and Domenico and Alessandro Scarlatti.
Bach and other composers in the Baroque era (1600-1750).
His repertoire is wide-ranging incorporating keyboard music from the Baroque era to the present day.
Another featured a world premiere of a new piece for harp, another for a trumpet and organ duo and two programs using authentic instruments of the Baroque era.
BOB Ross conducted the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO) brass band to captivate the audience at Opera House, Katara on Saturday with their foot-tapping melodies ranging from baroque era to the popular rock numbers of the 80's.
YOUNG professional musicians from all over Europe get together in Coventry on Thursday to play some of the most popular music from the Baroque era.
This brings us to the heart of the volttme: six chapters outlining the development of the European trumpet from the fourteenth century through the baroque era to the end of the eighteenth century.
Created with the look and feel of the Baroque era, the video finds the guys in a formal concert setting.
In turn, she notes how the Baroque era has been historically seen as either an age of wonder or as an epoch of the marvelous (9).
Chapters correspond to the three sub-periods of the Baroque era, which are considered in terms of specific questions: the musical innovations and stylistic variety in the first half of the century and the political and economic crises, with discussion of how the ancients inspired the moderns, the use of theatrical music in the courts, the new expressivity of instrumental music, and the roles of music in civic and religious ritual; the institutions that produced music, such as public theaters, government and commercial sectors, and choir schools, convents, academies, salons, and music societies; and music in various cities in the late Baroque.