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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baroque

Theatre evolved in the Baroque era and became a multimedia experience, starting with the actual architectural space. In fact, much of the technology used in current Broadway or commercial plays was invented and developed during this era. The stage could change from a romantic garden to the interior of a palace in a ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baroque_music

Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750. This era followed the Renaissance music era, and was followed in turn by the Classical era. Baroque music forms a major portion of the "classical music" canon, being nowadays widely studied, performed, and listened to.

www.baroque.org/baroque

Comparing some of music history's greatest masterpieces to a misshapen pearl might seem strange to us today, but to the nineteenth century critics who applied the term, the music of Bach and Handel's era sounded overly ornamented and exaggerated. Having long since shed its derogatory connotations, “baroque” is now ...

courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-arthistory/chapter/the-baroque-period

Key Takeaways. Key Points. The most important factors during the Baroque era were the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation ; the development of the Baroque style was considered to be closely linked with the Catholic Church. The popularity of the Baroque style was encouraged by the Catholic Church, which had ...

www.britannica.com/art/Baroque-art-and-architecture

Baroque art and architecture, the visual arts and building design and construction produced during the era in the history of Western art that roughly coincides with the 17th century. The earliest manifestations, which occurred in Italy, date from the latter decades of the 16th century, while in some regions, notably Germany and ...

courses.lumenlearning.com/musicapp_historical/chapter/chapter-1

Later, the name came to apply also to the architecture of the same period. Baroque music forms a major portion of the “classical music” canon, being widely studied, performed, and listened to. Composers of the Baroque era include Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Alessandro Scarlatti, Domenico Scarlatti, ...

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Baroque_period

May 13, 2016 ... One of the defining aspects of music of the Baroque era was its connection to and expression of liturgical themes. Since many important composers of the era were in the employ of the church in Europe, sacred music composed for specific religious occasions was the norm. The rationale for composing for ...

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The concerto, of course, is an instrumental form, and during the Baroque era, instrumental music assumed far greater prominence than previously. An examination of the madrigals of Monteverdi, written over a fifty year period, reveals many of the stylistic changes that signaled the transition from Renaissance to Baroque.

www.artofmanliness.com/2010/10/18/the-basics-of-art-the-baroque-period

Oct 18, 2010 ... The Basics of Baroque Art. Time Period: 1600s-1700s. Background: When Martin Luther penned his 95 Theses in 1517, he set off a movement that would forever change the world: the Protestant Reformation. His criticisms of the Catholic Church and arguments for things like the supreme authority of the ...