Baroque Period

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  • Start of monody which will last until the 1700s.

    Start of monody which will last until the 1700s.
    Monody refers to an accompanied solo music.
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    Baroque Period

    It is most often defined as "the dominant style of art in Europe between the Mannerist and Rococo eras, a style characterized by dynamic movement, overt emotion and self-confident rhetoric".
  • Professorship of music founded at Oxford University by William Heather

  • Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer born

  • Heinrich Shcutz:"Dafne, first german opera, libretto by Martin Opitz, given at Torgau

  • Monteverdi:"Eight Book of Madrigals"

  • Mazarin call a Venetian opera company to Paris

    Mazarin call a Venetian opera company to Paris
  • basso continuo

    basso continuo
    music created by combining keyboard music and one or more bass instruments.
  • Antionio Vivaldi, Italian composer, born

    Antionio Vivaldi, Italian composer, born
  • Italian opera became more expressive and expansive.

  • Joseph Sauveur measures and explains vibrations of musical tones

  • Michel de Lalande, French composer and organist, dies

    Michel de Lalande, French composer and organist, dies
  • Antonio Salieri, Italian composer and royal ass, born

    Antonio Salieri, Italian composer and royal ass, born
  • Mozart: "La Finta Giardiniera," opera buffa, Salzburg

  • Nicola Piccini, Italian composer, Gluck's rival in Paris, dies

    Nicola Piccini, Italian composer, Gluck's rival in Paris, dies