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  • Period: 1567 to

    Claudio Monteverdi

    The transitional figure from the Renaissance to the Baroque.
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    Francesca Caccini

    First woman to compose operas.
  • Monody

    Sung melody with basso continuo.
  • Teatro de San Cassiano

    The first public opera theatre opens.
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    Louis XIV

    King of France and accomplished dancer.
  • Equal Temperment

    Tuning where all half steps are equidistance apart.
  • The Coronation of Poppea

    Final opera composed by Montiverdi.
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    Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    One of the most important composer for violin.
  • L'astratto

    Cantata composed by Strozzi.
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    Henry Purcell

    Worked in the court of Charles II as a composer.
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    Antonio Vivaldi

    Composer and music director at Pieta.
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    Jean-Joseph Mouret

    Representative composer of the French court, serving the son of King Louis XIV
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    Domenico Scarlatti

    Virtuoso keyboardist who served royal families in Portugal and Spain.
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    G.F. Handel

    German composer who wrote Italian music.
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    J.S. Bach

    One of the most skill composers of the Baroque era.
  • Water Music

    Suite performed on the Thames River in England.
  • Le Quattro stagioni

    Cycle of four violin concertos.
  • English Oratorio

    Form of Oratorio that Italian singers among English singers.
  • Messiah

    English Oratorio composed by Handel.
  • The Art of Fugue

    Was left unfinished by Bach who die in 1750.