Late Baroque

  • Handel Born

    Worked in Italy early in his career, and absorbed the Italian style writing over 40 operas and man Italian cantatas.
  • J. S. Bach is mentioned as "the famous Weimar organist"

  • "Esther" by Handel

  • Handel appointed as a music director at the Royal Academy of Music

  • J. S. Bach married Anna Magdalena Wilcke

    A highly paid and talented singer in the court.
  • J. S. Bach appointed cantor at St. Thomas's Church in Leipzig

    His activity in Leipzig centered on composing cantatas.
  • Handel became a naturalized British subject

  • "The English Oratorio" by Handel

    The public was pleased by the new genre. No lavish scenery.
  • "Cantata No. 140" or BWV 140

    The cantata uses a choir, and S, T, B soloists.
  • J. S. Bach wrote "St. Mark Passion"

    It is uncertain what the remaining two missing works may have been.
  • "Israel in Egypt" by Handel

  • "Messiah" by Handel

  • "Judas Maccabaeus" by Handel

  • "Jephtha" by Handel

  • Handel Death

    Produced Italian operas in England for eight years