• Samuel Scheidt

    Samuel Scheidt
    Samuel Scheidt was a German composer and organist teacher early Baroque period
    December 1604 had become organist at the Moritzkirche; he remained there until at least April 1607. In 1608-9 he took time off to study with Sweelinck
    In 1619 he opened a new organ at Bayreuth in the presence of many princes and musicians, including Praetorius and Schütz
    in 1625 to support the Protestant cause in the Thirty Years' War, Scheidt
  • Jacques Ch. de Chambonniéres

    Jacques Ch. de Chambonniéres
    Jacques Champion de Chambonnières, key interpreter French, considered the founder of l'École française de clavecin
    Died in 1672
    Some ten years later, about 1621/22, Chambonnières married his first wife Marie Leclerc. He continued receiving generous financial support from his father until some time in the mid-1620s, when Jacques Champion's wife unexpectedly gave birth to two more children
  • Francesco Cavalli

    Francesco Cavalli
    Pier Francesco Cavalli was a composer, organist and Italian singer. It was next to Monteverdi, the most important opera composer of the seventeenth century.
    Cream Venetian Governor from 1614-1616
    Cavalli was fired from San Giovanni e Paolo on November 4, 1630, where it was learned that played the organ since last Lent. His output this position was due, probably, to their marriage on January 7, 1630 with Mary Sozomen,
  • Giacomo Carissimi

    Giacomo Carissimi
    Born in Marini, near Rome, in 1604 and 1605. In 1628, he held the same position at the church of St. Apollinaris Germanicum belonging to school in Rome, who kept working until his death.
    Elected in 1649 papal choirmaster, introduced in churches accompaniment of instrumental music and was the first to introduce the cantata for religious subjects. In 1656 he met Queen Christina of SwedenMost of his works are known copies since the original manuscripts were lost or destroyed after the dissolutio
  • Johann J. Froberger

    Johann J. Froberger
    He was among the most famous composers of the era and influenced practically every major composer in Europe by developing the genre of keyboard suite and contributing greatly to the exchange of musical traditions through his many travels. He is also remembered for his highly idiomatic and personal descriptive harpsichord pieces, which are among the earliest known examples of program music.
  • Jean-Baptiste Lully

    Jean-Baptiste Lully
    Jean Baptiste Lully was an Italian-born French composer, creator of French opera consisting of a complex incorporating staged opera with French aesthetics, plus ballet and deep literary texts to which they dubbed "Musical Tragedies".In 1638 his older brother dies Vergini, in October 1639 his sister Margherita.In 1652, at age 20, he entered the service of Louis XIV as a ballet dancer and violinist.
  • Dietrich Buxtehude

    Dietrich Buxtehude
    Dietrich Buxtehudefue a composer and organist German-Danish European academic Baroque music.Abendmusiken instituted in 1673, and Advent concerts, which attracted musicians from other places and celebrated in the church continued until 1810. His contemporaries recognized him as the best organist of his time.In 1703, Handel and Mattheson traveled to meet him. By then Buxtehude and was 66 and ready to retire.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Alessandro Scarlatti
    Alessandro Scarlatti was a celebrated Italian composer who played a key role in the history of music, mainly in the language development of opera, helping to improve the ways of da capo aria and the three-movement Italian overture.In 1684 Scarlatti was hired by Spain's ambassador to the Vatican, who had been appointed Viceroy of Naples.Between 1707 and early 1708 did not receive commissions for operas. In addition to works written for St. Mary Major
    Scarlatti died en 1735
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Arcangelo Corelli
    Arcangelo Corelli was an Italian violinist current and Baroque music composer
    In 1666 he traveled to Bologna, where he studied with Giovanni Leonardo Benvenuti and Brugnoli. In 1670 he became a member of the Philharmonic Academy of Bologna. Five years later he settled in Rome, where it was adopted and hosted by Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni
    In 1682 he became first violinist of the orchestra chapel of the Church of St. Louis of the French