Survey of Music Literature - Timeline #2 (Baroque) (1600-1750)

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In Music
  • Period: 1567 to

    Claudio Monteverdi

    Early Baroque. Used Seconda prattica in his works. Famous works include: L'Orfeo and The Coronation of Poppea.
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    Francesca Caccini

    Early Baroque. Daughter of Giulio Caccini (who composed the first opera. First woman to compose operas. Famous works include La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola di Alcina, and Primo Libro delle Musiche a una e due Voci
  • Invention of opera

    Jacopo Peri and Giulio Caccini composed the first two operas: Dafne, and Euridice.
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    Early Baroque

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    Barbara Strozzi

    Middle Baroque. Mainly composed arias.
  • First public opera house

    Built in Venice
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    Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Middle Baroque. Composed sacred music, violin sonatas, and ensemble music.
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    Middle Baroque

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    Arcangelo Corelli

    Middle Baroque. Master of the Trio Sonata.
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    Henry Purcell

    Middle Baroque. English. Worked in the court of Charles II. Composed Dido and Aeneas.
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    Alessandro Scarlatti

    Middle and Late Baroque. Father of Domenico Scarlatti. Helped bring in the Late style of Baroque.
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    Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre

    Middle and Late Baroque. French Suite composer
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    François Couperin

    Late Baroque. French Suite composer
  • Opera reaches England

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    Antonio Vivaldi

    Late Baroque. Wrote over 800 concertos. Composed The Four Seasons.
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    Georg Philip Telemann

    Late Baroque. Composed over 125 orchestral French-style suites.
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    Jean-Joseph Mouret

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    Domenico Scarlatti

    Late Baroque. Wrote over 500 sonatas, operas, and cantatas.
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    George Frederic Handel

    Late Baroque. Composed Messiah, and Judas Maccabeus
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    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Late Baroque. His death is usually used as the signal milestone for the end of the Baroque era. Composed over 200 sacred cantatas. Most famous works include his 2 Passions, and the Magnificat.
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    Late Baroque