The baroque

  • Counter-Reformation

    A main event that influenced the Baroque period was the Counter-Reformation. This was a period of Catholic revival that occurred during the 16th and early 17th century that was a response to the Protestant Reformation.
  • Establishment of the Dutch East India Company

    Establishment of the Dutch East India Company
    The Dutch East India Company was established
  • William Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare was an English playwright and poet. He is considered to be an important force in the field of music from his day into this current age.
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    Thirty Years’ War

    One of the most controversial events that was happening was the Thirty Years’ War. According to the textbook
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    Apolo and Daphne

    Apolo and Daphne is a sculpture by the Italian Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • Las Meninas

    Las Meninas
    Las Meninas or The Family of Philip IV is considered the masterpiece of Spanish Golden Age painter Diego Velázquez.
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    Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell was the most important composer in the 17th century. He worked with songs, anthems, sacred music, incidental music keyboard works, and created 6 stage works.
  • Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre

    Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre
    Elisabeth-Claude was known as "the marvel of our century". She was educated in Louis XIV's court and a renowned harpsichordist. She wrote ballets, operas, chamber music, and 3 volumes of cantatas.