The Late Baroque 1700-1750s

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In Music
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    Alessando Scarlatti

    Important Italian composer and teacher in Naples
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    Francois Couperin

    Composer in Vienna and diplomat in Italy
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    Antonio Vivaldi

    Italian composer; laid foundations for late Baroque instrumental music
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    Georg Philipp Telemann

    The most prolific German composer of his day; more popular than J.S. Bach during Baroque
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    Jean-Philippe Rameau

    French composer and theorist; known first as theorist
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    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Considered the Baroque master; master of counterpoint and of the most revered composers today
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    Georg Friedrich Handel

    German musician and inventor of English oratorio; most respected by Beethoven
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    Domenico Scarlatti

    Keyboard composer and virtuoso with a progressive style
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    Johann Joachim Quantz

    German composer and flutist; taught Fredrick the Great in Berlin
  • War of Spanish Succession begins

  • Bartolomeo Cristofori invents the piano

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    Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Galant Neapolitan composer; his intermezzo, "La serva padrona" sparked the war of the bouffons in Paris in 1752
  • Peace of Utrecht

    Treaty that reestablished the balance of power in Europe and helped end the war of Spanish Succession
  • Gabriel Fahrenheit invents the first mercury thermometer

  • English Oratorio Developed

    Developed by Handel