Timeline 2: The Baroque (1600-1730s)

Timeline created by kaileycloud
In Music
  • Period: 1567 to

    Claudio Monteverdi

    Early Baroque: Composer, adept at composing “modern” music, Used dissonances in his music
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    Francesca Caccini

    Early Baroque: first woman to compose operas, sang lead roles in several early operas, became the highest paid musica in Italy by age 20,
  • Dafne

    Early Baroque: first opera Giulio Caccini and Jacopo Peri
  • L’Orfeo

    Early Baroque: written by Claudio Monteverdi
  • Ascension of Louis XIII to the French Throne

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    The Thirty Years War

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    Barbara Strozzi

    Early Baroque: Published eight sets of songs, most of her works are ariettas and aria
  • The Coronation of Poppea

    Early Baroque: by Claudio Monteverdi, Composed when he was 75, Premiered in Venice in 1642
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    Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Middle Baroque; Bohemian-Austrian composer and violinist, one of the most important composers for the violin
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    Arcangelo Corelli

    Middle Baroque: Italian Composer
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    Henry Purcell

    Early Baroque: Singer, organist, composer of instrumental and vocal music
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    Alessandro Scarlatti

    Middle Baroque: Composer, teacher in Naples
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    Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre

    Middle Baroque; child prodigy Musician and harpsichord player, Performed for the court of Louis XIV at age 5
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    François Couperin

    Middle Baroque: French Composer
  • Sonata No. 1: Biber

    Middle Baroque: violin sonata
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    Antonio Vivaldi

    Middle Baroque: Composer, Music director at the Pieta, Composed many operas and instrumental works, Wrote nearly 800 concertos of various types, Considered the greatest master of the Baroque concerto
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    Georg Philip Telemann

    Middle Baroque: German Composer
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    Jean-Joseph Mouret

    Middle Baroque: One representative composer from this French court: served the son of King Louis XIV,
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    Domenico Scarlatti

    Middle Baroque: Composer, Wrote over 500 sonatas for harpsichord, operas, cantatas, and keyboard exercises
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    G. F. Handel

    Middle Baroque: German composer, wrote Italian music,
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    J. S. Bach

    Middle and Late Baroque: very important composer, greatest master of the fugue, one of the most skilled musicians in the Baroque
  • Salem Witch Trials

  • Handel’s Water Music

    Middle Baroque: Performed for a royal party on the Thames River in London on July 17, 1717, Consists of 22 movements
  • Le Quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons)

    Middle Baroque: Cycle of four violin concertos, Each concerto is accompanied by a poem
  • Suite de symphonies

    Middle Baroque: Written for trumpets, violins, oboes, timpani, basses, bassoons, and organ
  • Cantata No. 140

    Late Baroque: Based on a chorale by Philipp Nicolai, German
  • Messiah

    Late Baroque: Handel, English Oratorio, 52 separate numbers