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See also: 1712 in music, other events of 1713, 1714 in music, list of years in music. See also: 1712 in music, other events of 1713, 1714 in music, list of years in music. ... Events April 11 - War of the Spanish Succession: Treaty of Utrecht June 23 - French residents of Acadia given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia Canada first Orrery built by George Graham Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...



Louis XIV King of France and Navarre By Hyacinthe Rigaud (1701) Louis XIV (Louis-Dieudonné) (September 5, 1638–September 1, 1715) reigned as King of France and King of Navarre from May 14, 1643 until his death. ...

Classical music

Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne is a secular canata composed by George Friederick Handel (1685-1759) to a libretto by Ambrose Philips (1674-1749), and first performed in 1713, shortly after Handel took up residence in Britain. ... George Frideric Handel (German Georg Friedrich Händel), (February 23, 1685 – April 14, 1759) was a German Baroque music composer who lived much of his life in England. ...


This article is about opera as an art form. ... Antonio Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi (March 4, 1678, Venice – July 28, 1741, Vienna), nicknamed Il Prete Rosso, meaning The Red Priest, was an Italian priest and baroque music composer. ...


February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ... March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... 3rd October Organization is also the name of a Marxist terrorist group . ... Antoine Dauvergne (1713 - 1797) was a French violinist and composer. ... October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ...


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Baroque music at AllExperts (2918 words)
Baroque music describes an era and a set of styles of European classical music which were in widespread use between approximately 1600 to 1750 (see Dates of classical music eras for a discussion of the problems inherent in defining the beginning and end points).
Musically the adoption of the figured bass represents a larger change in musical thinking—namely that harmony, that is "taking all of the parts together" was as important as the linear part of polyphony.
This musical language would prove to be international, as Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672) a German composer who studied in Venice, would adopt it to the liturgical needs of the Elector of Saxony, and serve as the choir master in Dresden.
Baroque Music - Part One (3432 words)
Music from the Baroque period is the earliest European music which we still generally recognize, whether it be the theme from Masterpiece Theatre (Mouret's Suite de Symphonie), the "Hallelujah Chorus" from Handel's Messiah, or any number of other pieces.
Most of the Baroque musical instruments and forms which evolved during the Baroque period survive today, particularly as they were embodied in the most familiar European art music, the music of the Classical and Romantic periods of the nineteenth century.
Lavish musical and theatrical spectacles were staged to charm and disarm his aristocratic courtiers and to dazzle and subdue his foreign visitors.
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