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The Late Baroque Era

from the 1680s to 1740

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, NJ .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by George J. Buelow
SeriesMusic and society
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxii, 521 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25430249M
ISBN 100135299837
ISBN 109780135299838

Quicksilver is a historical novel by Neal Stephenson, published in It is the first volume of The Baroque Cycle, his late Baroque historical fiction series, succeeded by The Confusion and The System of the World (both published in ). Quicksilver won the Arthur C. Clarke Award and was nominated for the Locus Award in Stephenson organized the structure of Quicksilver such that. The books all cover the entire Baroque period in music, and nothing else than music of the Baroque era. The first one (Bukofzer) has, afaics, a single paragraph about Fux's operas, and, other than that, mentions this composer a few times in passing. His Gradus ad Parnassum is only mentioned as an entry in a bibliographical list.

After his book was published, the term baroque was used as a description of an artistic style rather than as a term of derision. Influences of the Period. The arts of the baroque period are more clearly understood within the context of the era’s broader cultural and intellectual influences. Three significant events had an impact on the arts. Austria - Austria - Social, economic, and cultural trends in the Baroque period: The Thirty Years’ War and the Turkish wars had resulted in the devastation of large parts of the country and in great losses among the population, which suffered further reduction during the plague years of and The territories that had been wrested from the Turks had to be resettled systematically by.

The Baroque Cycle, Neal Stephenson’s award-winning series, spans the late 17th and early 18th centuries, combining history, adventure, science, invention, piracy, and alchemy into one sweeping tale. It is a gloriously rich, entertaining, and endlessly inventive historical epic populated by the likes of Isaac Newton, William of Orange.   Although written in , this book remains a very fine text on what we call the Baroque era of music. This is roughly the transition caused by the aesthetics of the Florentine Camerata at the end of the 16th century through the culmination of the late Baroque in Bach and s: 7.


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The Baroque (UK: / b ə ˈ r ɒ k /, US: / b ə ˈ r oʊ k /; French:) is a style of architecture, music, dance, painting, sculpture and other arts that flourished in Europe from the early 17th century until the s.

In the territories of the Spanish and Portuguese empires including the Iberian Peninsula it continued, together with new styles, until the first decade of the active: 17th–18th centuries. Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-xii. PDF. Music and Society in the Late Baroque Era.

George J. Buelow. Pages Rome: the Power of Patronage. Malcolm Boyd. Pages Venice in an Era of Political Decline. Eleanor Selfridge-Field. Pages Naples: a. baroque, in music, a style that prevailed from the last decades of the 16th cent. to the first decades of the 18th cent.

Its beginnings were in the late 16th-century revolt against polyphony that gave rise to the accompanied recitative and to opera and recitative came the figured bass, used consistently in ensemble music throughout the baroque era.

The Baroque era saw the genesis of opera, growth of the orchestra, and a flourishing of instrumental music, especially for the violin and keyboard. Most new fashions originated in Italy and Italian musicians dominated the field, but, by the end of the period, distinctive national styles had evolved.

The fifth and final volume of the only comprehensive survey in modern times of the surviving Italian frescoes from the Baroque era, tothis groundbreaking work is an achievement in scholarship and publishing of the same magnitude as Abbeville's Art of Florence and Art and Spirit of Paris.

Abstract. Since the early nineteenth century, ‘Baroque’ has been used first in art criticism and later in musical historiography as a label defining the period in Western culture extending from approximately to around The Late Baroque Era: Vol 4.

From The s To (Man & Music) [Buelow, George J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Late Baroque Era: Vol 4. From The s To (Man & Music). The composers in the early Baroque were trying to get away from the complexity of late Renaissance polyphonic texture.

As a result, they strove for simple homophonic textures. By the late Baroque, composers had once again embraced the complexity of elaborate polyphony. This is especially true of German composers writing for German audiences.

The Baroque style is seen as a generally lively or even ostentatious artistic, architectural, and musical style from the late 17th to the late 18th century. This vivid style is prominent in regions in what are today Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, and Austria, where it represents a movement that became particularly popular among.

Bukofsky’s book is definitely one of the best around on the subject. Although written inthis book remains a very fine text on what we call the Baroque era of music. This is roughly the transition caused by the aesthetics baroaue the Florentine Camerata at the end of the 16th century through the culmination of the late Baroque in Bach and Handel.

The Late Baroque Era: From the s to (MUSIC AND SOCIETY) Paperback – December 1, by George J. Buelow (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). A History of Baroque Music is an exhaustive study of the music of the Baroque period, with particular focus on the 17th century.

Individual chapters consider the work of significant composers, including Monteverdi, Corelli, Scarlatti, Schütz, Purcell, Handel, Bach, and Telemann, as well as specific countries and regions.

Two contributed chapters examine composers and genres from Russia, the /5(2). In the baroque period, the ordinary citizen's opportunities for hearing music usually came from the. church. The early and late baroque periods differed in that composers in the late baroque _____ The text, or book, of a musical dramatic work is called the _____.

An examination of the art movement known as the Baroque Period from its beginnings in the s to its decline in the late s, including an Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help.

A Baroque Glossary. to Although the impulse to harness music’s power unifies much of the music in the baroque era, the technical differences in the period—particularly between early and late works—are his helpful survey of the era, musicologist Claude Palisca suggests that the period be understood as encompassing several different phases.

What is the difference between Bach in the early and late baroque. Early = Innovator Late = Refinement. Melody is governed by the principle of progressive development, melodies are typically long and symmetrical, often driven by melodic sequences, strong sense of meter, one rhythmic motive dominates throughout, retune to polyphony are all.

During the late baroque period, what type of dynamics was commonly used. A) Forte or constant loud dynamics B) Terraced or abrupt dynamic changes C) Crescendo or gradual changes from soft to loud dynamics D) Crescendo or abrupt dynamic changes E) Terraced; gradual changes from. An Overview of the Historical Events During the Baroque Period.

History is fascinating. The idea of so many events to have taken place over the years can be very intriguing. One of the most significant eras in history was the Baroque era, that lasted for more than a century.

This article takes a brief look at this era. The Early Baroque Era book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Examines the musical culture of the Baroque from the late 16th centu 4/5(4).

the baroque period () The transition from Renaissance to Baroque musical style began in the late sixteenth century. The polychoral motets of the Venetian school, with two or more independent choirs juxtaposed to exploit the resulting contrast in color, provided the seedbed for the Baroque.

Baroque art and architecture - Baroque art and architecture - Architecture, painting, and sculpture: The arts present an unusual diversity in the Baroque period, chiefly because currents of naturalism and classicism coexisted and intermingled with the typical Baroque style.

Indeed, Annibale Carracci and Caravaggio, the two Italian painters who decisively broke with Mannerism in the s and.The Early Baroque Era: From the Late 16th Century to the s (Music and Society) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at What texture did the late baroque composers favor?

Early Baroque Composers favored homophonic texture. Late Baroque Composers favored polyphonic texture. What are the dates of the classical period as designated in your book? Philosophers and writers-especially Voltaire () and Denis Diderot ()-saw their time.