Baroque Period pt1

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Baroque Period pt1

  1. 1. (1600-1750)
  2. 2. What is Baroque? • Style in Europe in music, art, and architecture • Very decorated and dramatic • Importance of beauty and complexity
  3. 3. Melk Abbey
  4. 4. Characteristics of Baroque Music • Emphasized contrasts in texture, pace and volume. • Strong use of improvisation in melodies, and the embellishments of those melodies. • Most importantly - if you hear a harpsichord, it’s almost always Baroque!
  5. 5. • Dance Music was very important for parties and social gatherings. http://youtu.be/9wlU4PP1eUI
  6. 6. Instruments of the Baroque Era What do you see?
  7. 7. Pipe Organ
  8. 8. http://youtu.be/DKejfYzB3ak
  9. 9. Harpsichord

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