The Baroque Orchestra

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The Baroque Orchestra

  1. 1. The Orchestra By Pablo Carbajo and Iñigo Itoiz
  2. 2. Index <ul><li>The origin </li></ul><ul><li>Instruments and structure </li></ul><ul><li>Beginnings of baroque orchestra in France and Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Baroque orchestras of today </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Origin <ul><li>The Baroque orchestra is the type of orchestra that existed during the Baroque period, commonly identified as 1600-1750. Its origins were in France where Jean Baptiste Lully. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Instruments and Structure <ul><li>As well as violins and woodwinds, the baroque orchestra contained continuo instruments such as the theorbo and harpsicord. The baroque orchestra was reasonably small with a maximum of thirty people. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Beginning in France and Italy <ul><li>During the Baroque Period (1600-1750), instrumental music continued to be the privilege of the royal and aristocratic households who had the means to employ full-time orchestras and composers. The only way a composer could earn a living was to be employed by some wealthy patron, either a member of the aristocracy or a leading church dignitary. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Baroque Orchestras Today <ul><li>The term 'Baroque orchestra' is also commonly used today to refer to chamber orchestras giving historically informed performances of baroque or classical on period instruments or replicas. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The End </li></ul>

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