<< Baroque Performance Practices

The composers listed below wrote music during the Baroque Era. Their work incorporates characteristics of Baroque music, including homophony, fugal writing, basso continuo, strong form, and the influence of dance music.

  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750) - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is a German Baroque era (1600-1750) composer who is known as the grandfather of modern music theory - his compositions were so well loved and studied,…
  • Handel, George Frederick (1685-1759) - George Frederick Handel is a German composer from the Baroque Era who is best known for his great choral work Messiah from which his famous Hallelujah Chorus comes. Handel had…
  • Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741) - Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) is an Italian Baroque Era composer and ordained priest who was know as "the red priest" (likely due to his red hair). His prolific musical output, including…

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