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Baroque Music. Music written between about 1600 and 1750. Baroque Music. Claudio Monteverdi ( 1597-1643, Italy ) Monteverdi was one of the first Baroque composers. He wrote one of the first ever operas . . An opera is like a play, but set entirely to music. Baroque Music.

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Baroque music

Baroque Music

  • Music written between about 1600 and 1750


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Baroque Music

Claudio Monteverdi

(1597-1643, Italy)

Monteverdi was one of the first Baroque composers.

He wrote one of the first ever operas.

An opera is like a play, but set entirely to music.


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Baroque Music

Antonio Vivaldi

(1678-1741, Italy)

Vivaldi worked in Venice.

His nick-name was “Red Priest”

He wrote over 500 concertos.

A concerto is a piece for a solo instrument and orchestra.


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Baroque Music

Johann Sebastian Bach

(1685-1750, Germany)

Bach composed over a thousand pieces of music.

He is one of the greatest composers to have ever lived.

His music is often highly contrapuntal.

A number of melodies playing at the same time


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