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 Classical music links
Classical Music Composer Database - A database of composers from all eras, with names, nationalities, dates, pronunciations and website links.
Classical Music of St Petersburg, Russia - - all about musical life in St Petersburg: concert halls, musical theatres, lists of musicians, composers, musical teams and their web-pages - with mp3 musical fragments.
Classical Music in Russia - with details of Russian composers, Russian musicians and an audio archive.
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 Baroque music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baroque music describes an era and a set of styles of European classical music which were in widespread use between approximately 1600 to 1750 (see Dates of classical music eras for a discussion of the problems inherent in defining the beginning and end points).
Baroque performance practice had a renewed influence with the rise of "Authentic" or Historically Informed Performance in the late 20th century.
The practice of the Baroque era was the norm against which new composition was measured, and there came to be a division between sacred works, which held more closely to the Baroque style from, secular, or "profane" works, which were in the new style.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baroque_music   (2846 words)

  
 Baroque music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baroque music describes an era and a set of styles of European classical music which were in widespread use between approximately 1600 to 1750 (see Dates of classical music eras for a discussion of the problems inherent in defining the beginning and end points).
The practice of the Baroque era was the norm against which new composition was measured, and there came to be a division between sacred works, which held more closely to the Baroque style from, secular, or "profane" works, which were in the new style.
The original meaning of "baroque" is "irregularly shaped pearl", a strikingly fitting characterization of the architecture and design of this period; later, the name came to be applied also to its music.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baroque_music   (2846 words)

  
 Baroque music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baroque music describes an era and a set of styles of European classical music which were in widespread use between approximately 1600 to 1750 (see Dates of classical music eras for a discussion of the problems inherent in defining the beginning and end points).
Baroque music was more often written for virtuoso singers and instrumentalists, and is characteristically harder to perform than Renaissance music, although idiomatic instrumental writing was one of the most important innovations of the period.
The original meaning of "baroque" is "irregularly shaped pearl", a strikingly fitting characterization of the architecture and design of this period; later, the name came to be applied also to its music.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baroque_music   (2825 words)

  
 Articles - Baroque music
Baroque music describes an era and a set of styles of European classical music which were in widespread use between approximately 1600 to 1750 (see Dates of classical music eras for a discussion of the problems inherent in defining the beginning and end points).
Baroque music was more often written for virtuoso singers and instrumentalists, and is characteristically harder to perform than Renaissance music, although idiomatic instrumental writing was one of the most important innovations of the period.
The original meaning of "baroque" is "irregularly shaped pearl", a strikingly fitting characterization of the architecture and design of this period; later, the name came to be applied also to its music.
www.jazzbit.com /articles/Baroque_music   (2838 words)

  
 Baroque music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baroque music describes an era and a set of styles of European classical music which were in widespread use between approximately 1600 to 1750 (see Dates of classical music eras for a discussion of the problems inherent in defining the beginning and end points).
The practice of the Baroque era was the norm against which new composition was measured, and there came to be a division between sacred works, which held more closely to the Baroque style from, secular, or "profane" works, which were in the new style.
Baroque music was more often written for virtuoso singers and instrumentalists, and is characteristically harder to perform than Renaissance music, although idiomatic instrumental writing was one of the most important innovations of the period.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baroque_music   (2826 words)

  
 Classical Music FAQ
By listening to a varied program at first, you can begin to identify the types of music and the eras which are most interesting to you.
Briefly though, All conductors and performers have their own interpretation of a given piece of music, and thus no two recordings are truly the same, just as no two painters' portraits of the same individual could ever be the same.
The precise dates of the beginning and end of each period are a source of major academic debate, and many argue (and perhaps correctly) that there is no precise date but rather a long overlap.
mus100.nku.edu /classicalfaq.html   (4402 words)

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