A History of Baroque Music is an exhaustive study of the music of the Baroque period, with particular focus on the 17th century. Individual chapters consider the work of significant composers, including Monteverdi, Corelli, Scarlatti, Schütz, Purcell, Handel, Bach, and Telemann, as well as specific countries and regions. Two contributed chapters examine composers and genres from Russia, the Ukraine, Slovenia, Croatia, and Latin America. The book also includes a wealth and variety of musical examples from all genres and instrumental combinations.
Contributors are Claudia Jensen, Metoda Kokole, Rui Vieira Nery, and Ennio Stipcevic.
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About the Author
George J. Buelow, Professor Emeritus of Musicology at Indiana University, is former President of the American Bach Society. His research and publications, including several articles in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, focus on the music of the Baroque and the history of opera.
Table of Contents
PrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroduction: "Baroque" as an historical conceptPart I: The Baroque in the Seventeenth CenturyChapter 1: The Renaissance in Transition-Origins of New Musical conceptsChapter 2: Baroque Innovations in Italy to circa 1640Chapter 3: Claudio Monteverdi (1567=1643)Chapter 4: The Baroque in Italy from c1640 to c1700Chapter 5: Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713 and Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)
George J. BuelowChapter 6: The Baroque in FranceChapter 7: Sacred Music in Northern and Southern Europe and Austria in the Seventeenth CenturyChapter 8: Secular Music in Northern and Southern Europe and Austria in the Seventeenth CenturyChapter 9: Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)Chapter 10: English Music during the Stuart Reign, the Commonwealth and the RestorationChapter 11: Henry Purcell (1659-1695)Chapter 12: Music in Spain, Portugal, and Latin America By Rui Vieira NeryChapter 13: Music in Eastern Europeby Ennio Stipcevic, Metoda Kokole, and Claudia JensenPart II: The Baroque in TransitionChapter 14: Music in ItalyChapter 15: Opera at Hamburg, Dresden, and ViennaChapter 16: George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)Chapter 17: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)Chapter 18: Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) BibliographyIndexList of Contributors