Baroque Composers

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Baroque Composers
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  1. Claudio Monteverdi
    • 1567-1643
    • Italian
    • Orfeo: Toccata, A l'amara novella and Tu se' morta, possente spirto
    • Arianna
    • wrote first important opera
    • did not get paid for what he deserved and was humiliated by it
    • became maestro di cappella in Venice
  2. Barbara Strozzi
    • 1619-1677
    • Italian
    • L'amente segreto
    • Voglio Morire
    • great woman composer
  3. Henry Purcell
    • 1659-1695
    • English
    • Dido and Aeneas
    • "greatest of all English composers"
    • wrote one of first English operas
  4. Arcangelo Corelli
    • 1653-1713
    • Italian
    • Trio Sonata in C Major, Opus 4, No. 1
    • first superstar of violin
    • only person buried in Rome's Pantheon
  5. Antonio Vivaldi
    • 1678-1741
    • Italian
    • Violin Concerto in E Major, Opus 8, No. 1, The Spring
  6. Johann Sebastian Bach
    • 1685-1750
    • German
    • Organ Fugue in G minor
    • Well-tempered Clavier
    • The Brandenburg Concertos
    • Wachet Auf, ruft uns die stimme
  7. George Frideric Handel
    • 1685-1759
    • German
    • Water Music
    • Rinaldo
    • Messiah

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