About Baroque Composers: The Gallery

Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751)

 

The sad truth is that we slowly forget many things of the past that helped create what we are today. This is true about musicians and composers. For example, music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance is not performed very often and the names of composers are often not known or at least not very familiar. This music is simple to far removed from us.

Not when it comes to Baroque music! Although the thing of old, it is so close us and so enjoyable! It is being performed, it is studied by young musicians and mastered by celebrated artists.

 

Above this text, you can view a little gallery of portraits of the Baroque composers who are as familiar to us and as important as the musicians of later days.

Included in the slideshow:

  • Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
  • Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
  • François Couperin (1668-1733)
  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
  • Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632 – 1687)
  • Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
  • Johann Pachelbel (1653 – 1706)
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736)
  • Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)
  • Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)
  • Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
  • Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

You will read about some of these composers in the later chapters of this book.

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