Baroque Music

Italian Composers

Claudio Monteverdi

1567 - 1643

One of the earliest opera composers

Monteverdi's Orfeo

1607

Arcangelo Corelli

1653 - 1713

Antonio Vivaldi

1678 - 1741

German Composers

Johann Pachelbel

1653 - 1706

The composer of the famous Canon in D Major

George Friedrich Handel

1685 - 1759

Johann Sebastian Bach

1685 - 1750

One of the most influential baroque composers, the role model of many following composers, such as Mozart and Beethoven. Also probably Dr. Whitmore's favorite composer ever

Bach's Fugue in G minor

1703

Handel's Messiah

1741

English Composer

William Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

The first KJV Bible was published

1611

Henry Purcell

1659 - 1695