Baroque composers

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Peri. J

1561 - 1633

Was an Italian composer and singer of the period of transition between the Renaissance and the Baroque, and is considered the inventor of the opera

Monteverdi. C

1567 - 1643

Was a composer, gambista and Italian singer. It marked the transition between the polyphonic and madrigalist tradition of the sixteenth century and the birth of opera and lyrical drama in the seventeenth century. He is the most important figure in the transition between the music of the Renaissance and the Baroque.

Praetorius. M

15 February 1571 - 15 February 1621

Was a German composer and organist. He was one of the most versatile composers of his time and influenced the development of forms based on Protestant hymns.

Allegri. G

1582 - 1652

Was an Italian priest, singer and composer.

Frescobaldi. G

1583 - 1643

He wrote a great number of works for organ and harpsichord, including tocatas, whims, fantasies, songs, ricercare (generic name for any piece with counterpoint), dances and variations

Araujo. FC

1584 - 1654

fue uno de los compositores y organistas andaluces más importantes de la época de transición entre el Renacimiento y el Barroco.

Lully. JB

1632 - 1687

Was a composer, instrumentalist and French dancer of Italian origin, creator of the French opera that consisted of a complex staging that incorporated opera with French aesthetic, in addition to ballet and deep literary texts that he baptized like "Musical tragedies".

Sanz. G

1640 - 1710

fue un compositor, guitarrista y organista del Barroco español. Estudió música, teología y filosofía en la Universidad de Salamanca, donde más tarde fue nombrado profesor de música. Escribió tres libros de pedagogía y obras para guitarra barroca que forman una parte importante del actual repertorio de guitarra clásica según los mejores músicos sobre las técnicas de la guitarra.

Charpentier. MA

1643 - 1704

Was a French Baroque composer

Cabanilles. J

1644 - 1712

fue un organista y compositor español de música barroca.

Corelli. A

1653 - 1713

Was a violinist and composer of the Italian Baroque period.

Marais. M

1658 - 1728

Was a violagambista and French composer, disciple of Jean-Baptiste Lully and of Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe. In 1676 he was hired as a musician at the court of Louis XIV of France. He excelled in that post, and in 1679 he was appointed ordinaire de la chambre du roi pour la viole, a title he kept until 1725.

Purcell. H

1659 - 1695

Was a British composer of the Baroque. Considered one of the best English composers of all time, 2 incorporated French and Italian stylistic elements into his music, generating an English style of Baroque music.

Couperin. F

1668 - 1733

Composer, organist and French harpsichordist of the Baroque.

Vivaldi. A

1678 - 1741

Was a Venetian composer, violinist, impresario, teacher and Venetian baroque priest. He was nicknamed Il prete rosso ("The Red Priest") for being a priest and a redhead. It is one of the most relevant figures in the history of music. His mastery is reflected in having cemented the genre of the concert, the most important of his time.2

Talemann. GP

1681 - 1767

fue un compositor barroco alemán, aunque su obra también tuvo características de principios del clasicismo. Está considerado el compositor más prolífico de la historia de la música.

Rameau. JP

1683 - 1764

fue un compositor, clavecinista y teórico musical francés, muy influyente en la época barroca. Reemplazó a Jean-Baptiste Lully como el compositor dominante de la ópera francesa y fue duramente atacado por aquellos que preferían el estilo de su predecesor. Falleció en 1764, apenas un mes antes de que otro gran músico francés, Jean-Marie Leclair, muriera asesinado.1

Scarlatti. D

1685 - 1757

Was an Italian composer of the baroque period settled in Spain, where he composed almost all his sonatas for harpsichord, for which he is universally recognized. His style evolved into the preclassic.

Händel. GF

1685 - 1759

Was a German composer, later nationalized English, considered one of the leading figures of Baroque music and one of the most influential composers of Western and universal music.1 In the history of music, he is the first modern composer2 to have adapted And focused his music to satisfy the tastes and needs of the public, 2 instead of those of the nobility and patrons, as was usual.

Bach. JS

1685 - 1750

Was a composer, organist, harpsichordist, violinist, violist, chapelmaster and German kantor of the Baroque period.

Soler. P

1729 - 1783

fue un compositor y clavecinista español, representante de la escuela española de música para teclado del siglo XVIII, y seguidor de la corriente musical introducida en España por el italiano Domenico Scarlatti.