Wrote Le Nouve Musique 1602 describing baroque vocal ornaments. Was involved in first operas, such as L'euridice.
1555-1612 An early instrumentalist of the late renaissance and early baroque. Wrote ensemble canzonas and early sonatas. Also accomplished in his sacred workss writing many motets.
1561-1633 Wrote first operas at turn of 17th century. Dafne 1598, Euridice 1600. Inventor of recitative style, developed aria and ritornello.
1567-1643 First operatic composer to gain recognition for the genre. Wrote L'orfeo. Got in the controversy with Artusi over 2nd pratica. Loves text painting and applied text expression to literally everything.
(1583-1643) Main tocatta guy. Wrote organ masses and played them
1585-1672 Applied new styles to lutheran church music. Created symphonie sacre. Wrote Saul was verfolgot du mich. Also wrote historia, more commonly known as passions.
1587-1645 Guilio caccinis daughter. Singer, pedagog, composer in Florcence. Highest paid musician after 1614 by medici. First extant opera by a woman.
1605-1674 Leading composer of Latin oratorios. jephte 1648. Also composed cantatas.
1619-1677 Female composer of vocal music (cantatas and arias). Published more cantatas than any composer of her time. Lagrimie mei.
1632-1687 Father of French opera and King Louis XIV's homeboy for 30 years. came up with tragedie lyrique, composed overtures. Armide, and Te duem
1637-1707 Primary inspiration to Bach. Best known for organ works. Wrote tocattas and fugues. Chorale preludes were his thing.
1653-1713 Wrote no vocal music. Trio sonatas, solo violin sonata, and concerto grosso. Pedagog for violin
1659-1695 Leading english dramatic composer. Wrote Dido and Aeneas in 1689.
1660-1725 Dominant Italian opera composer in naples, also known for cantatas. Solidified italian public opera style, including the da capo aria.
1665-1729 Harpsichord prodigy, and strong independent woman. France. Wrote instrumental music including suites and violin sonatas.
1668-1733 Harpsichord. Blender or italian and French tastes. First composer of trio sonatas in france. Composed character pieces wiht evocative titles depicted in the music.
1678-1741 Virtuoso violinist in Italy. Most known for his Concertos.
1685-1759 German late baroque composer. Best known for English oratorios (which he invented), and Italian operas. master of every type of vocal and instrumental music
1685-1750 Prolific composer in everything but opera. Virtuoso Organist and skilled violinist. Basically a working man, produced to make a living. Wrote a massive amount of stuff, most notably for organ.
72 Solo Madrigal
74d Opera recitative
81 Sacred Concerto
94a Trio Sonata
85a French Overture
85c tragedie lyrique
95 Organ Prelude