{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Apotheosis of st igna1us 16851695 lets compare with

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: eosis of St. Igna1us. 1685 ­1695 Changes in Style/Historical Events •  RejecSon of Renaissance restraint (think of the Renaissance motets) •  More emoSon •  Grotesque/beauSful •  Baroque – Portuguese word for irregularly shaped pearl •  Religious conflicts •  Isaac Newton develops theory of gravity Baroque Art Andrea Pozzo. Apotheosis of St. Igna1us. 1685 ­1695 Let’s compare with Renaissance art… And the Middle Ages… Baroque Art •  Emphasis on large, grandiose •  ExaggeraSon •  Love of drama! –  opera, oratorio, and cantata (we will look at all of these) Music in the Baroque •  Patronage system  ­ composer wrote music exclusively for their employer (ogen nobility) •  Music a family tradiSon (the Bach family) •  Both sacred and secular music •  Improvisa1on  ­ music composed on the spot, usually to stylisSc guidelines CharacterisScs of Baroque Music •  Basso con1nuo – name for the conSnuous bassline upon which harmonies were built •  Con1nuo – the name for the group of instruments that performed this bass line and supporSng harmonies –  rhythm secSo...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online