Bach achieved a religious, mathematical, and musical ideal: he combined extreme complexity with impeccable stability, at once defining and surpassing Baroque ideals. From painting to music to architecture, the arts of the Baroque era took embellishment to its limit without surrendering harmony or uni
Not only was George Frideric Handel one of the greatest composers of the baroque era, he also wrote the most frequently performed oratorio of all time: the "Messiah." Although this Christmas-time classic is the work that Handel is best known for, he composed a number of other masterpieces, both sacre
Rameau was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and he is also considered the leading French author of music for the harpsichord of his time alongside François Couperin.
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