The Renaissance means the rebirth of ancient learning. The renaissance can be divided into two parts Early Renaissance (1420-1500) and High Renaissance (1500-1520). The Renaissance era was one of the most productive time periods in history as far as the advancement of music goes. At first it was rigid, structu... ... middle of paper ... ...ike today. The period between the baroque and renaissance paved a new way for not only music, but for art.
Future composers would often revisit the foundational forms of the Baroque period and modify them as they wrote their own compositions. With its many instruments and some of the most famous composers of all times, the Baroque period of music is highly regarded as one of the most influential and most famous eras of classical music. Although limited with the communication of the time, Baroque music and musicians spread new ideas all over the continent. As the Baroque era of music is examined it is seen that it was a flourishing time of music and culture. Works Cited "A style of classical music from 1600 to 1750."
Initially, music was polyphonic in nature, but it later changed during the baroque period to be more harmonic. Venice became the core of musical bustle and with the development of opera music; an unrestricted opera house was constructed within the city. St. Mark’s Basilica developed into an essential site for melodic experiments. Music composition played a significant function in Baroque society since it served as musical expression for creative composers, a basis of entertainment for the upper class, an occupation for composers and a brief escape from habits of daily life for the public. Baroque era instigated a society that appreciates music, not only at the upper class level but middle class level as well
The characteristics described through romantic music inspired composers to create a new form of the art important to them. Romanticism is one of the first ways artists stressed to reach their audiences through deep emotional appeals. Events in history were not always seen as a tragedies but as inspirations for pieces of music. Elements of music, acclaimed musicians lifestyles, famous composers, and the events in history that inspired these composers all are the contributing factors to the influential period of the Romantic Era.
The Baroque Period, 1600-1750, marked another unique era of musical experimentation and evolvement. Titled after the trendy ornate architectural style during this period, the Baroque period, 1600 to 1750, witnessed a widespread change in the composer’s musical desires as they widely rebelled against the traditional styles that were prevalent during the Renaissance. With this era stained with monarchs attempting to outperform one another with pride and pageantry the development and grandeur of music excelled to new heights. The powerful monarchs of the period utilized composers heavily as they served as employed performers with the sole purpose to develop and perform musical pieces at the desire of the monarch. This servant-composer culture
Alessandro Scarlatti and Antonio Vivaldi were very important composers during the Baroque Era. Opera houses were constructed in Naples and Milan in the 18th century: The San Carlo Theater and La Scala, respectively. Following the Baroque Era was the Classical Era. In the 19th century, it was romanticism in Italy. Italian literature, art, and music were greatly sought over.
Renaissance period their techniques was to developed lyrics for listeners to understand music such as using words, phrases and poetic images. Baroque text painting technique was to bring Opera emotion to their audience to show their expressions. In addition, text painting technique originated in the madrigal period. After the renaissance period, Baroque expanded the text painting technique. It was used in opera aria often.
The Baroque era's name Baroque, meaning "exaggerated", "abnormal", or even "bizarre", cultivated some of the most revolutionary music and ideas in the timeline of composition itself. It's image, ranging from destitution and lavishness as shown through the period's art and political and economic being, has set this era apart in time through evolution and exploration. The culture and politics surrounding this era and the techniques and methods created are keys to understanding the baroque era and its success in progressing music to where it is today. Absolute monarchy was the main form of political structure during the Baroque era. Culture in the forms of music and art were centralized to the satisfaction of the aristocracy.
Operas went more out of fashion during the Classical Period, as instrumental music became of central importance. Sonatas became very popular with their structural build up to larger works or solitary pieces in a performance such as overtures. Music isn’t the only thing that changed during this Period. The... ... middle of paper ... ...music with the last of these helping bring in the next Period in history, the Romantic Period. And with culture-influenced architecture, the world expressed its new style in all aspect.
Summarizing these two periods, dramatic dancing became popular to go along with the music during the Early Baroque music and singing became popular to be performed along with the music during the Late Baroque. The Baroque period was also a time of numerous achievements. Driven by the influences of the Renaissance period, man began to realize what phenomenal things one could achieve. But what changes in music occurred at this time and what other achievements were made? The Baroque period was a phenomenal period still talked about today.