Baroque period

the musical period of time following the Renaissance, extending roughly between 1600-1750.

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  • Baroque (disambiguation) — Baroque may refer to:*the Baroque period of the 17th century. ** Baroque architecture ** Baroque music ** Baroque painting ** Baroque sculpture * Baroque pearl, a pearl of an irregular shapeIn popular culture:* Baroque chess, a chess variant *… …   Wikipedia

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  • Baroque violin — A baroque violin is, in common usage, any violin whose neck, fingerboard, bridge, and tailpiece are of the type used during the baroque period. Such an instrument may be an original built during the baroque and never changed to modern form; or a… …   Wikipedia

  • Baroque trumpet — A lip vibrated aerophone, the baroque trumpet is a musical instrument in the brass family (Smithers 1988). A baroque trumpet is a brass instrument used in the 16th through 18th centuries, or a modern replica of a period instrument. Modern… …   Wikipedia

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