Table of contents for A history of baroque music / George J. Buelow.

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Introduction: Baroque as a Historical Concept
Part I. The Baroque in the Seventeenth Century
1. The Renaissance in Transition: Origins of New Musical Concepts
The Historical and Cultural Context
The Musical Context
Musical Experimentation and Innovation at the End of the Sixteenth Century
The cori spezzati and the Concertato Style: The Gabrielis
The Basso Continuo
Music and the Theater: Precursors of Baroque Opera
2. Baroque Innovations in Italy to circa 1640
The Camerata and Monody
The Beginnings of Opera
Opera in Rome
Secular Vocal Music
Sacred Music
Keyboard Music
3. Claudio Monteverdi (15671643)
The Operas
The Sacred Works
4. The Baroque in Italy from circa 1640 to circa 1700
Opera in Venice
The Oratorio
The Cantata
Instrumental Music
Chamber Music
Keyboard Music
5. Arcangelo Corelli (16531713) and Alessandro Scarlatti (16601725)
Corelli's Chamber Sonatas
Vocal Chamber Music of Alessandro Scarlatti
6. The Baroque in France
The Ballet de Cour
Air de Cour
Italian Opera at the French Court
Sacred Music
The Baroque in France during the Reign of Louis XIV
Jean Baptiste Lully (16321687)
Music for the Chappelle Royal
Michel-Richard Delalande
Marc-Antoine Charpentier (16431704)
Sacred Works by Charpentier's Contemporaries and Later Composers
Secular Music after Lully until the End of the Regency
Baroque Instrumental Music in France
François Couperin, le grand (16681733)
7. Sacred Music in Northern and Southern Europe and Austria in the Seventeenth Century
Luther and the Protestant Chorale
North German and Dutch Sacred Vocal Music in the Seventeenth Century
Michael Praetorius
Sweelinck and Sacred Vocal Music in the Netherlands
Johann Hermann Schein and Samuel Scheidt
Other German Composers of Sacred Vocal Music
Diederich Buxtehude (c. 16371707)
Sacred Vocal Music in Southern Germany and Austria
 Keyboard Music
8. Secular Music in Northern and Southern Europe in the Seventeenth Century
The Establishment of Opera
The Development of the German Lied
Keyboard Music in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century
Keyboard Music in the Second Half of the Seventeenth Century
9. Heinrich Schütz (15851672)
10. English Music during the Stuart Reign, the Commonwealth, and the Restoration
Sacred Music before 1644
Sacred Music after the Restoration
Secular Vocal Music
Instrumental Music
Consort Music
Keyboard Music
Solo Music for Lute and Other Tablature Instruments
The English Court Masque and Early Opera
11. Henry Purcell (16591695)
Instrumental Music
Sacred Music: The Church Anthems
Odes and Welcome Songs
 Music for the Theater
12. Spain, Portugal, and Latin America	Rui Vieira Nery
The Iberian Peninsula: The Seventeenth Century
Spain and Portugal: The First Half of the Eighteenth Century
Latin America
Music in the Amerindian Archives
13. Baroque Music in Eastern Europe
Music in Croatia	Ennio Stipevi (Zagreb)
 Music in Slovenia	Metoda Kokole, ed. Zdravko Blazekovic (Ljubljana)
Music in Russia (Ukraine)	Claudia Jensen (Kirkland, Washington)
Part II. The Baroque in Transition
14. Music in Italy
Opera and the Comic Intermezzo
Cantata and Oratorio
Chamber Music
The Concerto
Antonio Vivaldi (16781741)
15. Opera at Hamburg, Dresden, and Vienna
Opera Developments before 1750
16. George Frideric Handel (16851759)
From Italy to London
The Operas
The English Church and Secular Music
The Instrumental Music
The Oratorios
Handel's Borrowing Practices
17. Johann Sebastian Bach (16851750)
The Five Stations of Bach's Career
The Organ Music
Harpsichord Music
Chamber Music
Orchestral Music and the Concertos
Vocal Works
18. Georg Philipp Telemann (16811767)
Telemann and the End of the Baroque

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Music 17th century History and criticism, Music 18th century History and criticism