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Contents Preface Acknowledgments 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 Humanism 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 Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Music 17th century History and criticism, Music 18th century History and criticism