Baroque

Fantasia Seconda by Giovanni Terzi

Fantasia Seconda by Giovanni Antonio Terzi (1580-1620) The lutenist, singer and composer Giovanni Antonio Terzi lived in Bergamo. He is known for his two books of lute tablature printed in Venice in 1593 and 1599, containing some of the most technically demanding pieces for the lute. Many of these are arrangements of music by other …

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Fantasia Prima by Giovanni Terzi

Fantasia Prima by Giovanni Antonio Terzi (1580-1620) The lutenist, singer and composer Giovanni Antonio Terzi lived in Bergamo. He is known for his two books of lute tablature printed in Venice in 1593 and 1599, containing some of the most technically demanding pieces for the lute. Many of these are arrangements of music by other …

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Largo from Xerxes by Handel

Largo from Xerxes by George Friedrich Händel (1685-1759) George Frideric Handel was a German-British Baroque composer, famous for his operas, oratorios, and concertos. Handel was born in Germany in the same year as Johann Sebastian Bach and Domenico Scarlatti. He received critical musical training in Italy before settling in London and becoming a naturalised British …

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BWV 232 Agnus Dei by Johann Sebastian Bach

BWV 232 Agnus Dei (Mass in B Minor) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) The Mass in B minor (BWV 232) by Johann Sebastian Bach is a musical setting of the complete Latin Mass. The work was one of Bach’s last compositions, not completed until 1749, the year before his death. Since the nineteenth …

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Sonata in D Minor K213 by Domenico Scarlatti

Sonata in D Minor K213 by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti was an Italian composer who spent much of his life in the service of the Portuguese and Spanish royal families. He is classified as a Baroque composer chronologically, although his music was influential in the development of the Classical style.

BWV 813 Minuet by JSBach

BWV 813 Minuet by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.

BWV 998 Prelude 1 (Drop D) by Johann Sebastian Bach

BWV 998 Prelude 1 (Drop D) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.

BWV 998 Prelude 1 by Johann Sebastian Bach

BWV 998 Prelude 1 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.

Sonata In Dm by George Friedrich Händel

Sonata In Dm by George Friedrich Händel (1685-1759) George Frideric Handel was a German-British Baroque composer, famous for his operas, oratorios, and concertos. Handel was born in Germany in the same year as Johann Sebastian Bach and Domenico Scarlatti. He received critical musical training in Italy before settling in London and becoming a naturalised British …

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Suite Espanola 04 Passacalles by Gaspar Sanz

Suite Espanola 04 Passacalles by Gaspar Sanz (1640–1710) Gaspar Sanz was an Aragonese composer, guitarist, organist and priest born to a wealthy family in Calanda in the Spanish comarca of Bajo Aragón. He studied music, theology and philosophy at the University of Salamanca, where he was later appointed Professor of Music.