The Baroque Era Of Music During The Parthenon, Davinci 's Mona Lisa, And The Iconic Sculpture

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The earliest human civilizations found a profound sense of passion through the arts. Different forms of art have allowed humans the ability to express their emotions and sense of individually. Examples of human art include: prehistoric finger paintings, drawings on cave walls, Greek architecture as exemplified through in the Parthenon, DaVinci’s Mona Lisa, and the iconic sculpture, Statue of David. Every period in time has shaped the way for the next to follow. The Musical arts have evolved through time, providing distinct periods in which most music followed specific patterns, methods or styles. The progression of music through time varied from slow changes over a few hundred years to rapid changes over the span of a few decades. Two distinct periods where music evolved more subtly are the Baroque and Romantic periods. The evolution in these styles can be linked to political and socioeconomic climates of the ages, new philosophical ideas, as well as technological advancements allowing increased range and more complex key work.
The Baroque era of music followed the Renaissance beginning around 1600 and continued through about 1750. The style of the Baroque developed during the Counter-Reformation as an artistic response to the division of Protestantism from the Catholic church, at which time the world began to see increases in trade, new scientific discoveries were made, and the Catholic Church was reformed after the Protestants split from the religion. Western…

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