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    Baroque Vs Baroque Essay

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    focus on true religious meaning. The amount of conflict going on and changes in art catalyzed a style movement from the Renaissance Period into the Baroque period, veering…

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    Baroque Art

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    However, the Baroque created a distance between the principles and theories of Antiquity, and therefore the Renaissance, to such a degree they were hardly recognizable, especially in painting (ibid). It became a period of enhanced decoration, more building elements, change of the classical forms of building and a preference toward the pictorial, that led to rejection of straight lines, which can also be seen within Jesuit realm as well as in Bernini’s works (ibid). The distance between Antique…

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    Baroque Style

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    The Rococo period of French Style began in 1715, during the reign of Louis XV. The word Rococo simply means rocks and shells. This was a time of tranquility and enlightenment, but most importantly a time when women gained notable power. As a result, the Rococo period was characterized by its use of pastels and feminine designs. The flowing, free-form curves and delicate details provided a sense of openness and a fresh outlook compared to the more heavily decorated rooms of the Baroque period.…

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    Baroque Era

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    Before we can even begin to speak on a powerful figure of the Baroque period, such as Arcangelo Corelli, we must first get an understanding of what the Baroque period even is. The word Baroque is derived from the ancient Portuguese word borroco, which stands for “The Misshapen Pearl”. Now to compare such vibrant and spectacular music such as Pachelbel’s Canon and Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons to a misshapen pearl sounds ludicrous but bear with me. You will understand before I finish explaining. It…

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    Baroque Art Essay

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    The emerging era of the 17th century produced various pieces of baroque art, flourishing as the Golden Age of Spanish painting. Of noble and dramatic themes, various works were sponsored by the Catholic Church, aspiring to compel worshippers to their doors. Successful baroque paintings demanded an audience, ones to admire the theatrical aestheticism; only artists who employed elements of tenebrism and chiaroscuro achieved such breathtaking drama. Two prime examples that applied these practices…

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    CHAPTER TWO -Baroque- "Baroque" is a style in Europe since the early 17th century. Bqroque from the Portuguese "barroco", meaning an irregular pearls. Renaissance humanist writer used the word to criticize those who do not follow the classical works of art produced by the specification. Although inherited Baroque Renaissance illusionism establish up to reproduce the traditional, but abandoned the pure, harmonious, stable classical style, the pursuit of a complicated hyperbole, magnificent,…

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    Northern Baroque Art

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    Northern Baroque: Baroque Art was the principal European style of art in the 17th century. Although encapsulating the whole of Europe, Baroque art greatly varied from region to region. Having been divided into two separate spheres, the Northern countries who turned Protestant, and the Southern countries who remained Catholic, developed two distinctive artistic styles. In Italy and Spain, the Counter-Reformation was in full swing, promoting complex and dramatic paintings and sculptures such as…

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    Essay On Baroque Painting

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    The characteristics of baroque paints include drama, light dark shadows, and rich colors. Jan Steen’s dancing couple is a baroque painting using light colors depicting a non-serious atmosphere, and if you look further in the background, there are people shopping based on the tents and crowd. The Baroque paintings have different styles that show strong emotion created by Jan Steen in 1663, and he is known for his warm-hearted and humorous paintings. This is one of the styles that portrays comedy…

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    The Baroque Period

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    Music from the past has had a tremendous effect on what modern music is today. This is shown through the use of word painting and dynamics in the Renaissance period, instruments and Operas in the Baroque Period, primary triads and homophonic compositions in the Classical Period and finally, the utilisation of tone poems and heartfelt passion in the Romantic Period. If it wasn’t for these periods, music would not have evolved in such a immense and progressive way. The Renaissance Period which…

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    Baroque Vs Classical

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    Listening Assignment 5: Late Baroque vs. Classical Every era in history has left their mark and in the process has affected many cultures and other time periods. The “Baroque” era, which began in the year 1600 and lasted an estimated 150 years, not only created new music, but a new artistic style that spread all across Europe. Through this new artistic style that spread like wild fire in this long span, a practice in continuo was also formed. Continuo is better known as parts accompanied…

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