1580-1700. Baroque is derived from the Italian word “barocco” which means “misshapen pearl.” rejected the classical styles of the Renassiance. Art.
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Baroque is derived from the Italian word “barocco” which means “misshapen pearl.” rejected the classical styles of the Renassiance. Art was used to restore the power of the monarchy and the church. Characteristics include: excess, ornamentation, contrasts, tensions, and energy.
French King Louis XIV, aka the Sun King Dancer and contributed to the grown of ballet His favorite ballet was called “Apollo” Took dance classes from Pierre Beauchamps, Employed musician Jean-Baptiste Lully, The Royal Academy of Music and Dance in France. Book-History Dance in Art and Education, the basis of ballet technique-what we know today All educated people learned to dance (like us driving) People didn’t dance on their toes until the 19 th century
Theatre productions inside on stages. Became more elaborate as did scenic elements and costumes. Spectacular court productions were called masques By the end of the 18th century, women actors Writing explored more domestic themes.
German composer Worked for a church. Not well known Played the harpsichord Remembered for his Cantatas. A Cantata musical work that consisted of several pieces of music that were related to each other by their text from bible. 25 minutes, sung in German. Most famous works: Toccata And Fugue In D Minor Toccata And Fugue In D Minor
German composer settled in England Well known Oratorio Longer, tells a religious story and the text is not directly from the Bible. Famous work- The Messiah.The Messiah the story of the birth, passion, and resurrection of Christ. Usually performed during Christmas
The Catholic Church was no longer the dominant religion in every European country. In Germany, (Protestant) Bach wrote cantatas for the Lutheran church service. In England (Catholic) oratorios were performed as special music concerts as an alternative to opera.
Characteristics: excess, ornamentation, full of drama and energy appeal to the heart instead of the mind. Emotion was the goal break from the “Classical” qualities of the Renaissance. Catholic countries used religious subject matter to draw people back Protestants countries wanted no religious art for their churches.
Born in Italy Used chiaroscuro, extreme contrasts between light and dark values. His figures were flawed appeared more real and human. Shock art Thought disrespectful to religious figures. He got into trouble with the law. fights, was sued and sent to prison. In 1606 killed a man in an argument over a score in a tennis game. Caught pneumonia and died at the age of 39.
Born in Holland Learned how to use chiaroscuro Unlike most Dutch painters, Rembrandt painted religious subjects; self-portraits, as well as landscapes, portraits, still- life, and genre paintings. special use of lighting, creating a golden glow around his subjects to express mood and emotion
The ‘softer side’ of the Baroque or a reaction against it. A backlash to the darkness of the Baroque less formal & grandiose. Light, elaborate, decorative. Softer with pastels unlike the Baroque style. Ornate and fussy details.
“The French Theater” Jean-Antoine Watteau, 1714
“The Delights of Life” Jean-Antoine Watteau, 1718