Baroque

The period in music history that spans from ca. 1600 to 1750. During the Baroque period, opera was born through the efforts of the Florentine Camerata and operas of Monteverdi (Orfeo). Late Baroque operas would include those of G. F. Handel (Rinaldo).
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Baroque

Baroque is a term that refers to irregularly shaped stones or pearls .
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Baroque

[grape] Baroque (often spelled Barroque) is a white French wine grape planted primarily in South West France around the Tursan region. It can make full bodied wines with nutty flavors. Ampelographers suspect that the grape maybe a crossing of Folle Blanche (which it shares the synonym Bordeleza zuria with) and Sauvignon blanc. ==History== W...
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Baroque

Baroque period, era in the history of the Western arts roughly coinciding with the 17th century. Its earliest manifestations, which occurred in Italy, date from the latter decades of the 16th century, while in some regions, notably Germany and colonial South America, certain of its culminating achievements did not occur until the 18th century. The ...
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baroque

[adj] - having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation 2. [n] - elaborate an extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
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Baroque

The music of the period c. 1600 - 1750 - following the Renaissance and preceding the Classical era.
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Baroque

A style current in England at end of 17th and early 18th centuries
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Baroque

A style of art (including architecture) dating from 1600-1760AD. It is a florid and extravagant style - it was not widely taken up in Britain, as it was widely associated with the Catholic countries of Europe.
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Baroque

Highly emotional style in architecture, painting and sculpture, at height from c.1630-80 in Rome but influential across Europe. Greatest exponents: sculptor and architect Bernini in Rome, and in northern Europe, Rubens, whose ceiling decorations done for Charles I (Stuart) in the Banqueting Hall in London are still in place. Rubens's great pupil Va...
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Baroque

A period of art essentially dating from around the seventeenth century, that played on effect from surprise, breaking classical rules, and delighting in movement and curves.
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Baroque

Ba·roque' adjective [ F.; confer Italian barocco .] (Architecture) In bad taste; grotesque; odd.
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baroque

churrigueresque adjective having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation; `the building...frantically baroque`-William Dean Howells
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Baroque

• (a.) In bad taste; grotesque; odd. • (a.) Irregular in form; -- said esp. of a pearl.
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Baroque

Baroque is a term first applied to ill-shaped pearls, but now denoting fantastic, bizarre, and decadent forms in art and even in nature. It is especially used in connection with an architectural style. Baroque is a European style of architecture confined to churches and palaces.
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Baroque

An extravagant and heavily ornate style of architecture, furniture, and decoration that originated in 17th century Italy.
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Baroque

Style of art popular in Italy and throughout Europe in the 17th century. It consisted of rich and elaborate detail and complex design. The term possibly derived from the Spanish barrueca (a rare type of pearl with an uneven shape) which later assumed the French form, baroque.
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baroque

baroque, in music, a style that prevailed from the last decades of the 16th cent. to the first decades of the 18th cent. Its beginnings were in the late 16th-century revolt against polyphony that gave rise to the accompanied recitative and to opera. With opera and recitative came the figured bass, u...
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Baroque

A style of art, produced especially in the 17th century, considered by classicists a type of false art; by romantictists a product of magic imagination. -- L.V.
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baroque

In the visual arts, architecture, and music, a style characterized by expressive, flamboyant, and dynamic design. It flourished in Europe between 1600 and 1750, particularly in Catholic countries, where it played a central role in the crusading work of the Catholic Counter-Reformation. To inspire its viewers, the style used elaborate effects to...
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Baroque

From about 1855 Baroque was the accepted term for 17th century art and design. The style is characterized by exuberance and extravagence.
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Baroque

The art style of the Counter-Reformation in the seventeenth century. Although some features appear in Dutch art, the Baroque style was limited mainly to Catholic countries, both in Europe and abroad in their colonial holdings. It is a style in which painters, sculptors, and architects sought emotion, movement, and variety in their works.
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BAROQUE

A theatrical style usually associated with European art and architecture ca. 1550-1750, characterized by much ornamentation and curved rather than straight lines; gaudily ornate.
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Baroque

The seventeenth-century period in Europe characterized in the visual arts by dramatic light and shade, turbulent composition, and exaggerated emotional expression.
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Baroque

A movement in European painting in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, characterized by violent movement, strong emotion, and dramatic lighting and coloring. Bernini, Caravaggio and Rubens were among important baroque artists.
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Baroque

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