Characteristics of Baroque music:
1. The development of instrumental music (its significant predominance of vocal): foreplay plays toccata, fantasy.
2. The use of polyphony and consonances.
3. Long-term melodic party with a strict rhythm.
4. Modulation in fourths or fifths.
5. High level of emotional fullness works improvisation.
6. The emergence of musical and dramatic works - "Opera".
Composers Baroque period:
Johann Sebastian Bach, Jacopo Peri, Claudio Monteverdi, Gregorio Allegri; Henry Schultz; Francesco Cavalli; Antonio Vivaldi, Barbara Strozzi, George Frederic Handel and others.
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