Dies Irae by Jean-Baptiste Lully

https://youtu.be/SJqLgL8oUPs Dies Irae1683Baroque Jean-Baptiste Lully Jean-Baptiste LullyBaroqueBorn: 28 November 1632, Florence, ItalyNationality: FrenchDied: 22 March 1687, Paris, France Lully was a composer, instrumentalist, and dancer. He is considered a master of the French Baroque best known for his operas, Lully spent most of his career working in the French court of Louis XIV and became … Continue reading Dies Irae by Jean-Baptiste Lully

Brandenburg Concerto 2 by Johann Sebastian Bach

https://youtu.be/G_2mxMdA84M Brandenburg Concerto 21713Baroque Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian BachBaroqueBorn: 31 March 1685, Eisenach, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 28 July 1750, Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach was a composer and musician of the Baroque era. Best known for his instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos and for vocal music such as St Matthew Passion. Since a … Continue reading Brandenburg Concerto 2 by Johann Sebastian Bach

Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach

https://youtu.be/Z50Ihfp_lMw Goldberg Variations1741Baroque Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian BachBaroqueBorn: 31 March 1685, Eisenach, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 28 July 1750, Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach was a composer and musician of the Baroque era. Best known for his instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos and for vocal music such as St Matthew Passion. Since a Bach … Continue reading Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach

Man in Oriental Costume by Rembrandt

Man in Oriental Costume by Rembrandt Man in Oriental Costume1632Baroque, Dutch Golden AgeOil on canvasMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA An ambitious painting, ‘Man in Oriental Costume’ depicts the Dutch idea of a Near Eastern Potentate, an exotic subject that would appeal a knowledgeable and experienced collector. A stately and colossal figure … Continue reading Man in Oriental Costume by Rembrandt

Die Tageszeiten by Georg Philipp Telemann

https://youtu.be/1enecR8JNTg Die Tageszeiten1757Baroque Georg Philipp TelemannBaroqueBorn: 14 March 1681, Magdeburg, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 25 June 1767, Hamburg, Germany Telemann was a composer and multi-instrumentalist. He became a composer against his family’s wishes and was almost self-educated musically. Before settling in Hamburg in 1721 as a musical director of the city’s five main churches, he held important … Continue reading Die Tageszeiten by Georg Philipp Telemann

La Stravaganza by Antonio Vivaldi

La Stravaganza1713Baroque https://youtu.be/DTSl0-dbHbY Antonio VivaldiBaroqueBorn: 4 March 1678, Venice, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 28 July 1741, Vienna, Austria Antonio Lucio Vivaldi was a composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric. He is recognised as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and within his lifetime his influence was widespread across Europe. He composed numerous concertos for the violin and … Continue reading La Stravaganza by Antonio Vivaldi

Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi

Gloria1715Baroque https://youtu.be/Tu6yiS1Q3dA Antonio VivaldiBaroqueBorn: 4 March 1678, Venice, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 28 July 1741, Vienna, Austria Antonio Lucio Vivaldi was a composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric. He is recognised as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and within his lifetime his influence was widespread across Europe. He composed numerous concertos for the violin and other … Continue reading Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicholas Tulp by Rembrandt

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicholas Tulp1632Baroque, Dutch Golden AgeOil on canvasMauritshuis Art Museum, The Hague, The Netherlands Posed awkwardly in a pyramid seven men with bright, white ruffs are watching Dr Tulp intently as he facilitates and anatomy lesson. Dr Tulp commands the righthand side of the painting, as he demonstrates on a male … Continue reading The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicholas Tulp by Rembrandt

Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph by Rembrandt

Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph1656Baroque, Dutch Golden AgeOil on canvasLocation: Schloss Wilhelmshone, Kassel, Hesse, Germany Rembrandt’s biblical paintings are cited as his most masterful work and in this scene we see Joseph, as a chief advisor to the Pharaoh, bringing his sons to Jacob’s, his father, deathbed to receive the family blessing. Ostensibly guided … Continue reading Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph by Rembrandt

Nisi Dominus by Antonio Vivaldi

Nisi Dominus1726Baroque https://youtu.be/GFoT6UUNLZc Antonio VivaldiBaroqueBorn: 4 March 1678, Venice, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 28 July 1741, Vienna, Austria Antonio Lucio Vivaldi was a composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric. He is recognised as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and within his lifetime his influence was widespread across Europe. He composed numerous concertos for the violin and … Continue reading Nisi Dominus by Antonio Vivaldi

Viola Concerto in G major by Georg Philipp Telemann

Telemann was a composer and multi-instrumentalist. He became a composer against his family’s wishes and was almost self-educated musically. Before settling in Hamburg in 1721 as a musical director of the city’s five main churches, he held important positions in Leipzig, Eisenach, and Frankfurt. He is one of the most prolific composers in history and considered to be one of the leading composers of the time

Pastorale in E Minor by Domenico Scarlatti

Pastorale in E Minor1738Baroque https://youtu.be/7mUb_rnsCDg Domenico ScarlattiBaroqueBorn: 26 October 1685, Naples, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 23 July 1757, Madrid, Spain Scarlatti was a composer, primarily of the Baroque era he was also influential in the development of the Classical style. He composed a wide variety of musical forms but he is best known for his sonatas. Scarlatti … Continue reading Pastorale in E Minor by Domenico Scarlatti

Danae by Rembrandt

Rembrandt’s life and work were fuelled by an intense psychological study of people, objects, and their surroundings and a strong Christian devotion. Incredibly gifted, Rembrandt became a master of portraiture, historical, mythological, and biblical sense from a very young age. His techniques and use of materials was sensitive and spontaneous. His everchanging approach to colour, composition, and shadow produced powerfully moving and natural moments of the human existence. His mastery of light and texture emphasized emotional depth weaved a common theme through all his work confirming his status as one of art’s greatest and innovative masters...

Recorder Sonata by Georg Philipp Telemann

Telemann was a composer and multi-instrumentalist. He became a composer against his family’s wishes and was almost self-educated musically. Before settling in Hamburg in 1721 as a musical director of the city’s five main churches, he held important positions in Leipzig, Eisenach, and Frankfurt. He is one of the most prolific composers in history and considered to be one of the leading composers of the time...

Water Music by Georg Philipp Telemann

Telemann was a composer and multi-instrumentalist. He became a composer against his family’s wishes and was almost self-educated musically. Before settling in Hamburg in 1721 as a musical director of the city’s five main churches, he held important positions in Leipzig, Eisenach, and Frankfurt. He is one of the most prolific composers in history and considered to be one of the leading composers of the time...