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Brief History of Baroque Music The word "baroque" is used to describe a particular musical style, a term originally borrowed from the style of architecture popular between 1600 and 1750. The buildings were ornate or elaborately decorated, and often flamboyant. The music of the...

Baroque Music Club Features a specialist Bach and Baroque Music CDs Catalog, over 60 titles featuring the major baroque composers.
Musica Pacifica Group performs baroque chamber music. Biographies, schedule, CDs.
Ensemble Zefiro Music group specialised in the repertory of the 1700's. Overview, discography, repertoire, calendar of events and contact details. [English and Italian]
Early Music Network international Web based organization providing information about early music and historical performance all over the world and offering helpful services for musicians and organizations
François Couperin (Le Grand) Portrait and detailed biography from Michael Sartorius' Arton Baroque Composers and Musicians.
Baroque Music Articles, suggested recordings, links, portraits, and music samples by Arton.
Albuquerque Baroque Players Performances of 17th and 18th century Renaissance music; Viola da Gamba, Harpsichord, Baroque Oboe, Recorder, Baroque Violin. Schedule and contact information.
Baroque Music Articles, suggested recordings, links, biographies, portraits, plus music samples, notes on performance, information on the lute-harpsichord and the Baroque violin bow, and background on organ builder Gottfried Silbermann.
Tomaso Albinoni Life and work, note on his oboe concertos, portrait, and MP3 audio sample from Arton's Baroque Music.
Philomel As a small ensemble or as a chamber orchestra with chorus and vocal soloists, Philomel performs Baroque music; booking information, events schedule, educational events.
Seattle Baroque Orchestra Offers baroque music concerts in Seattle and on the Eastside. [does not work with standard browsers]
Baroque Composers Alphabetical index of over 100 Wikipedia articles plus internal links to related material.
Baroque Music UK Directory resource for baroque music with a particular bias towards the UK, includes articles and new editions.
New Trinity Baroque Atlanta's leading early music ensemble on period instruments. Concert schedule, and biographies of artists. Artistic Director: Predrag Gosta
Francesco Geminiani Biographical article with analysis of style and personality, portrait, and music samples in MP3 audio format.
Baroque Music: Harpsichord The baroque harpsichord and its music.
Antonio Vivaldi Detailed biography with works, travels, and teaching in the Venice Ospedale from the Baroque Music Page. Includes internal references to related material, including background on the Four Seasons with texts in Italian and English, plus links.
Moscow Baroque Baroque music ensemble from Russia. History, repertoire, audio files, and biographies.
Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana BACH is a not-for-profit, professional ensemble of instrumentalists and vocalists specializing in historically-informed performances of music from the 17th and 18th centuries. Events and contact information.
Carolina Classical: Baroque Era An index of links to articles on Baroque composers and music.
Carolina Baroque, Dale Higbee - Music Director Carolina Baroque was organized by Dale Higbee in 1988 for the purpose of performing music of the Baroque period (c. 1600-1750) on instruments familiar to Monteverdi, Purcell, Buxtehude, Vivaldi, Telemann, J. S. Bach, and Handel during this Golden...
The Baroque Cantata Devoted to the baroque cantata repertoire (17th century and 18th century), with articles and editions within the genre.
Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) A biography by Charles K. Moss with his musical training in Italy, Roman career in Rome, time at the royal courts of Portugal and Spain, information on his hundreds of harpsichord sonatas, and sound files.
John Stanley: a concise biography Portrait, life and work of this blind composer-organist in London. Music samples from his opus 2 concertos for harpsichord/organ and strings.
La Follia Austin Baroque (Austin, TX) Performing Baroque music on period instruments.
Henry Purcell: a concise biography Portrait, life and work, at Court, the Chapel Royal, his Theater Music, Odes, and chamber music for London Music Societies. Music samples.
A manuscript found in Oporto Preserved in Galvao-Kristófcsák Foundation of Lagos, in Algarve, Portugal, it is a unique, anonymous collection of works for five course Baroque guitar.
The Antiquarian Funks: Early Baroque Music Based in Santa Cruz, California, they specialize in performances of rarely heard music from the Renaissance and Early Baroque.
Claudio Monteverdi Wikipedia article positing him as a major transitional character between the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Includes portrait, summary of works, discography, internal references, and links.


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