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  • 1. (1600-1750)

2. What is Baroque? Style in Europe in music, art, and architecture Very decorated and dramatic Importance of beauty and complexity 3. Melk Abbey 4. Characteristics of Baroque Music Emphasized contrasts in texture, pace and volume. Strong use of improvisation in melodies, and the embellishments of those melodies. Most importantly - if you hear a harpsichord, its almost always Baroque! 5. Dance Music was very important for parties and social gatherings. 6. Instruments of the Baroque Era What do you see? 7. Pipe Organ 8. 9. Harpsichord