music history | THE MUSIC OF THE BAROQUE ERA AND THE CONCEPT OF MONODY

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The term baroque comes from the Portuguese name barroco which means an oddly shaped pearl, exaggerated, abnormal, misshapen pearl or in bad taste (Schuster, 2014).  The term has been in use since nineteenth century in describing an era in European art and music 1600-1750. It is an era that represents a period with rich and diverse in terms of diversity in the music history. The period is live with famous music personnel such as Monteverdi, Corelli and Vivaldi from Italy as well as composers like Bach and Handel from Germany. The period saw the development and growth of different forms that are identified with baroque music that consist of Cantata, Concerto, oratorio, opera and sonata. The development of the baroque music was largely shaped by the concept of monody.