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1

Name composers who wrote concertos in the baroque period

Vivaldi, Handel, Bach, Corelli, Telemann

2

Where would concertos in the baroque period have been performed?

In small venues like a room or chamber at a royal court, possibly a church

3

What instrument can you hear in the continuo?

The harpsichord

4

Name features of Baroque music

-Small orchestra
-varies texture
-ornamentation
-balanced phrases
-terraced dynamics
-diatonic harmony

5

Give examples of varied texture in baroque music

-Melody and accompaniment
-homophonic
-polyphonic or contrapuntal

6

What are terraced dynamics?

Sudden changes between loud and soft

7

What is diatonic harmony?

Music in major and minor keys

8

What in involved in the solo concerto in the baroque period?

Passages for the orchestra and passages for the soloist accompanied by the continuo