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- At a two-for-one price it's an even stronger must-have for lovers of outstanding and unusual baroque chamber music.
- Derek Adlam has already featured on a couple of Guild discs devoted to late baroque keyboard music and this Haydn release shows him on the same fine form.
- It too accumulated an impressive number of guitarists and composers especially as baroque music reached its peak.
- And I've started to think that perhaps I should expand my CD collection to include more baroque music.
- The programme will include baroque concertos by Vivaldi, Bach and many more.
- Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque, and rococo facades combine to create majestic results.
- Finally, the third-floor galleries provide a survey of European paintings from the medieval, Renaissance, baroque, and rococo periods.
- Narrow streets, Renaissance palaces, and baroque churches give Mala Strana its present charm.
- As the seat of Prussia it boasts of Gothic and baroque architecture reminiscent of other European capitals.
- To sum up, this disc is a must for all choral enthusiasts who have the rich seam of 18th century baroque music at heart.
- Assignments can be organized around a theme, such as Beethoven, baroque music, opera or jazz.
- It certainly starts earlier than the baroque masters Bach and Handel (all the way back to the Medieval period, really, with Leonin and Perotin).
- The Italian-inspired architecture of the baroque period reflects a combination of religious piety and worldly opulence.
- He brought stylish performance practice to the music of the baroque and classical periods, especially Handel oratorio and Mozart opera.
- Inside you'll find examples of gothic, Mudéjar, renaissance and baroque architecture along with a stunning collection of works by Rubens, Goya, Van Dyck and Velázquez.
- Early eighteenth century baroque composer Vivaldi was a trained priest who had music in his heart.
- The jury may still be out on Rubens's great baroque theatricals but who can resist the oil sketches?
- Handel's standing as one of the greatest composers of the high baroque period is based on his Messiah, dozens of other oratorios and operas, Water Music, and Music for the Royal Fireworks.
- Peter Paul Rubens was one of the most learned, inventive, and prolific artists of the baroque period in northern Europe.
- Accordingly, the transitional period between the opulent baroque period and the less formal rococo era of Louis XV became known as French Régence, or Regency.
- If the Little Church is as Old Vegas as Sinatra at the Sands, the wedding chapels at Bellagio are as New Vegas as Celine Dion - extravagant, baroque.
- But, accomplished and deftly controlled as it is, The Fallen Idol feels like a chamber piece beside the two baroque, expressionistic works made on either side.
- Some, like the bus from Terminal Norte to Teotihuacan, are decorated with such baroque flourish, visibility can become seriously and ironically impaired.
- Unlike my hypothesis, she speaks in her baroque and breathless way not only when upset or anxious but also when she is up and effusive.
- And the gaudy baroque of his ‘Costume Jewelry’ series foreshadows the aggrandized odds and ends of the Still Lifes to come.
- The series comes to a climax in three largo reliefs from 1966 that feature baroque, curved sections forming irregular billowing masses.
- Way beyond merely luxurious, the baroque decor is jaw-droppingly ostentatious.
- And somehow, by the late twentieth century, the gorgeously baroque fantasy of space flight turned out to be a technical possibility.
- He also earned the scorn of most of the UK when the couple sold pictures of their baroque wedding to a glossy magazine for #1 million.
- Which is why, I guess, he seems happiest when executing baroque and extreme forms of punishment.
- Now, it's not like the sound has changed that much, but this album certainly is flowerier, more baroque, more self-consciously showy than anything they've done so far.
- After albums from showy, baroque Rufus - at the Grand Opera House in York on Monday - and his heart-on-her-sleeve sister Martha, the parents are back.
- And although much of it seems static compared to the director's later work, it's also earthier, less baroque, more emotional and moving.
- The most baroque of these is a slippery square of cod, baked in a dome of salt and egg whites, which the waiters tap open at the table with a spoon.
- At times, the walking step is inflated to a neat little leap; at its most baroque, it becomes a tiny turn.
- The former Labor leader never came up with abuse like that even at his most baroque.
- To their millionaire owners and portico-loving architects, they are temples of mock baroque and neo-Tudor excess that serve as worthy successors to the great country houses of the past.
- His baroque and intentionally abstruse periodic Latin proved extremely liable to corruption in the extensive and contaminated later manuscript tradition.
1the baroque — el barroco
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