How have the performances of Baroque music changed (in terms of tempo, balance and timbre) from the Baroque period to today? When compared to “classical” performances, modern performances of Baroque music typically use a slower tempt, a similar balance (although recording studios can disrupt the natural balance sometimes, by pushing the harpsichord Into the background) and a flatter timbre due to the instruments used in modern times 4. What is a Baroque spirit when playing music? Baroque spirit expresses enthusiasm. At the bottom of the page that discusses Baroque music performance, there are some examples of music that you can listen to. These examples often use different Instruments than we are used to hearing today. What are some of these Instruments? How Is the sound of the music different than what we might hear today? They use instruments such as harpsichords, lots of violins, and clavichord. People today still sometimes use violins but the beats and instruments sound very different then what we hear today. 6. Who was Archangel Cornell? What are some of his contributions to classical music?
Cornell was an Italian violinist and composer, Cornell initially he started studying music under a priest in the nearby town of Fanned, and then In Logo. The style of execution was Introduced by Cornell, which Is Important for violin playing. As the time passed Cornell became a “iconic point of reference” for other violinist. 7. Who was Gottfried Silverman? Silverman and Bach were contemporaries and both of them worked together as colleagues and friends, both of them shared an interest and advanced knowledge of acoustics as applied to the voicing and location of organs.
In their later years they would work again on the escapement mechanism for first perceptions, Silverman would receive the title of honorary court and state organ builder to the king of Poland instruments is their distinctive sound. 3. After listening to some of the music samples, how would you describe Baroque music to someone who had not heard it before? Choose at least one piece of music to discuss in detail. What instruments do you think the work uses? Who composed the Nor? What does the work sound like?