A Brief Guide to Baroque Performance Practice

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By Jacy Burroughs

The Baroque period is defined as the advent of opera to the death of Bach, which was roughly 1600-1750. Each period of classical music is characterized by its own styles, techniques, and musical characteristics. While most people do not have the option to play on historically accurate instruments, it is still important to work toward historically informed performance by studying the musical style of that time. Several important characteristics of Baroque music are outlined below.

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2 thoughts on “A Brief Guide to Baroque Performance Practice

  1. Thanks for sharing Jacy. I’ve been going through the websites, there is tons of useful stuff related to piano, and i’m a passionate

    1. Greetings,
      Wow! Kudos to you for working on this very complex Sonata of Beethoven. There are a wide range of emotions in the music as well as quite a few technical challenges. Please keep me updated on your progress and would love to hear about your particular challenges and how you worked through them. Please stay in touch, look forward to hearing from you. 🙂

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