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Composers You Should Know: Baroque

Notable Baroque Composers (1600 - 1750)

If you wish to be generally familiar with classical music, here is a short list of composers you should know from this period.

Name

Birth

Death

Nationality

Music Online (Alexander Street Press) & Naxos

Media

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Books

1685

1750

German

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Handel, George Frideric

Books

1685

1759

German

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Monteverdi, Claudio

Books

1567

1643

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Pachelbel, Johann

1653

1706

German

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Purcell, Henry

Books

1659

1695

English

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Rameau, Jean-Philippe

Books

1683

1764

French

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Scarlatti, Alessandro

1660

1725

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Scarlatti, Domenico

Books

1685

1757

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Telemann, Georg Philipp

Books

1681

1767

German

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDs

Scores

Vivaldi, Antonio

Books

1678

1741

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Baroque Composers (1600 - 1750)

If you are a student of Music History or Composition, here are additional composers you should know from this period.

Name

Birth

Death

Nationality

Music Online (Alexander Street Press) & Naxos

Media

Albinoni, Tomaso

1671

1751

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz

Books

1644

1704

Bohemian-Austrian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS
 

Buxtehude, Dieterich

Books

~1637

1707

German-Danish

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

 

Carissimi, Giacomo

1605

1674

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Cavalli, Francesco

Books

1602

1676

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Charpentier, Marc-Antoine

Books

1645

1704

French

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Corelli, Arcangelo

Books

1653

1713

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Couperin, François

Books

1668

1733

French

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Frescobaldi, Girolamo

Books

1583

1643

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Galuppi, Baldassare

Books

1706

1785

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

 
Scores

Geminiani, Francesco

1687

1762

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Gibbons, Orlando

Books

1583

1625

English

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Lotti, Antonio

~1667

1740

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Lully, Jean-Baptiste

Books

1632

1687

French

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista

1710

1736

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Peri, Jacopo

Books

1561

1633

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

 

Praetorius, Michael

Books

1571

1621

German

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Quantz, Johann Joachim

Books

1697

1773

German

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Sammartini, Giovanni Battista

~1700

1775

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Scheidt, Samuel

1587

1653

German

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Schein, Johann Hermann

Books

1586

1630

German

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Schütz, Heinrich

Books

1585

1672

German

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Strozzi, Barbara

Books

1619

1677

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon

Books

1562

1621

Dutch

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

Scores

Tartini, Giuseppe

1692

1770

Italian

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

CDs/DVDS

Scores

Zelenka, Johann (Jan) Dismas

Books

1679

1745

Czech

Music Online (ASP)

Naxos

 
CDs/DVDS

Scores

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