Instrumental music Baroque era

Why did It become so popular during this time?

What is Instrumental Baroque music?

Instrumental music is music without any words. This form of music was not very popular until the barque era. There were many advances made in music during this era. Instrument making make huge developments during this time. Most of the instrumental music were played from a variety of instruments. The music was played from string, woodwinds and keyboard instruments. Most of the music is nice and soft and pretty.

Instruments

  • Orchestration was introduced during this era.
  • Different instruments played different parts of the music.
  • String instruments were made from gut string.
  • Woodwinds were truly made from wood.
  • Popular keyboard instruments were the Organ, Clavichord and Harpsichord.

composers


  • George Frederic Handel
  • Claudio Monteverdi
  • Johann Sebastian Bach