Life in the 1700's

By: Caira Cox

Johann Sebastian Bach

  • Born March 21 1685 in Eisenach Germany
  • His famous work includes
  • Six Cello Suites, Goldberg Variations and more

George Frederick Handel

  • Born in February 23 1685, in Halle Germany
  • His 1741 work, Messiah, is the most famous oratorio

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • Born on January 27 in 1756 in Salburg Austria
  • Famous work includes
  • The Magic Flute, Don Giovanni and the Marriage Figaro, Seventeen Masses and over 50 Symphanies


  • Famous Work includes
  • A Fantastic Cave with Odysseus and Calypso, Athena Talbot and her Husband and more
  • period of artistic style
  • exaggerated motion and clear,
  • easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grandeur in sculpture, painting, architecture, literature, dance, theater, and music


  • Famous pieces are
  • The Embarkation for cythera, Hercules and Omphale and more
  • is an 18th-century artistic movement and style,
  • "Late Baroque"
  • affecting many aspects of the arts including painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design, decoration, literature, music, and theatre.

Peasant Life


  • serfdom still around
  • Majority worked in agricultural labour force


  • bread
  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Other simple stuff


  • men smoked and played cards
  • Made corn husk dolls
  • Read bible prayers


The altar of the pompous St. John's Co-Cathedral, Malta [Photograph]. (2015, July 21). Retrieved from

Bernini's Ecstasy of St. Teresa [Photograph]. (n.d.). Retrieved from

birthplace of George Frideric Handel[Photograph]. (2005, April 5). Retrieved from

The Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo is one of the northernmost Rococo buildings[Photograph]. (2005, November 30). Retrieved from

A farm in 1794 [Photograph]. (n.d.). Retrieved from

Frühstückskorb mit Sesambrötchen, Mehrkornbrötchen, Roggenbrötchen, Schrippe und Krusti [Photograph]. (n.d.). Retrieved from

George Frideric Handel by Balthasar Denner[Photograph]. (n.d.). Retrieved from

George Frideric Handel in 1733, by Balthasar Denner (1685–1749) [Photograph]. (n.d.). Retrieved from

George Handel Biography. (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2016, from The website:

HAILIDONMUSIC. (2012, October 16). The Best of Bach [Video file]. Retrieved from

HALIDONMUSIC. (2013, January 8). The Best of Mozart [Video file]. Retrieved from

HANDILONMUSIC. (2013, April 15). The Best of Handel [Video file]. Retrieved from

Mozart c. 1780, detail from portrait by Johann Nepomuk della Croce [Photograph]. (n.d.). Retrieved from