Why Baroque Music is Valued Today
By: Grace Deng
Many composers composed the music of other countries, instead of their own. This lead to a mixing of cultures throughout Europe because of music. Baroque style changed throughout the Era, which a movement to monody at the beginning but a return to polyphony in the late Baroque. Many musicians learned their skills through apprenticeships or as choristers, or from family members who were musicians. Many musicians became very technically advanced and many others were talented in improvisation.