Life in the 1700s
Exhibit about the music, arts, and lifestyle of the 1700s
Birth Date: March 31, 1685
Birth Place: Eisenach, Thurinagia, Germany
Most Famous Works: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232
Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen, Cantata, BWV 51
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata, BWV 147
George Fredrick Handel
Birth Date: February 23, 1685
Birth Place: Halle, Germany
Most famous works: Solomon, Oratorio, HWV 67
Organ Concerto in F Major "Cuckoo and the Nightingale"
Oratoria, HWV 56
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Birth Date: January 25, 1756
Birth Place: Salsburg, Austria
Most famous works: Overture from The Marriage of Figaro K492
Symphony no.36 in C, K425
Requiem Mass in D Minor, K626
The baroque period was filled with big, colorful and exciting paintings and artwork. Many of these depicter battles, or the lives of saints. It was a more gory point in art history. Many of these artworks could be found in European courts. Some of the most famous paintings from this time are Las Menians and The Elevation of the Cross
The rococo period was filled with more elegant, charming, and personal artwork. Many of these painting depicted furniture, tapestry, shells and flowers. They were also filled with noble subjects, their happy servants and their pets. Some of the most famous pieces include The Lock and The Bathers
Lives of the Peasants
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