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Naxos Music Library
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Baroque Music on Last.fm
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Pandora Radio: Baroque Period
A "station" that selects music based on the music of many Baroque composers.
Music History Websites
American Handel Society
The American Handel Society seeks to foster study of the life, works, and times of George Frideric Handel, and to encourage and support the performance of his music.
Bach Archive of Leipzig
The Bach Archive Leipzig is widely recognized as the world’s pre-eminent centre of Bach scholarship. Comprising a research institute, a library, a museum, and an events department, it occupies the historic Bosehaus complex at St. Thomas Square, opposite the church where Johann Sebastian Bach served as cantor for twenty-seven years.
The Baroque Music Page
Includes a definition of baroque music, a sampler of music, and information about composers, instruments, performance, etc.
Offers a wide variety of information about Handel and his music, and is maintained in association with the Handel Institute.
Society for Seventeenth-Century Music
The Society for Seventeenth-Century Music is dedicated to the study and performance of seventeenth-century music and related arts. SSCM incorporates the American Heinrich Schütz Society, which is the U.S. Chapter of the International Heinrich Schütz Society.
Texts of the Complete Vocal Works of Bach
This Bach site offers English translations to the vocal works of J. S. Bach along with introductory information on the sources and on performance history of each work. Commentary on the text is found in footnotes which are quickly opened by clicking on the footnote number.
"Baroque Aria (incorporating Baroque Opera and Baroque Serenata) has been launched to offer arias from Baroque operas, serenatas, dramme per musiche and cantatas which were much fêted in their day and still stand today as excellent examples of the genre. You can preview, audition and purchase music, much of which is not available in any other place."
The Scarlatti Project
This website exists to share the music of Alessandro Scarlatti and his contemporaries through editions, recordings, and discussion. It is based largely on the research of Rosalind Halton, Kate Eckersley, and James Sanderson. All of us are performer/researchers dedicated to turning manuscripts of long forgotten music into experiences of music and poetry interwoven.