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Welcome to the LibGuide created specifically for the MUHL 3772 class on Baroque and Early Classical Music.
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Louis XIV (1638 – 1715), known as the Sun King was a Bourbon monarch who ruled as King of France and Navarre.
He holds the distinction of being the longest-reigning king in European history, reigning for 72 years and 110 days.
Concentus Musicus Wien (Nikolaus Harnoncourt)
Concentus Musicus Wien is a baroque music ensemble founded by Nikolaus and Alice Harnoncourt in 1953. It generated the now well-established movement in performance and recordings to play early music on period instruments.
The English Baroque Soloists
The English Baroque Soloists have long been established as one of the world’s leading period instrument orchestras. Throughout their repertoire, ranging from Monteverdi to Mozart and Haydn, they are equally at home in chamber, symphonic and operatic repertoire and the distinctive sound of their warm and incisive playing is instantly recognizable.
Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century
The Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century (Dutch: Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw) is a Dutch early music orchestra. TThe orchestra consists of about 60 members from many different countries, who all play on period instruments.
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Has been dedicated to historically-informed performance of Baroque, Classical and early-Romantic music on original instruments.
The Taverner Choir, Consort & Players
Taverner Consort and Players is a period instrument ensemble: baroque orchestra (Players), vocal consort (Consort) and Choir, named after the 16th century English composer John Taverner.