Introduction to Baroque Music

This section contains materials that will give you a general overview of the period. You’ll also find an introduction to some of the musical terms that you’ll encounter in almost any piece of Baroque music.

This section includes the following pages:

  • Slideshow: Introduction to Baroque Music
  • The Baroque Period
  • More on the Baroque Period
  • Basso Continuo
  • Doctrine of the Affections