Music Timeline


Baroque Period 1600-1750

  • Functional Harmony was used in their works, using chords I, IV and V and cadences.
  • They also used terraced dynamics.
  • They had a basso continuo which was played by the cello, double bass or the Harpsichord.
  • Fugue: super polyphonic/counterpoint on speed.

Famous composers at that time

  • J.S.Bach
  • Handel
  • Vivaldi
  • Henry Purcell
  • Scarlatti



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