Baroque Period

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Baroque Period about 1600-1750

1597
Sacrae symphoniae (G. Gabrieli)

Sonata pian e forte (G. Gabrieli)

Dafne (Camerata)
1600
Euridice (Caccini/Peri)

Il Rapresentatione (Cavalieri)
1602
Le nuove musiche (Caccini)

Madrigals Book V (Monteverdi)
1607
Orfeo (Monteverdi)

Scherzi Musicali (Mont.)
1610s
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book (English)
1613
El melopeo y maestro (Pietro Cerone)
1615
Book I Toccatas (Frescobaldi)

Sonata per tre violini (G.Gabrieli)
1619
Book VII 'Concertos' (Monteverdi)
1622
Too Much I Once Lamented (Tomkins)
1624
Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
1629
Sinfoniae sacrae (Schütz)
1635
Fiori musicali (Frescobaldi)
1636
Kleine geistliche Concerten (Schütz)
1637
Venice public opera
1638
Madrigals of War & Love (Monteverdi)
1641
Return of Ulysses (Monteverdi)
1642
Coronation of Poppea (Monteverdi)

Egisto (Cavalli)
1647
Orontea (Cesti)

Orfeo (L. Rossi)
1649
Giasone (Cavalli)
1650
Jeptha (Carissimi)
1668
Il pomo d'oro (Cesti)
1669
Academie Royale de Musique
1673
Cadmus et Hermione (Lully)
1677
Giulio Cesare (Sartorio)
1681
Opus 1 (church trio sonatas, Corelli)
1687
Armide (Lully)
1689
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
1692
Opus 5 (incl. ripieno conc., Torelli)
1698
Opus 6 (ripieno and solo conc., Torelli)
1711
L'estro armonico (solo conc., Vivaldi)
1712-14
Opus 6 (Corelli)
1716
Art of Playing Clavecin (F.Couperin)
1717
Orgelbuechlein (Bach)
1721
Brandenburg Concertos (Bach)
1721
Griselda (A. Scarlatti)
1722
Well-Tempered Clavier Book I (JS Bach)

Treatise of Harmony (Rameau)
1724
Giulio Cesare (Handel)
1725
Concert Spirituel (Philidor)

Gradus ad Parnassum (Fux)

Opus 8 ('Four Seasons', Vivaldi)
1727
St.Matthew Passion (Bach)
1728
Beggar's Opera (Gay)
1730
Clavecin Pieces Book IV (ordres, F. Couperin)
1731
Cantata: Wachet auf ruft uns... (JS Bach)
1733
La serva padrona (Pergolesi)

Mass in B minor (short version, JS Bach)
1735
Coffee Cantata (JS Bach)
1737
Tafelmusik (Telemann)

Castor et Pollux (Rameau)
1740
Symphony in D (Sammartini)
1741
Messiah (Handel)
1742
Peasant Cantata (JS Bach)
1747
A Musical Offering (JS Bach)
1748
Art of the Fugue (JS Bach)

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