While medieval ideas of love seem to survive better in baroque
romance than the supernatural, they too undergo substantial transformation in accordance with the intellectual tastes of the later period, as in the case of both Helisenne de Crennes, who privileges melancholy in her depiction of love (Michel Stanesco), and baroque
romances, which rework the theme of the court of love along Neoplatonist and Stoicist lines (Frank Greiner).
This remarkable book weaves together three bodies of material--prehispanic sculpture, picture-texts and cosmology from Mexico; European and Colonial Baroque
architecture, painting and literature; Latin American painting and fiction of the last eighty years or so.
From headdress to heel, Renaissance and Baroque
dance relishes precision and subtlety.
They have performed a wide range of vocal and instrumental music from the Baroque
period and their performance of Purcello's Dido and Aeneas in 2002 in Bangor was a complete sell-out.
I suppose in the long run that if I had to hear bits and pieces of Baroque
music, I would have preferred to hear it all from a single ensemble, like Tafelmusik.
Members of Ensemble Bella Musica include ensemble music director Joshua Shekhtir on baroque
violin, Denise Briese on bass viol, Eric Kinsley on harpsichord and Sherril Kannasto Wood on baroque
The three parts of The Baroque
Cycle were published at six-month intervals in 2003 and 2004; they feature historical figures ranging from Newton and Leibniz to Louis XIV and a very young Benjamin Franklin, bound up in a narrative with the fictional ancestors of the characters in Stephenson's similarly huge, cryptology-centered 1999 novel Cryptonomicon.
In the best traditions of Baroque
architecture, light is used to create spatial and atmospheric illusions.
Following the reception, a tea will be held in the Baroque
Monte- verdi Choir; English Baroque
Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner.
At The National Gallery of Art, a major exhibition examining two centuries of European architectural history and the most famous architects of the baroque
era, is on view until Oct.
Codicils and reciprocal declarations were wills that served specific purposes, oral wills were made quickly; these wills do not use the full repertoire of rich rhetoric and various contents that is typical for a solemn baroque
will, but concentrate on the core issues.
David MacFadyen's groundbreaking study defines the poet through his intimate connections with the Baroque
, from his early fascination with the British metaphysical poets to his late interest in Venetian art, advancing a thesis to the effect that Brodsky's postmodernist worldview and sensibility coincide with those of the Baroque
in many significant traits.
Violinist-conductor Manze knows that Baroque
music was made to be passionate, fun, and improvised, and his acclaimed yet controversial performances are breaking new ground.
Moreno's playing finds its true home in the Baroque
, particularly on the Baroque
guitar, on which he is ebullient and sparkling.