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baroque

baroque  

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The ornate style of art and architecture which flourished in Italy in the 17th and early 18th cents., and spread throughout mainland Europe, especially in France and Spain.
ekphrasis

ekphrasis  

An extended and detailed literary description of any object, real or imaginary. ‘There are ekphraseis of faces and objects and places and ages and many other things’ (Hermogenes).
Inigo Jones

Inigo Jones  

(1573–1652),English architect and stage designer. He introduced the Palladian style to England; notable buildings include the Queen's House at Greenwich (1616) and the Banqueting Hall at Whitehall ...
Mannerism

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Denis Arnold and Tim Carter

The Oxford Companion to Music

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2011
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A term most often used with reference to the visual arts, to describe the extravagant subjects, contorted gestures, and virtuoso effects of certain 16th- and 17th-century painters, for ... More
musica reservata

musica reservata  

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(Lat.).Reserved music. (1) Term coined in early 16th cent., possibly for expressive style of composers such as Desprès and for its method of perf., but exact meaning is unknown. One view applies it ...

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