Baroque music: composers, archives, scores

ClavierBaroque music; Baroque composers
A list of websites

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Academy of Ancient Music
The Academy of Ancient Music (AAM) is a period-instrument orchestra based in Cambridge, England. The musicians play on either original instruments or modern copies of instruments from the period of time the music was composed. They generally play Baroque and Classical music.

Ancient Music. An Aria Database

Les Arts Florissants
Les Arts Florissants is a Baroque musical ensemble in residence at the Théâtre de Caen in Caen, France. The organization was founded by conductor William Christie in 1979.

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BBC Radio 3, The Classical Music Station.

The Baroque Music Page

Baroque Aria
Dedicated to the Baroque aria and operatic repertoire.

Baroque Cantata
This site and its affiliates make available the research, editions and transcriptions of a number of musicologists and performers around the world. They invite submissions for inclusion from anyone interested in the field, encourage discussion of issues concerning the genre as well as any related issues.

Baroque music, Baroque composers Wikipedia entry.

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Cantata Editions
This site and its affiliates make available the research, editions and transcriptions of a number of musicologists and performers around the world. We invite submissions for inclusion from anyone interested in the field, encourage discussion of issues concerning the genre as well as any related issues.a U.K. site with articles, biographies, news, mailing list.

Cantatas

Centre de musique baroque de Versailles (CMBV)
The Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles is a centre for the study and performance of French Baroque music.

Early Italian Baroque music library, with scores.

Medieval.org
Early music. An extensive link directory of ancient and early music websites.

 

Metronome
Metronome is a British independent classical music label which records the earliest voices of historical Western music.

The Scarlatti Project
A site devoted to researching, performing and recording the works of the 18th century Italian composer.

Wikipedia entries on Baroque music.

Festivals *

Korkyra Baroque Festival
Korkyra Baroque Festival, Croatia, an annual international event, will showcase a selection of the world’s leading ensembles and soloists specializing in Baroque music.

Baroque Music Festival Corona del Mar, California.

Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music

Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival

Festival Montréal Baroque

Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival

Early music festivals, Wikipedia entries.

French Baroque music *

Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles
A non-profit organization in France created in 1989 to promote French music from the early 17th to the late 18th centuries. It is organized in 4 department : a research department, affiliated with the National Centre for Scientific Research, a teaching department for singers, boys and adults, a publishing department of scores and a concert department which organizes a Music Festival in the Palace of Versailles during the fall.

Online Baroque music, radio and streaming *

Live365 Internet Radio
Listen to composers from Monteverdi, Purcell and From c. 1600 to c. 1750, Baroque Schütz to Vivaldi, Bach, and Handel invented Opera, Oratorio, and the concerto.

Baroque Radio. Listen Online
Tunein.com

Baroque Radio
65 free internet radio stations playing online Baroque music. Radio Tuna

Classical Music Radio Stations from Europe
Classical DJ

Groups, ensembles *

The Academy of Ancient Music (AAM)

Les Arts Florissants
Les Arts Florissants is a Baroque musical ensemble in residence at the Théâtre de Caen in Caen, France.

Il Complesso Barocco
Founded in Amsterdam in 1979 by Alan Curtis, with ongoing assistance from Donna Leon.

Freiburger Barockorchester

The King’s Consort

The Orlando Consort

Schola Cantorum Petropolitana

Composers of Baroque music *

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Bach, Johann Sebastian. The Bach Wikipedia entry.

Bach Bibliography

Bach Central Station

Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

Scores by Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

Buxtehude, Dietrich

International Dieterich Buxtehude Society

Dieterich Buxtehude, Wikipedia entry.

Free scores by Buxtehude at the International Music Score Library Project

Editions for download at International Dieterich Buxtehude Society. 

Corelli, Arcangelo

Arcangelo Corelli. Wikipedia entry.

Arcangelo Corelli. Free scores from WIMA.

Arcangelo Corelli. Free scores.

Frescobaldi, Girolaamo

Girolamo Frescobaldi. Wikipedia entry.

Free scores by Girolamo Frescobaldi.CPDL

Frescobaldi Thematic Catalogue Online
FTCO Frescobaldi Thematic Catalogue Online; An online thematic catalogue of all compositions attributed to Girolamo Frescobaldi.

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Graupner, Christoph

Christoph Graupner. Wikipedia entry.

Graupner GWV- online, a digital Graupner Werkverzeichnis with integrated search function.

The Christoph Graupner Society Homepage

Free scores by Christoph Graupner at the International Music Score Library Project.

Händel, George Frederich

Händel, George Frederich. Wikipedia entry.

The Handel House Museum

The Händel-Haus in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt

Free scores by George Frideric Handel
International Music Score Library Project.

Free scores by George Frideric Handel
Choral Public Domain Library (ChoralWiki)

Handel at The Mutopia Project

Locatelli, Pietro

Pietro Locatelli, Wikipedia entry.
Works from and about Pietro Locatelli

Monteverdi, Claudio

Claudio Monteverdi, Wikipedia entry.

Monteverdi. Free scores. WIMA

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Wikipedia entry.

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. Naxos recordings.

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. Last.frm online audio.

The Pergolesi Research Center

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Free scores by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
in the Choral Public Domain Library (ChoralWiki)

Free scores by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Werner Icking Music Archive (WIMA)

Free scores by Giovanni Battista

Fondazione Pergolesi Spontini of Jesi

Scarlatti, Domenico

Domenico Scarlatti. The Scarlatti Project

Scarlatti.
Literatur von und über Domenico Scarlatti.

Associazione Domenico Scarlatti

Scarlatti. Free scores. WIMA

Scarlatti. A new look at the keyboard sonatas; complete catalogue.

Stradella,Alessandro

Alessandro Stradella, Wikipedia entry.

Free scores by Alessandro Stradella

Alerssandro Stradella. Articles and samples from All Music

 

Telemann, Georg Philip

Georg Philip Telemann. Wikipedia

Telemann. Biography and music samples. Baroque Music.com

Teleman. Works by or about Teleman. WorldCat Telemann. Free scores. IMSLP

Teleman. Literatur von und über Georg Philipp Telemann. Deutschen Nationalbibliothek

Teleman. Frankfurter Telemann-Gesellschaft

Georg Philipp Telemann. German Wikipedia entry.

Vivaldi, Antonio

Antonio Vivaldi

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