Baroque Culture (ca. 1600-1750) History 104 / January 28, 2013

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  • Baroque Culture (ca. 1600-1750)History 104 / January 28, 2013

  • A Dutch baroque garden

  • Plan of the castle garden at Brhl, Germany

  • Blue/white porcelain with Chinese motif

  • Chinoiserie: the Chinese Tea House, Potsdam(built 1755-1764)

  • Chinoiserie in 18th-Century furniture

  • Augustusburg Palace, Brhl (outside Cologne)

  • Entrystaircase

    Designed byBalthasarNeumann(1687-1753)

  • Clemens August, everywhere you look

  • En route to the audience chamber

  • A (relatively modest) sitting room

  • Exquisitewallpaper(gold-crustedleather)

  • The ballroom

  • The garden

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

  • Bach in search of a permanent job as organist

  • Baroque music

    Musical sample Bach, Et in terra pax, from Mass in B Minor, BMV 232 (Conducted by Herbert Blomstedt)

  • Georg Friedrich Hndel(1685-1750)

    a.k.a.George Frederick Handel

  • Antonio Canaletto, London Greenwich HospitalMusical sample: Handel, Water Music

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