The American Revolution shook the world in the Classical Era. How was it that thirteen small colonies could shake free of a world power? Truly, this was a momentous point in world history. Around this time, a number of Americans were showing their skill in the musical and visual arts. Visual arts provided a powerful record […]Read more "Classical Era: The American Revolution"
The Baroque period witnessed many new developments in the musical arena. During this era, music was impacted by religion. The Catholic Church—over a millennium old—was challenged by the Protestant Reformation. Protestantism stirred up Europe, and the Catholic Church, led by Pope Paul III, reciprocated by forming the Counter-Reformation. Throughout the years 1545-1563, the Council of Trent decided […]Read more "Baroque Music: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba"