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Baroque times in old Mexico

seventeenth century persons, places, and practices

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        StatementUniversity of Michigan Press
        PublishersUniversity of Michigan Press
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        LC Classifications1966
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 64 p. :
        Number of Pages53
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        ISBN 10nodata
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        2Ann Arbor paperbacks, AA110
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It was initially promoted by the church to educate the faithful, but also as a statement of power to the Protestants.

10 Masterpieces of Baroque Architecture

The theatre was a setting for magnificent productions of drama, ballet and opera — a new art form at that time. The style of Baroque was exuberant and was characterized by a dramatic realism. Imposing architecture was also used to reinforce the power of absolute rulers, such as with the Palace of Versailles, in France — the most imitated building of the 17th century. The Baroque was a period in art history that started at the beginning of the 17th-century and continued to evolve until the 18th-century.

Since 1837, the Palace of Versailles is open to the public as a museum. Unlike the Zacatecos, the Caxcanes were a semi-nomadic group who had frequent encounters with other tribes. However, other forms of art like theater, music, and dance were also transformed during this time. It was commissioned by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI 1685-1740 who vowed to build a church after the last major plague outbreak in the early 18th century.

Its grand, imposing curved colonnades, centred on an obelisk, are used to both overwhelm the visitor and to bring them into the church's embrace. As they became inspired by baroque music, other composers started to add new elements to the music. Baroque in its intricate pattern of caste and custom, rich with silver pouring from its mines, the feudal society of Old Mexico lives in this account of a vanished time.

The German Influence Prominent musicians traveled throughout Europe, sharing Baroque times in old Mexico popularizing the baroque style. The Baroque was promoted by the Catholic Church in response to the Protestant Reform. Although renaissance instruments like the lyre were still being played, these more dynamic instruments quickly became very popular among musicians and composers. Baroque's influence extended from Italy and France to the rest of Europe, and then travelled via European colonial initiatives, trade and missionary Baroque times in old Mexico to Africa, Asia, and South and Central America.

But the later added western facade of Obradoiro is widely considered as one of the most beautiful examples of Spanish Baroque style or Churrigueresque named after Spanish architect Jose Benito de Churriguera. The middle class wanted to dress like royalty, but were more morally conservative.

10 Masterpieces of Baroque Architecture

However, during the Baroque period, the birth of modern science and the opening up of the world beyond Europe brought an increasingly serious interest in the nature and meaning of these exotic materials. In addition to reflecting the influence of the Spanish Churrigueresque, the cathedral also reflects incorporation of indigenous decorative elements.

The grey stone walls add an austere touch to this church, which hides within it 10 resplendent golden altar pieces and a selection of massive, signed Miguel Cabrera murals. In addition to music, the baroque period inspired painting, sculpture, and architecture.