Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
This subject guide under construction from April 21, 2020-
About This Guide
The guide covers European music and music of the early Americas written primarily between the years 1600 to 1750. It includes composers whose creative careers largely or completely spanned decades of this era, and musical genres and styles that flourished during part or most of the 17th to the first half of the 18th centuries.