Definition: highly ornate
Definition: highly ornate
Sentences Containing 'baroque'
Burnt down by the Hussites, revived in the 16th century, in the 17th century rebuilt in the Baroque style.
Its Baroque dome is constructed on pendentives.
The castle of Frauenfeld is an example of late baroque and classical architecture.
The Palazzo del Senato is a Baroque architecture palace in central Milan.
The latter featured contemporary compositions played on baroque period instruments.
In the very late Renaissance and early Baroque, a sinfonia was an alternative name for a canzona, fantasia or ricercar.
He also the founder and artistic director of the baroque music ensemble, Il Seminario Musicale.
Alessandro Bardelli (1583–1633) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.
He led performances of Baroque operas at Herrenhausen in Hanover, Germany, from 1958 to 1966.
He edited Bach’s unaccompanied cello suites and several Baroque operas.
Orpheus is known for performances of repertoire ranging from Baroque masterworks to contemporary commissions.
Built in 1774-1776, it is considered the most significant late baroque residence in northwestern Switzerland.
Finally between 1986 and 1989 both the interior and exterior of the residence were restored to their baroque character.
The mission is Mexican Baroque with significant indigenous influence.
Joseph Anton Merz (1681 – 7 January 1750) was a German Baroque painter.
The interiors and exteriors were decorated with Baroque sculptures by Matthias Braun, the most famous of which are the Virtues and Vices.
Jasper Broers (1682, Antwerp – 1716, Antwerp), was a Flemish Baroque painter.
The Lutheran church of the Baroque observed the feast as "Mariae Reinigung" (Purification of Mary).
Domenico Piola (1627 – 8 April 1703) was a Genoese painter of the Baroque period.
16th and early 17th century Palladian and English baroque architects.
It was issued in English translation as "The Baroque Double Bass Violone", and has been well received by critics.
Nearby is the Baroque sanctuary of Vicoforte.
Thus, it satisfied the baroque ideal of opening towards the infinity.
The structure was designed by the Baroque architect Julius Ludwig Rothweil and was completed in 1702.
In 1718 he moved to Mexico where he worked as an architect and sculptor and specialized in the Baroque architecture.
Antonio Dusi was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, mainly active in Brescia.
It has an octagonal tower, a Baroque retable (16th century) and a Renaissance retable of the "Coronation of Mary".
Peter Paul Rubens was a well known artist during the Baroque era.
A common Renaissance and Baroque theme is females that are abducted or seduced by divinities.
Flute sonatas in the Baroque period were very often accompanied in the form of basso continuo.
By 1787 it had been rebuilt, mainly in late baroque, but partly neoclassical style.
The Baroque Era emerged in the beginning of the 17th century.
The culture of the Baroque era left a lasting mark on this part of the city.
Its rich variety of historic architecture includes Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic buildings.
He was also teacher of the Baroque composer and organist John Blow.
It covered European Renaissance and Baroque painting and Danish Golden Age art.
The Baroque style church is located on the site of the 1st-century temple of the Dioscuri.
Natale Monferrato (1603–1685) was an Italian baroque composer.
During the Baroque period, the mosque built by the Turks was transformed into a church.
Rococo, a decadent form, replaced baroque as the dominant style.
The baroque facades comprise an overall width of about 700 metres.
Here too, the original Baroque ceilings have survived.
He preserved the main elements of the Baroque garden (such as the "Grand Parterre").
It was built between 1718 and 1726 in the Baroque style.
Many of its homes feature Chinese Baroque architecture.
Other churches are designed mostly in baroque style.
A number of his works were adapted for Baroque lute by Roman Turovsky.
The paintings represent Late Baroque Italian Classicism.
A typical Baroque absolute ruler, he died at Ansbach in 1667.
The Baroque ridge turret was added in the 18th century.
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