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Baroque period

Definition and background:

the musical era from roughly 1600 to 1750 ad., characterized by the establishment of major and minor tonality, rather than modes, and the introduction of opera

For more information on the music term "Baroque period" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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