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1

When _ became _ in 1623 he said to the artist _

Maffeo Barberni, Pope Urban VIII, Bernini

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Bernini's - provides a vivid contrast to Michaelangelo's -

David

3

From 1526 to 1761, a succession of Muslim rulers in India established the - and under their reign India prospered from growing international trade

Mughal Empire

4

The tomb of a Mughal emperor's wife, the - floats on a pedestal of pink stone above a garden of reflecting pools

Taj Mahal

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- decoration of the new - was one of the greatest and most expensive undertakings of the baroque era.

Bernini, St. Peter's

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In a depiction of - ecstatic vision, the angel of god pierces - heart with the barb of divine love.

St. Teresa's, Teresa's

7

- gigantic façade, with columns more than twice the height of the Parthenon's in Athens

Carlo Maderno's

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- intricate dome caps a space that is no larger than a single pier of St. Peter's

Borromini's

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The - depicts a rude tavern much like those that - frequented in his rough, turbulent life

Calling of St. Matthew, Caravaggio

10

A stage drama set to music

Opera

11

Style of solo singing, serious emotion of tragic poetry

Recitative

12

Famous recit by Monteverdi

Tu se' morta

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Opera Seria

Serious operas with mythological themes

14

Opera Buffa

Comic opera

15

Concerto grosso

small group of instruments or solo instrument plays with orchestra

16

A monarch must exercise complete political control over aspect fo everyday life

Absolutism

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Like - paintings, - was a bridge between Renaissance and Baroque styles

El Greco's, Escorial Palace

18

Greatest painter of Spain's Golden age

Diego Velázquez

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- illustrated the scholarly belief that pagan mythology reflected historical fact or popular custom

Triumph of Bacchus

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Few paintings are more complex than - masterpiece, -

Velázquez, Las Meninas

21

Greatest literary work of the seventeenth century

Don Quixote

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Author of Don Quixote

Miguel de Cervantes

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Revival of classical Greek and Roman forms

Neoclassical

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The symmetry and grandeur of - that was owned by - symbolized the King's orderly rule over his nation

Palace of Versailles, Louis XIV

25

French court's most important figure

Jean Baptiste-Lully

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European Nobility's favorite baroque painter was Flemish painter

Peter Paul Rubens

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In contrast to Ruben's effusive dynamism, the French painter - was the essence of Baroque neoclassicism

Nicolas Poussin

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Counterpoint

combination of two or more melodies of equal importance

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A prominent bass line that harmonically supports the polyphonic lines

Basso Continuo

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- set of musical exercises to prove a clavier could be tuned to accommodate all 24 major and minor keys called -

Bach, The Well-Tempered Clavier