Music and Composers in the 1660-1700s The next several pages look at some famous composers from the 1600s and 1700s and explores the politics and history of the era in which they flourished. There are three questions which need answers: who were at least some of the greatest composers from this period? What made them great? What contribution did they make to the history of music in European society? Another question, of course, is what were the times like in which these men came into prominence? The first thing we can do is to look at the music and the men of the age; after that, we can look at the politics and history of this time period. What will become clear is that, as with any human endeavour, there are always a few people who stand...The end:
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