We’ve spent a month looking forward on Bachtrack with Contemporary Music Month, and now it’s time to take a look back. November 2013 is Baroque Music Month, and we will be publishing articles right up until December about this fascinating body of music.

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Whether you’re well versed in basso continuo and ornamentation, or you don’t know your Hasse from your Albinoni, you’re bound to find something to appeal here. Take a look – and check back every week, too, as we publish new content.

To start off, our reviewer and Baroque expert Stephen Raskauskas is taking a look at what that strange word “Baroque” really means, and Jane Shuttleworth explores the history of Baroque music in South America. Take a look below for more...

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