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.

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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