Ch 15: FTCE Humanities: Art & Philosophy of the Baroque Period

About This Chapter

The Baroque Period gave us a number of important composers and artists. This chapter in the FTCE Humanities course looks at the great works emanating from this period that will be found on the FTCE exam.

FTCE Humanities: Art & Philosophy of the Baroque Period - Chapter Summary

More than just music, the Baroque period was known for its contribution to both opera and architecture. This set of video lessons in the FTCE Humanities course gives you a thorough review of the art and philosophy central to the culture of the time as you prepare to take the FTCE exam and obtain your certification. The topics you will be seeing in this chapter are as follows:

  • Features of Baroque architecture
  • Baroque paintings and artists
  • Styles of Baroque sculpture
  • Composers of the Baroque period

These video lessons all come with a timeline feature, making it simple for you to jump to a specific name or event in the Baroque period that you wish to focus on for your study sessions. In addition, the self-assessment quizzes are a great way to track your progress up until the day of your actual FTCE Humanities exam.

FTCE Humanities: Art & Philosophy of the Baroque Period Chapter Objectives

In the state of Florida, teachers of kindergarten through high school will need to pass the FTCE Humanities exam to become certified for their classes. Questions on the Baroque period will be found in a multiple-choice section that asks you about characteristics of various artistic genres. This portion of the exam accounts for about fifteen percent of your overall score.

5 Lessons in Chapter 15: FTCE Humanities: Art & Philosophy of the Baroque Period
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Baroque Painting: Style, Characteristics & Artists

1. Baroque Painting: Style, Characteristics & Artists

This lesson covers the development of Baroque painting as it spread across Europe. We explore the works of Caravaggio in Italy, Velazquez in Spain, Rubens in Belgium, Lorrain in France and Rembrandt in Holland.

Baroque Architecture: Style, Characteristics & Features

2. Baroque Architecture: Style, Characteristics & Features

This lesson explores the development of Baroque architecture. We begin in Italy by tracing the development of several Baroque themes, culminating in the Vatican itself. We then move to France, where these trends further developed, reaching their apex in Louis XIV's ambitious palace at Versailles.

Baroque Sculpture: Characteristics & Style

3. Baroque Sculpture: Characteristics & Style

In this lesson, we explore the development of Baroque sculpture across Europe, from the creations of the Italian genius, Bernini, to France and the sculptural excellence of Puget's glorified King Louis XIV. We'll also stop in Germany, Spain and Belgium.

Baroque Opera Composers: Monteverdi & Lully

4. Baroque Opera Composers: Monteverdi & Lully

The Baroque period began with the invention of opera, and composers like Monteverdi and Lully helped bring the opera genre to new heights. In this lesson, we'll explore the life and music of these two great opera composers.

Baroque Composers: Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Pachelbel & More

5. Baroque Composers: Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Pachelbel & More

The Baroque was an exuberant musical period that lasted from 1600-1750. This lesson will introduce you to some of the Baroque's most famous composers.

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