Magnificent Baroque

L’Orfeo - Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

Le Concert des Nations
La Capella Reial and soloists
Conducted by Jordi Savall

Simply amazing…

ancient-serpent:

Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris
speciesbarocus:

Giorgio Vasari - The Battle of Lepanto (1572).

speciesbarocus:

Giorgio Vasari - The Battle of Lepanto (1572).

fleurdulys:

The Falconer - Louis Ammy Blanc
19th century

fleurdulys:

The Falconer - Louis Ammy Blanc

19th century

baroqueart:

Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Onorio Marinari
Date: 1680

baroqueart:

Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Onorio Marinari

Date: 1680

davidinbrooklyn:

The quire and organ of Westminster Abbey, London.

davidinbrooklyn:

The quire and organ of Westminster Abbey, London.

Regina Coeli/Inneggiamo, from Cavalleria Rusticana - Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)

The National Philharmonic conducted by Gianandrea Gavazzeni
The London Opera Chorus
Julia Varady, soloist

jaded-mandarin:

Sunrise with The Triumph of Bacchus, 1761.

jaded-mandarin:

Sunrise with The Triumph of Bacchus, 1761.

hadrian6:

Detail: Augustus as Jupiter. 1st century B.C.
http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

hadrian6:

Detail: Augustus as Jupiter. 1st century B.C.

http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

Hallstatt, Austria.

Hallstatt, Austria.