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The Best Baroque Composers, Ranked

Updated November 5, 2019 2.6k votes 405 voters 4.8k views44 items

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These are the greatest Baroque composers ranked from best to worst by classical music fans and just music lovers in general. When it comes to the best Baroque composers, they came from various backgrounds and from countries all over the world. Some of these musicians, a couple of the more famous Baroque composers have even written music that is still popular to this day.

What names will you find on this best Baroque composers list? Johann Sebastian Bach is a composer synonymous with the baroque period. He was famous for incorporating four part harmonies and modulations into his famous musical masterpieces. Henry Purcell is another one of the most famous baroque composers who appears on this list. George Frideric Handel is best known for his famous Messiah, which is still performed by orchestras all over the world. Other talented baroque composers featured on this list include Antonio Vivaldi, Domenico Scarlatti and Jean-Baptiste Lully.

Which baroque composer do you think wrote the most beautiful music? Take a look at this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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