Baroque music describes a style of western approximately extending from 1600 - 1750. The word "baroque" came from portuguese word barroco which means "misshapen pearl" .
The composer for baroque music are :
. Alessandro scarlatti
. Antonio Vivaldi
. georg P. Teleman
. Jean Bebtiste
During the period, composers and performers used more elaborate musical ornamentatio, made changes in musical notation, and developed new instrumental playing techniques.