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International Journal of Art Innovation and Development, 2020, 1(4); doi: 10.38007/IJAID.2020.010404.

Italian Violin Music Culture in Baroque Period


Zijiao Yang

Corresponding Author:
Zijiao Yang

Shaoguan University, Guangdong, China


Violin is known as the most vocal instrument in Western instruments, and plays a very important role in Western instruments. Violin plays a major role in Western symphony orchestras and is also competent in solos. Because of its beautiful timbre, wide range and gorgeous craftsmanship, as well as its strong artistic expression and portability, violin has been widely spread all over the world. During Baroque period, humanism thought and music culture aesthetics thought laid the ideological foundation of Italian violin music culture production. The development of science and technology and the progress of musical instrument production technology provided material preparation. During this period, composers, theorists and performers developed Italian violin music culture. It played a key role. During this period, the development of Italian violin music broke away from instrumental music from accompaniment of vocal music and dance, and eventually became independent. It played a catalytic role of the same importance as vocal music. This paper attempts to study the development of Baroque violin music and violin music culture from the perspectives of culture, music history, music aesthetics and music psychology, and concludes that Italian violin music culture in Baroque period has a great influence in the West and even in the world.


Baroque Period, Humanistic Thought, Musical Culture, Italian Violin Music

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Zijiao Yang. Italian Violin Music Culture in Baroque Period. International Journal of Art Innovation and Development (2020), Vol. 1, Issue 4: 41-53. https://doi.org/10.38007/IJAID.2020.010404.


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