As the church moves further and further away from its once-tight reign over Western European music, composers of the baroque period begin to enjoy…

As the church moves further and further away from its once-tight reign over Western European music, composers of the baroque period begin to enjoy more freedom to express human emotion in their music. Using the instrumental and vocal video examples for this week, discuss some of the freedoms that artists are taking advantage of in the music to make it more emotive and personal for the listener.