Exam boards: Edexcel, AQA, OCR. Baroque Music in Focus examines in a clear and concise way, what makes Baroque music special, how it began and how it changed and developed. There are helpful details on the most commonly used baroque dances and instruments: what they looked like and how they were played. The circumstances for first performances are also covered. Suitable for students and teachers, this guide traces the transition from the Baroque to the Classical style.