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Antonio Vivaldi

Author : Walter Kolneder
ISBN : 0520016297
Genre : Composers
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Category: Composers

Antonio Vivaldi

Author : Karl Heller (Dr. phil.)
ISBN : 9781574670158
Genre : Music
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Chronicles the life of the seventeenth-century composer and discusses his major works, including "The Four Seasons"
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The Chamber Cantatas Of Antonio Vivaldi

Author : James and Constance Alsop Professor of Music Michael Talbot
ISBN : 1843832011
Genre : Music
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Detailed survey of Vivaldi's unjustly neglected chamber cantatas, showing them to stand comparison with his more famous works.
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Tonal Space In The Music Of Antonio Vivaldi

Author : Bella Brover-Lubovsky
ISBN : 9780253351296
Genre : Music
File Size : 54.35 MB
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"The book combines theory and practice, discussing the theoretical aspects and practical realization of the arrangement of tonal space in terms of their contemporary reception. Brover-Lubovsky's approach is therefore directed toward a study of the musical repertory mapped onto the canvas of contemporary musical thought, including theory, pedagogy, reception, and aesthetics. Tonal Space in the Music of Antonio Vivaldi is a substantial contribution to a better understanding of Vivaldi's individual style, while illuminating wider processes of stylistic development and of the diffusion of artistic ideas in the eighteenth century."--BOOK JACKET.
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The Best Of Antonio Vivaldi Concertos Volume One

Author : Paul Paradise
ISBN : 1457459302
Genre : Music
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Famous as a violinist, as well as a composer, impresario and teacher, Antonio Vivaldi produced over 500 concertos in his lifetime. Paul Paradise has selected and edited eight Vivaldi concertos for string orchestra or string quartet. The pieces were chosen to provide each player with a meaningful part, and have been edited with contemporary fingerings and bowings. Contents are: * Concerto in Re maggiore #246 * Concerto in Re minore #176 * Concerto in La minore #411 * Concerto in Fa maggiore #288 * Concerto in Sol minore #287 * Concerto in La minore #413.
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The Four Seasons Autumn

Author : Antonio Vivaldi
ISBN : 1457494922
Genre : Music
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A Violin solo with piano accompaniment composed by Antonio Vivaldi.
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The Four Seasons

Author : Antonio Vivaldi
ISBN : 9780486406442
Genre : Music
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One of the most popular of all violin concerti, this baroque masterpiece of "program" music was composed as a musical illustration of four sonnets. Painstakingly researched by baroque authority Dr. Eleanor Selfridge-Field, this miniature score edition offers a modern, authoritative, and up-to-date edition that incorporates Vivaldi's Italian descriptive notes directly in the music.
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The Red Priest The Life Of Antonio Vivaldi

Author : James Fritz
ISBN : 9781629170275
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Born in Venice, Italy, Antonio Vivaldi was one of the most influential and highly regarded Baroque composers, although his fame blazed only briefly. He is most remembered for his concertos, particularly “The Four Seasons,” but his overall production was enormous, ranging from orchestral and vocal music for both secular and church settings, as well as opera scores and libretti. In addition, Vivaldi was a master violinist and spent much of his career as an instructor at a famous institution for girls, the Hospital of Mercy. He was educated as a priest, but poor health and probably a lack of interest in the calling encouraged him to follow another path in life. During his lifetime, the red-haired virtuoso and opera impresario was easily among the most famous musicians in Italy; this fame eventually extended throughout civilized Europe. His name was sufficient to open doors to the richest and most powerful people in the Western world. Before his death, however, his heyday had long passed. After an extended period of obscurity, the music of Vivaldi underwent a revival in the early 20th century. This book is Vivaldi’s incredible story.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

L Estro Armonico

Author : Antonio Vivaldi
ISBN : 9780486406312
Genre : Music
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These magnificent concertos are distinguished by their emphasis on virtuosity, rhythmic exuberance, flexible instrumentation, and genuine innovations. Newly edited by Dr. Eleanor Selfridge-Field, they appear in full score. Authoritative source.
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Delphi Masterworks Of Antonio Vivaldi Illustrated

Author : Antonio Vivaldi
ISBN : 9781788779999
Genre : Music
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The Italian composer and violinist Antonio Vivaldi left a decisive mark on the form of the concerto, influencing the emerging style of late Baroque music. In spite of his widespread popularity today, Vivaldi was largely forgotten after death and his reputation was only re-established in the 1920’s. Vivaldi’s greatest contribution to the history of classical music was his development of the ritornello form, where recurrent restatements of a refrain alternate with further episodic passages by a solo instrument, allowing for greater depth of virtuosic display. The passion and lyricism of Vivaldi’s music would have a lasting impact on Baroque and Classical-era composers. Delphi’s Great Composers Series offers concise illustrated guides to the life and works of our greatest composers. Analysing the masterworks of each composer, these interactive eBooks include links to popular streaming services, allowing you to listen to the pieces of music you are reading about. Evaluating the masterworks of each composer, you will explore the development of their works, tracing how they changed the course of music history. Whether a classical novice or a cultivated connoisseur, this series offers an intriguing overview of the world’s most famous and iconic compositions. This volume presents Vivaldi’s masterworks in succinct detail, with informative introductions, accompanying illustrations and streaming links. (Version 1) * Concise and informative overview of Vivaldi’s masterworks * Learn about the classical pieces that made Vivaldi a celebrated composer * Links to popular streaming services (free and paid), allowing you to listen to the masterpieces you’re reading about * Features a special ‘Complete Compositions’ section, with an index of Vivaldi’s complete extant works and links to popular streaming services * Links to rare works recently rediscovered Please note: due to the relative recent obscurity of Vivaldi’s reputation, which was only restored in the mid-twentieth century, we are sadly unable to provide our usual range of bonus texts of biographies, critical essays or letters. CONTENTS: The Masterworks Violin Sonata in A Major, Op.2 L’estro armonico, Op.3 La stravaganza, Op.4 Gloria in D Major, RV 589 Oboe Concerto in A Minor, RV 461 Juditha triumphans, RV 644 Tito Manlio, RV 778 The Four Seasons, Op.8 Concerto for 2 Cellos in G Minor, RV 531 Mandolin Concerto in C Major, RV 425 Concerto for Strings in G Major, RV 151 Flute Concerto in G Minor, RV 439 Recorder Concerto in C Major, RV 443 Bassoon Concerto in A Minor, RV 497 Griselda, RV 718 Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV 630 Dixit Dominus in D Major, RV 594 Complete Compositions Index of Vivaldi’s Compositions Please visit to learn more about our wide range of exciting titles
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