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Title: The Complete Sacred Music
Otros títulos: Vivaldi The Complete Sacred Music
Juditha Triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie RV644 (continued)
Juditha Triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie RV644 - Pars altera
La Música Sagrada Completa
Vivaldi La Música Sagrada Completa
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Antonio Vivaldi; Ann Murray; Maria Cristina Kiehr; Susan Bickley; Sarah Connolly; Jean Rigby; Choir of The King's Consort; The King's Consort; Robert King
Código CDU: Vi.19
Forma Musical: Oratorios
Abstract: The creator of hundreds of spirited, extroverted instrumental works, Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi is widely recognized as the master of the Baroque instrumental concerto, which he perfected and popularized more than any of his contemporaries. Vivaldi's kinetic rhythms, fluid melodies, bright instrumental effects, and extensions of instrumental technique make his some of the most enjoyable of Baroque music. He was highly influential among his contemporaries and successors: even as esteemed a figure as Johann Sebastian Bach adapted some of Vivaldi's music. Vivaldi's variable textures and dramatic effects initiated the shift toward what became the Classical style; a deeper understanding of his music begins with the realization that, compared with Bach and even Handel, he was Baroque music's arch progressive. Though not as familiar as his concerti, Vivaldi's stage and choral music is still of value; his sometimes bouncy, sometimes lyrical Gloria in D major (1708) has remained a perennial ...


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