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dc.contributor.other Antonio Vivaldi es
dc.contributor.other New Chamber Opera Ensemble es
dc.contributor.other The Band of Instruments es
dc.coverage.spatial Oxford, England. es
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-28T13:14:57Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-28T13:14:57Z
dc.date.copyright 2004 es
dc.date.issued 2012-07-28
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/768
dc.description.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 favorite. His operas were widely performed in his own time. Details regarding Vivaldi's early life are few. His father was a violinist in the Catherdral of Venice's orchestra and probably Antonio's first teacher. There is much speculation about other teachers, such as Corelli, but no evidence to support this. Vivaldi studied for the priesthood as a young man and was ordained in 1703. He was known for much of his career as "il prete rosso" (the red-haired priest), but soon after his ordination he declined to take on his ecclesiastical duties. Later in life he cited ill health as the reason, but other motivations have been proposed; perhaps Vivaldi simply wanted to explore new opportunties as a composer. It didn't take him long. Landing a job as a violin teacher at a girls' orphanage in Venice (where he would work in one capacity or another during several stretches of his life), he published a set of trio sonatas and another of violin sonatas. Word of his abilities spread around Europe, and in 1711 an Amsterdam publisher brought out, under the title L'estro armonico (Harmonic Inspiration), a set of Vivaldi's concertos for one or more violins with orchestra. These were best sellers (it was this group of concertos that spurred Bach's transcriptions), and Vivaldi followed them up with several more equally successful concerto sets. Perhaps the most prolific of all the great European composers, he once boasted that he could compose a concerto faster than a copyist could ready the individual parts for the players in the orchestra. He began to compose operas, worked from 1718 to 1720 in the court of the German principality of Hessen-Darmstadt, and traveled in Austria and perhaps Bohemia. Throughout his career, he had his choice of commissions from nobility and the highest members of society, the ability to use the best performers, and enough business savvy to try to control the publication of his works, although due to his popularity, many were published without his consent. Later in life Vivaldi was plagued by rumors of a sexual liaison with one of his vocal students, and he was censured by ecclesiastical authorities. His Italian career on the rocks, he headed for Vienna. He died there and was buried as a pauper in 1741, although at the height of his career his publications had earned a comfortable living. © AMG, All Music Guide es
dc.description.tableofcontents Lungi Dal Vago Volto - Cantata RV680 ; Recitative, Largo, Recitative, Allegro-- Perfidissimo Cor! Iniquo Fato! - Cantata RV674 ; Recitative, Larghetto, Recitative, Allegro non molto-- Amor, Hai Vinto - Cantata RV651 ; Recitative, Largo, Recitative, Allegro-- Qual Per Ignoto Calle - Cantata RV677 ; Recitative, Andante, Recitative, Allegro-- All'ombra Di Sospetto - Cantata RV678 ; Recitative, Larghetto, Recitative, Allegro. es
dc.format.medium 1 CD-Rom (63 min., 23 seg.) : stereo ; 4 3/4 pulg. es
dc.language.iso en es
dc.rights Uninorte F.M. Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc 55075031 es
dc.subject.lcsh Solo cantatas, Secular (High voice) ; Solo cantatas, Secular (Medium voice). es
dc.title Vivaldi Cantatas es
dc.title.alternative Cantatas. es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.rights.holder Sanctuary Records Group Limited es
dc.identifier.classification 743625033922 es
dc.subject.cdu Vi.09 es


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2. Lungi Dal Vago Volto-Cantata RV680-Largo.mp3 9:00 6.165Mb Unknown Mp3
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5-6. Perfidissi ... 4-Recitative-Larghetto.mp3 6:18 4.321Mb Unknown Mp3
7. Perfidissimo-Cantata RV674-Recitative.mp3 58 674.0Kb Unknown Mp3
8. Perfidissimo ... V674-Allegro non molto.mp3 4:56 3.380Mb Unknown Mp3
9. Amor, Hai Vinto-Cantata RV651-Recitative.mp3 1:09 809.1Kb Unknown Mp3
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12. Amor, Hai Vinto-Cantata RV651-Andante.mp3 5:14 3.585Mb Unknown Mp3
13. Qual Per Ig ... ntata RV651-Recitative.mp3 1:56 1.328Mb Unknown Mp3
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All'ombra Di Sopetto-Cantata RV676-Completo.wav 154:32:26 198.9Mb WAV audio WAV

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