6 edition of Vivaldi"s Venice found in the catalog.
October 28, 2003
by Souvenir Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Margaret Crosland (Translator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||288|
"Vivaldi's Venice" is richly Yet he cannot be separated from the centuries-old culture of Venice, which was so distinctive in many ways from the rest of the early 18th-century world. Barber negotiates and elaborates this apparent paradox through a rich analysis of the Venetian musical scene in which the celebrated "Red Priest" lived and worked/5. Get this from a library! The four seasons: a novel of Vivaldi's Venice. [Laurel Corona] -- Two sisters in 18th century Venice, abandoned as babies, grow up to different futures. One marries into a great aristocratic Venetian family, and the other becomes a violin virtuoso and Antonio.
A highlight in the Vivaldi’s Venice program is undeniably one of the most beloved concertos in the world - Winter from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. But, instead of the usual performance on violins, Xavier has masterfully adapted it for harp and orchestra. This is a truly unique experience that is only enhanced by Xavier’s distinctly vibrant musical voice. I too am interested in where to find the information on concert dates. Will be in Venice May 5th to the 13th. I would love to attend a Vivaldi performance in the Scuola Grande of .
A fortuitous background indeed, into which Antonio Vivaldi was born in Venice on March 4th, Though ordained a priest in , according to his own account, within a year of being ordained Vivaldi no longer wished to celebrate mass because of physical complaints ("tightness of the chest") which pointed to angina pectoris, asthmatic bronchitis, or a nervous disorder. "The Violinist of Venice" is the story of a fictional mistress of Antonio Vivaldi, the famous composer. Just because I love historical fiction and didn't really know much about Vivaldi himself I decided to read this book. This book was so much more and really blew me away with the detail and the wonderful love story at 4/5().
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All that is known about Vivaldi's life is included, and all the recent discoveries that have been made about that life (as well as details from Vivaldi's contemporaries). The book captures the hedonistic atmosphere of Venice at the time, already an international tourist destination, and how that was reflected by the mysterious Vivaldi in his Cited by: 1.
Vivaldi and Venice are entwined. Vivaldi was the most influential composer, and the leading violinist, of his age and spent most of his life in Venice, the most literary city in the world; a city already, in Vivaldi's time, the most exciting on earth and a major tourist destination.
Vivaldi was born in Venice in and as a youth was a /5(2). I highly recommend The Four Seasons: A novel of Vivaldi's Venice. I love classical music, especially from the baroque era, Vivaldi and Bach in particular, and I really enjoy books which bring me to a specific time and place in history.
Although I had read some accounts of Vivaldi's life, this book brought him to life for me, not only the great /5(71). This book includes illustrations of eighteenth-century Venice and several newly translated letters, thoroughly evoking the style of the time and revealing Vivaldis Venice book of the more personal aspects of Vivaldi's life.
"Belongs on the shelf of every serious music student."—KirkusCited by: 2. The Four Seasons: A Novel of Vivaldi's Venice - Kindle edition by Corona, Laurel. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking Vivaldis Venice book highlighting while reading The Four Seasons: A Novel of Vivaldi's Venice/5(72).
The book is about the lives of two sisters, Vivaldi is only a supporting cast member. So if someone picks this book up hoping to immerse him/herself in Vivaldi's life, will sorely be disappointed. Instead, the story draws a historically accurate picture of life in Venice in the s - especially in the Pieta, the orphanage, where the two /5.
My students loved this. The music is very well done, and the story line accessible. Not only did the kids learn about Vivaldi and his work, but they also learned about Venice and Mardi Gras.
The story prompted discussion about music as a solace/5(89). Song Books; Vivaldi, Venice and violins: all three are celebrated in Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery, a compelling mystery story about an orphan girl in the early s who is in search of her roots. A central clue to the mystery is a missing Stradivarius violin that the Duke of Cremona has brought to Vivaldi’s school of the Pieta in the hopes of.
In the footsteps of Vivaldi in Venice. All music lovers always connect the city of Venice with the famous composer Antonio Vivaldi. The great composer of Baroque music was indeed born in Venice and lived and worked here most of his life.
But those who visit Venice, looking for evidence of him becoming one of the greatest violinists of all time. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
Vivaldi's Venice Visit Vivaldi’s Venice with extraordinary French harpist Xavier de Maistre in a performance shimmering with light and colour. Dates and Times Sydney - Wed, 26 February, PM Fri, 28 February, PM Sat, 29 February, PM. complete a biography on Vivaldi and his students and hopes to discover more music composed for orphan girls.4 These authors, however, fail to adequately examine the accomplishments of other composers and students at the ospedale.
2 Michael Talbot, “Vivaldi’s Venice,” The Musical Timesno. (): Vivaldi, born inwas one of the most influential composers and violinists of his age. This book evokes the Venice of Vivaldi's time, an essentially musical city that lived for hedonism.
In Venice all the social classes mingled in their love of music-artistocrats, gondoliers, and workers Pages: Buy a cheap copy of The Four Seasons: A Novel of Vivaldi's book by Laurel Corona. In glittering 18th-century Venice, music and love are prized above all else--and for two sisters coming of age, the city's passions blend in intoxicating Free shipping over $ I highly recommend The Four Seasons: A novel of Vivaldi's Venice.
I love classical music, especially from the baroque era, Vivaldi and Bach in particular, and I really enjoy books which bring me to a specific time and place in history. Although I had read some accounts of Vivaldi's life, this book brought him to life for me, not only the great Reviews: Vivaldi's Virgins is a sparkling historical fiction about Anna Maria dal Violin, one of the orphans trained to perform music for the well-fare of the souls of Venice in the 's.
One of her instructors is Antonio Vivaldi, who is called "The Red Priest" because of his fiery hair: "I heard and then watched Maestro Vivaldi climb the has been my teacher- and one of the very few men who /5().
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Give us a call to book the service. The Four Seasons: A Novel of Vivaldi’s Venice Laurel Corona, Author. Hyperion/Voice $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book The music students who. Karl Heller's biography of Antonio Vivaldi, originally published in Germany in in celebration of the th anniversary of the composer's death, presents the most important facets of Vivaldi's life, of his works, and of his influence on music history.
This new English translation incorporates recent Vivaldi research by the author and others, providing new factual material and fresh 5/5(1). Book Description. Federico Maria Sardelli writes from the perspective of a professional baroque flautist and recorder-player, as well as from that of an experienced and committed scholar, in order to shed light on the bewildering array of sizes and tunings of the recorder and transverse flute families as they relate to Antonio Vivaldi's compositions.
Vivaldi in Venice’s four sides are largely devoted to the headline act, which opens with the spirited Violin Concerto in B Minor, with its skittering, cat-on-a-hot-tin-roof-like energy, and also includes his delightful Concertos for violin and cello, bassoon, and cello, and the Trio Sonata La Follia, as well as compositions by Giuseppe Tartini (Violin Concertos in A Major and E Minor) and.A city, its people, and music --Discovering Venice in Vivaldi's day --The Ospedali, or musical fame for the poorest of people --Sacred music and religious festivals --Venetian opera and its public --Musical splendour of the private palazzi.
Other Titles: Venise de Vivaldi. Responsibility. Here’s a paragraph about Anna Maria, from my book A Beautiful Woman in Venice, that puts into context the importance of Anna Maria and the other girls and women who lived at the Pietá: “In a city where women had little power, minimal choices, and virtually no voice, the Piéta provided an extraordinary exception.