RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 34245257 LA English T1 Antonio Vivaldi : the red priest of Venice A1 Heller, Karl,, PB Amadeus Press PP Portland, Ore. YR 1997 SN 9781574670158 1574670158 AB Antonio Vivaldi's rediscovery after World War II quickly led him from obscurity to his present renown as one of the most popular 18th-century composers. Heller's biography presents the important facets of his life, his works, and his influence on music history. Karl Heller's biography of Antonio Vivaldi, originally published in Germany in 1991 in celebration of the 250th 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 insights, including the latest painstaking efforts at dating Vivaldi's compositions. Written for musicians and music students as well as for the many other lovers of Vivaldi's music, the book also offers musicologists little-known material, new information, and new perspectives on the composer [Publisher description].