Heller, Karl, Dr. phil.
Portland, Ore. : Amadeus Press, ©1997
|提及的人：||Antonio Vivaldi; Antonio Vivaldi; Antonio Vivaldi|
|描述：||360 pages,  leaf of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|内容：||The rediscovery of an "almost entirely forgotten Italian composer" --
"The glorious Venetian republic" : the historical and musical setting of Vivaldi's Venice --
Vivaldi's training as priest and his appointment as Musico di violino professore veneto --
From maestro di violino to maestro de' concerti : Vivaldi's first years at the Ospedale della Pieta (1703-1717) --
"Having composed ninety-four operas" : Vivaldi as opera composer and impresario (1713-1739) --
"In moltissime città d'Europa" : a diversity of activities during the years of artistic maturity (1718-1731) --
"Per l'orchestra di Dresda" : Vivaldi and court musical performance in Dresden --
"Old Vivaldi or the prete rosso" : the composer's last decade (1732-1741) --
"A completely new variety of musical pieces for the time" : Vivaldi's achievement and place in the history of music --
Appendix : Selected letters by and to Vivaldi --
Chronology of important dates in Vivaldi's life --
Chronological list of Vivaldi's operas --
Vivaldi works list.
|責任：||by Karl Heller ; translated from the German by David Marinelli.|
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].