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Vivaldi : voice of the baroque

Author: H C Robbins Landon
Publisher: [London] : Thames and Hudson, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Landon provides translation of every written document that sheds light on the composer's career and presents an integration of musical analysis and biography.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Antonio Vivaldi; Antonio Vivaldi; Antonio Vivaldi; Antonio Vivaldi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H C Robbins Landon
ISBN: 0500015767 9780500015766
OCLC Number: 29401163
Description: 208 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue The Rediscovery of Vivaldi --
I. Priest and Music Master --
Plates --
II. A Career in Opera --
III. 'L'Estro Armonico' --
IV. Violin Wizard --
V. 'The Four Seasons' --
VI. Venice, Mantua and Rome --
VII. The Church Music --
VIII. Patrons, Travels and the Giraud Sisters --
IX. Vivaldi and the Emperor Charles VI --
X. Goldoni and Vivaldi --
XI. Troubles in Ferrara --
Plates --
XII. The Last Journey: Death in Vienna --
Epilogue The Durazzo Connection --
Appendix I Vivaldi's Opera Productions --
Appendix II Vivaldian Ritornello Form --
Appendix III Bach's Arrangements --
Appendix IV Vivaldi's Published Collections --
Appendix V Kolneder on the Uffenbach Cadenza --
Appendix VI Vivaldi's Church Music.
Responsibility: H.C. Robbins Landon.

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Landon provides translation of every written document that sheds light on the composer's career and presents an integration of musical analysis and biography.

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