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Antonio Vivaldi

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  • Antonio Vivaldi
    Breeana Brandt
    1
  • Starting Out…
    Born Venice March 4th, 1678
    Baptized after birth
    Either for health issues
    or, Large earthquake
    1703 Ordained priest
    Nicknamed the Red Priest
    Wasn’t always a “saint”
    2
  • Vivaldi Jobs
    Priest Hood
    Teacher
    Ordained priest 1703 on own accord
    1 year after complained of health issues
    Said that he would leave alter to jot down music ideas
    Had to be priest for free schooling
    Employed mostly by Ospedale della Pietà
    “Orphanage” school for daughters of noblemen
    Many concerti were exercises played by pupils
    3
  • Timeline of Work
    1703 Ordained minister
    1703 Violin teacher at Ospedale
    1709 to 1711 Teatro Sant' Angelo
    1711 Twelve concertos published in Amsterdam
    1713-1714 Teatro Sant' Angelo. Produced opera by Rostori
    1717 moved to Mantua. Chamber Capellmeister
    1720 returned to Venice Teatro Sant' Angelo to stage his operas.
  • Music
    Most known-Four Seasons
    Captured season without use of precussion
    Violin Virtuoso
    Done over 400 orchestral music pieces
    Over 40 operas
    4
    Click for demo of Spring from The Four Seasons. 5
  • Orchestral Music
    Fast slow fast movement
    Mainly a string orchestra
    Work copied and admired by Bach
    221 concertos for solo violin or violoncello solo.
  • Closing the Curtain
    Poverty like many composers
    Sold what he could to go to Vienna
    Sold off more manuscripts to live
    Died July 28, 1741
    Given unmarked grave
    Music died with him until the 1900’s
  • Sources
    Photos and Music:
    www.flickr.com/photos/krougeau/1414292166/
    http://www.listal.com/viewimage/158106h
    livingelectro.com
    www.kulichki.com/cddisk/avivaldi/avivaldi.htm
    www.etsy.com/view_list...=12533781/
    Music Slide 1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N00XKtROddc&feature=related
    Music Slide 5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oqojc0UrhOU&feature=related
    www.soundunwound.com/musicantonio-vivaldi/9775
    Material:
    Baroque Composers and Musicians. Antonio Vivaldi. http://www.baroquemusic.org/bqxvivaldi.html
    Absolute Astronomy. Antonio Vivaldi. http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Antonio_Vivaldi
    Answers.com Reference Answers. Antonio Vivaldi. http://www.answers.com/topic/antonio-vivaldi
    Antonio Vivaldi. http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Lib/Vivaldi.htm
    Encyclopedia of World Biography. Antonio Vivaldi Biography. http://www.notablebiographies.com/Tu-We/Vivaldi-Antonio.html
    8notes.com Antonio Vivaldi. http://www.8notes.com/biographies/vivaldi.asp
    Yourdictionary.com Antonio Vivaldi biography. http://biography.yourdictionary.com/antonio-vivaldi
    Naxos.com Antonio Vivaldi Biography. http://www.naxos.com/person/Antonio_Vivaldi/22387.htm
    The Western Humanities. Matthews, Platt, Noble. Antonio L Vivaldi. Pg 434-435.
    Biographicon. Antonio Vivaldi biography. http://www.biographicon.com/view/453nq