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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