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
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