Claudio Monteverdi

Italian composer,gambist, and singer Claudio Monteverdi

Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi was an Italian composer, gambist, and singer. Monteverdi's work, often regarded as revolutionary, marked the transition from the Renaissance style of music to that of the Baroque period. He developed two individual styles of composition – the heritage of Renaissance polyphony and the new basso continuo technique of the Baroque.
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Birthday
15 May 1567
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Cremona
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Antichi Organi fa tappa a Bobbio - Piacenza24
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In programma musiche di Alexandre Guilmant, George Friedrich Haendel, Luca Salvadori, Claudio Monteverdi, Vincenzo Antonio Petrali, Giuseppe Verdi, Camille Saint Saëns, Hildegard Von Bingen, Marco Enrico Bossi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Monteverdi et Scelsi s'invitent au festival - Ouest-France
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Il ya quatre siècles, Claudio Monteverdi est le premier compositeur dont la musique raconte des drames humains, des amours, des attentes, des rêves. Il ya plus de cinquante ans, Giacinto Scelsi compose une trilogie pour violoncelle seul : les trois
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Alessandro Scarlatti al Festival Barocco - Viterbo News 24
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Venerdì 19 agosto alle ore 21.00, nella Chiesa di San Flaviano di Montefiascone, Corrado Stocchi alla guida della Camerata Barocca “Claudio Monteverdi” di Viterbo interpreterà “Le sonate a cinque” di Alessandro Scarlatti. Queste bellissime sonate a
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PSU Probing Question: What Defines Renaissance Music? - Gant Daily
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“It's not by coincidence that opera—the musical genre that most vividly portrays emotion—was invented in this period, first by composers in Florence and then in Mantua by the great master of the period, Claudio Monteverdi.” As was the case with most
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Opera review: Monteverdi: Flame and Frost - Edinburgh Festivals
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IN THE decidedly inelegant surroundings of a blacked-out hotel meeting room, this amateur but stylistically robust production sees the music of the Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi used to retell the myth of Echo and Narcissus from
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Rafael Viñoly Flexes His Architectural Muscles, With Opera Sets - Co.Design
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Viñoly also designed the sets for Chicago Opera Theater's 2007 production of Claudio Monteverdi's The Return of Ulysses. “Working on an opera is so different from the work we do as architects, which is limited by various requirements and a complex set
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Macculloch Hall Baroque Concert a Family Affair - Patch.com
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The program also featured works by Claudio Monteverdi and Antonio Vivaldi, as well as “Airs de Cour” by Michel Lambert. “They truly transport the listener to an earlier time,” Arceci said of Lambert's “Airs de Cour.” “That 'escape' to an earlier time
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Ein Abend für Claudio Monteverdi - Märkische Allgemeine
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Inmitten aller Größen des Musiklebens überragte ein Komponist alle anderen: Claudio Monteverdi. An San Marco formte er die „Capella“ zu einer stilbildenden Solistenvereinigung von Spitzenrang, außerhalb der byzantinischen Kirchenmauern verlieh er der
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Arceci/McKean & Friends - New Jersey Monthly
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Vocal works will include Tarquinio Merula's magical Canzonetta spirituale sopra alla nanna, selections from Claudio Monteverdi's Scherzi Musicali, intimate “airs de cour” by Michel Lambert, and dazzling instrumental works by Arcangelo Corelli,
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Ciro Perrino: «Claudio Monteverdi? Era rock, come Vivaldi» - mentelocale.it
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Ad esempio ho sempre trovato molto “rock” molte delle composizioni di Claudio Monteverdi. La potenza espressiva di un Vivaldi e di un Van Beethoven sono proverbiali. Non si contano gli esperimenti fatti nel tempo da Walter Carlos – oggi Wendy – con la
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The Classical Music Network - ConcertoNet
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If Claudio Monteverdi was the master of music for his theater–that newfangled Venetian genre we now call opera–his contemporary, Francesco Cavalli, was master of theater for his music. And theater, movement, costume, character, is exactly what director
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Ecco mormorar l'onde - madrigal z dielne Monteverdi/Tasso (1590) - SME.sk
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Taliansky skladateľ Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) posunul európsku hudbu kvalitatívne ďalej vo viacerých žánroch - aj v madrigaloch, teda krátkych skladbách pre malú skupinu spevákov. Na tvorbu madrigalov mal tento komponista veľmi priaznivé podmienky
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Baroque Opera – It's Fun! - Czech Position
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Baroque opera dates from about 1600 to about 1750 and composers include Claudio Monteverdi, Antonio Vivaldi, George Handel and Johann Sebastian Bach. Other characterizations include emphatic, imitative and expressive gestures, all used to elicit an
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Symphony In The Glen Releases "Observations: Symphonic Encounters from Galileo ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
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This heavenly anthem is from Claudio Monteverdi's opera about Orpheus - the legendary musician of ancient Thrace who plucked his songs on a lyre whose seven strings represented the seven ancient planets. This piece was composed close to the time that
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Music takes center stage in Bar Harbor in July - Press Herald
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Boston-based Brass Venture begins the season at 8:15 pm Friday at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church with "Brass Gems," a program featuring music written for brass quintet by Claudio Monteverdi, Brahms, JS Bach, Puccini, M. Arnold, Copland,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Claudio Monteverdi
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1643
    Age 75
    Monteverdi died, aged 76, in Venice on 29 November 1643 and was buried at the church of the Frari.
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  • 1638
    Age 70
    When the work was first published in 1638 Monteverdi rededicated it to the new King Ferdinand III.
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  • 1636
    Age 68
    Originally the work was to be dedicated to Ferdinand II, but because of his ill health, his son was made king in December 1636.
  • 1632
    Age 64
    In 1632, he became a priest.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1613
    Age 45
    By 1613, he had moved to San Marco in Venice where, as conductor, he quickly restored the musical standard of both the choir and the instrumentalists.
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  • 1610
    Age 42
    In 1610 he moved to Rome, arriving in secret, hoping to present his music to Pope Paul V.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1605
    Age 37
    The Fifth Book of Madrigals shows the shift from the late Renaissance style of music to the early Baroque. The Quinto Libro (Fifth Book), published in 1605, was at the heart of the controversy between Monteverdi and Giovanni Artusi.
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  • 1599
    Age 31
    In 1599 Monteverdi married the court singer Claudia Cattaneo, who died in September 1607.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1582
    Age 14
    His first five publications were: Sacrae cantiunculae, 1582 (a collection of miniature motets); Madrigali Spirituali, 1583 (a volume of which only the bass partbook is extant); Canzonette a tre voci, 1584 (a collection of three-voice canzonettes); and the five-part madrigals Book I, 1587, and Book II, 1590.
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    His first music was written for publication, including some motets and sacred madrigals, in 1582 and 1583.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1567
    Born
    Born in 1567.
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