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Antonio Vivaldi: The Red Priest of Veniceby Karl Heller
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Antonio Vivaldi's rediscovery after World War II quickly led him from obscurity to his present renown as one of the most popular 18th-century composers. Heller's biography presents the important facets of his life, his works, and his influence on music history.
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Presents the most important facets of Vivaldi's life, works, and influence on music history. Originally published in Germany in 1991 in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the composer's death. The English translation incorporates recent research by the author and others, providing new factual material and fresh insights, including the latest painstaking efforts at dating Vivaldi's compositions.
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Chronicles the life of the seventeenth-century composer and discusses his major works, including "The Four Seasons".
Karl Heller's biography of Antonio Vivaldi, originally published in Germany in 1991 in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the composer's death, presents the most important facets of Vivaldi's life, of his works, and of his influence on music history. This new English translation incorporates recent Vivaldi research by the author and others, providing new factual material and fresh insights, including the latest painstaking efforts at dating Vivaldi's compositions. Written for musicians and music students as well as for the many other lovers of Vivaldi's music, the book also offers musicologists little-known material, new information, and new perspectives on the composer.
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