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Antonio Vivaldi:

About Antonio Vivaldi

Antonio Vivaldi was the oldest of six (some say nine) children. His father was a barber, baker and violinist. Vivaldi inherited his father's musical talent, and his flaming red hair. Vivaldi became a priest, but he spent most of his life composing and teaching music.

Music heard in this episode:

Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D Major RV 93
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in a minor “L’estro armonico” Op. 3 #6 RV 356
Vivaldi: Gloria
Vivaldi: Concerto Alla Rustica RV 151
Vivaldi: Oboe Concerto in Bb Major RV 548
Vivaldi: Recorder Concerto in F Major RV 434
Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in C Major RV 469
Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Mandolins in G major RV 532
Vivaldi: “Anch’il mar par che sommergo” from Il Tamerlano
Vivaldi: “Spring” from The Four Seasons

Learn more about Antonio Vivaldi

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

In which city was Vivaldi born?

 Paris

 Venice

 London

 Vienna

 Prague

What was Vivaldi's nickname?

 The Red Priest

 The Blue Falcon

 The Red Dragon

 The Mighty Composer

In which city was Vivaldi born?

 Paris

 Venice

 London

 Vienna

 Prague

Many of Vivaldi's works were composed for

 Italian opera singers

 pianists

 orphans at a Venetian orphanage

 students at a music conservatory

 gondoliers

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Antonio Vivaldi:

About Antonio Vivaldi

Antonio Vivaldi was the oldest of six (some say nine) children. His father was a barber, baker and violinist. Vivaldi inherited his father's musical talent, and his flaming red hair. Vivaldi became a priest, but he spent most of his life composing and teaching music.

Music heard in this episode:

Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D Major RV 93
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in a minor “L’estro armonico” Op. 3 #6 RV 356
Vivaldi: Gloria
Vivaldi: Concerto Alla Rustica RV 151
Vivaldi: Oboe Concerto in Bb Major RV 548
Vivaldi: Recorder Concerto in F Major RV 434
Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in C Major RV 469
Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Mandolins in G major RV 532
Vivaldi: “Anch’il mar par che sommergo” from Il Tamerlano
Vivaldi: “Spring” from The Four Seasons

Learn more about Antonio Vivaldi

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

In which city was Vivaldi born?

 Paris

 Venice

 London

 Vienna

 Prague

What was Vivaldi's nickname?

 The Red Priest

 The Blue Falcon

 The Red Dragon

 The Mighty Composer

In which city was Vivaldi born?

 Paris

 Venice

 London

 Vienna

 Prague

Many of Vivaldi's works were composed for

 Italian opera singers

 pianists

 orphans at a Venetian orphanage

 students at a music conservatory

 gondoliers

 

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