Essays Tagged: "Monteverdi"

The life of Claudio Monteverdi (1597-1643) Turabian Style

Claudio Monteverdi: His life and contributions.Claudio Zuan (Giovanni) Antonio Monteverdi was born in Cremon ... was born in Cremona in 1567. He was baptized on May 15 of the same year. He was born to Baldassare Monteverdi, who was a barber-surgeon, and Maddalena Zignani, a goldsmith's daughter . After a Milane ... called Colegio dei Chirurghi (College of Surgeons) . This and other factors would indicate that the Monteverdi family came from humble beginnings but climbed socially. This is due in part to the fact ...

(6 pages) 90 0 4.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A comparison of two major Baroque composers: Claudio Monteverdi and Domenico Scarlatti (turabian format)

The purpose of this paper is to analyze two psalms by Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi (1567-1643) and Giovanni Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) and compare and contrast the two ... differences could not be accounted as being because of different nationalistic styles.The piece by Monteverdi, Confitebor tibi, Domine (Psalm 110), was a psalm that was used as part of the vespers on ... churches began using the vernacular so the patrons would understand the services. Aside from that, Monteverdi, being more influenced by the Renaissance due to his time of birth, demonstrates music pr ...

(4 pages) 120 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Life and Music of Claudio Monteverdi

MonteverdiClaudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi was born in Cremona, Italy. His actual birth date is u ... is life, writing music in all genres, including his final opera, _L'incoronazione di Poppea_ (1642).Monteverdi's first musical drama, _L'Orfeo_, surpassed all pervious attempts at musical drama. It wa ... rces" (Hanning 181). This opera was modeled after Peri's _Euridice_, and "given this background and Monteverdi's gift for intellegent barrowing, the form and manner of this new opera were almost predi ...

(3 pages) 68 0 2.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Monteverdi`s opera "L`Orfeo".

uuml;ck der Oper - "Possente Spirito"3.3 "Sol tu nobile dio"4. Schlusswort5. Bibliografie1. Claudio Monteverdis Oper "L`Orfeo"Immer wieder hat der Orpheus - Mythos die Musiker fasziniert. Es gibt alle ... beinhaltet die antike Orpheus - Erzählung. Weder der Text noch die Musik steht im Vordergrund. Monteverdi schafft eine Ausgewogenheit der Darstellung, wie sie erst wieder im 20. Jahrhundert zu fi ...

(16 pages) 55 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Comparison of the Musical Styles of Vivaldi and Corelli

t violinist-composer of the Baroque and arguably its second most influential Italian composer after Monteverdi." Corelli's works consist entirely of string music apart from one sonata for trumpet, two ... y Newcomb, Thomas Walker, Michael Talbot, Donald J. Grout, Joel Sheveloff. Italian Baroque Masters: Monteverdi, Fresobaldi, Cavalli, Corelli, A. Scarlattie, Vivaldi, D. Scarlatti. New York: W.W. Norto ...

(15 pages) 54 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers