Maestro, a musical journey through Venice Part 3 Venice and Vivaldi

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Third program of a series of five on the history of music in Venice. This program covers the 18th century and includes the rise of Antonio Vivaldi and his famous all-women orchestras at the Pieta, the heyday of Venetian composition, Vivaldi's departure from Venice, the rise of a new breed of composer, and the decline of the importance of Venice in the music world. Features live performances of excerpts from the music of Vivaldi, Cimarosa and Handel performed by the King's Consort, the students of the Conservatory of Music in Venice, and soloists including singers Catherine Denley and Nuccia Focile and cellists Christopher Hogwood and Christopher Coin.
Vivaldi, Antonio 1678-1741; Cimarosa, Domenico 1749-1801; Handel, George Frideric 1685-1759; Landon, H. C. Robbins 1926 (Howard Chandler Robbins); Sutcliffe, Tony; Norwich, John Julius 1929; King, Robert 1960; Denley, Catherine; Focile, Nuccia; Hogwood, Christopher; Coin, Christopher
King's Consort; Ospedale della Pietà (Venice, Italy); Conservatorio di musica (Venice, Italy); Robclif (Firm); SEPT (Television station : France); Channel Four (Great Britain); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
European Culture; Italian Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Music; Performing Arts; Music Italy Venice 18th century History and criticism; Cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione; Orlando finto pazzo
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53 minutes; color


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Host, John Julius Norwich ; King's Consort ; director, Robert King ; soloists, Catherine Denley, Nuccia Focile.
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Filename: lms-090119; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1689; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/969; OCLC: ocm34299906; Catalog Key: alephsys002941873

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