Maestro, a musical journey through Venice Part 2 The world of Claudio Monteverdi

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Second program in a series of five about the history of music in Venice. This program covers the 17th century and explains how the St. Mark's sound was first rescued and then enhanced by Claudio Monteverdi. Includes the art of the madrigal, the rise of women composers, and why the world's first public opera house was built in Venice. Presented in two parts of approximately 28 and 24 minutes each.
Landon, H. C. Robbins 1926 (Howard Chandler Robbins); Phillips, John Michael; Norwich, John Julius 1929; King, Robert 1960; Fisher, Gillian soprano; Simpson, Glenda; Miller, David 1948 Oct. 22; Monteverdi, Claudio 1567-1643; Schütz, Heinrich 1585-1672; Kapsperger, Giovanni Girolamo 1580-1651; Legrenzi, Giovanni 1626-1690; Strozzi, Barbara 1619-1677
King's Consort; SEPT (Television station : France); Channel Four (Great Britain); Robclif (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
European Culture; Italian Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Music; Performing Arts; Music Italy Venice 17th century History and criticism
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53 minutes; color


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Host, John Julius Norwich ; The King's Consort ; director, Robert King ; soprano soloists, Gillian Fisher, Glenda Simpson ; chitaronne soloist, David Miller ; accompanist, Barry Mason.
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Filename: lms-090118; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1687; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/968; OCLC: ocm34299856; Catalog Key: alephsys002941871

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