Antonio Vivaldi : his life and work / Walter Kolneder ; translated by Bill Hopkins.

Author
Kolneder, Walter [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Berkeley : University of California Press, 1970.
Description
x, 288 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, music, portraits (some color) ; 25 cm

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Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 213-219.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • His life
  • Background and personality
  • The work
  • Synopsis and tabulation
  • The development of instrumental music in the 17th century
  • The sonatas. The trio sonatas ; The violin sonatas ; The cello sonatas
  • The concertos. Synopsis ; The elements of Vivaldi's concerto style
  • The creative process
  • Vivaldi's programme music
  • The concertos printed in the composer's lifetime
  • The twelve concertos Op. III
  • Johann Sebastian Bach and Vivaldi
  • The violin concertos : Vivaldi as violinist and teacher
  • The cello concertos
  • The concertos for viola d'amore
  • The concertos for recorder and flute
  • The concertos for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
  • The concertos for plucked strings
  • The concertos with solo keyboard instruments
  • The concertos for several instruments
  • The concertos "in due cori"
  • The orchestral concertos and sinfonias
  • The chamber concertos
  • The operas. Vivaldi as an operatic composer and his background ; Survey of Vivaldi's operatic output ; Vivaldi's first opera, Ottone in Villa ; Operatic maestro in Venice : first successes abroad ; The culmination of the operatic output
  • Secular vocal music
  • The musica sacra
  • Vivaldi research in recent years
  • Epilogue.
ISBN
  • 0520016297
  • 9780520016293
LCCN
71101341
OCLC
131610
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