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

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Alternate title:Musical journey through Venice
Five centuries of music in Venice
World of Claudio Monteverdi
Summary: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.
Contributor: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
Provider:King's Consort
SEPT (Television station : France)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Robclif (Firm)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Music Italy Venice 17th century History and criticism
Monteverdi, Claudio 1567-1643
Schütz, Heinrich 1585-1672
Kapsperger, Giovanni Girolamo 1580-1651
Legrenzi, Giovanni 1626-1690
Strozzi, Barbara 1619-1677
Credits:Host, John Julius Norwich ; The King's Consort ; director, Robert King ; soprano soloists, Gillian Fisher, Glenda Simpson ; chitaronne soloist, David Miller ; accompanist, Barry Mason.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
Collection:Films@UM
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