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

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Alternate title:Five centuries of music in Venice
Venice and Vivaldi
Summary: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.
Contributor: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
Provider: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)
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 18th century History and criticism
Cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione
Orlando finto pazzo
Vivaldi, Antonio 1678-1741
Cimarosa, Domenico 1749-1801
Handel, George Frideric 1685-1759
Credits:Host, John Julius Norwich ; King's Consort ; director, Robert King ; soloists, Catherine Denley, Nuccia Focile.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
Collection:Films@UM
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