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Antonio Vivaldi
"Spring" from The Four Seasons


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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

About Antonio Vivaldi

Antonio Vivaldi was the oldest of six (some say nine) children. His father was a barber, baker and violinist. Vivaldi inherited his father's musical talent, and his flaming red hair. Vivaldi became a priest, but he spent most of his life composing and teaching music.

Track list:
Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D Major RV 93
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in a minor “L’estro armonico” Op. 3 #6 RV 356
Vivaldi: Gloria
Vivaldi: Concerto Alla Rustica RV 151
Vivaldi: Oboe Concerto in Bb Major RV 548
Vivaldi: Recorder Concerto in F Major RV 434
Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in C Major RV 469
Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Mandolins in G major RV 532
Vivaldi: “Anch’il mar par che sommergo” from Il Tamerlano
Vivaldi: “Spring” from The Four Seasons

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. In which city was Vivaldi born?

Paris

Venice

London

Vienna

Prague


2.What was Vivaldi's nickname?

The Red Priest

The Blue Falcon

The Red Dragon

The Mighty Composer


3. Many of Vivaldi's works were composed for

Italian opera singers

pianists

orphans at a Venetian orphanage

students at a music conservatory

gondoliers


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