Antonio Vivaldi

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.

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Music In This Episode

Guitar Concerto in D Major RV 93

Violin Concerto in a minor "Lestro armonico" Op. 3 #6 RV 356

Gloria

Concerto Alla Rustica RV 151

Oboe Concerto in Bb Major RV 548

Recorder Concerto in F Major RV 434

Bassoon Concerto in C Major RV 469

Concerto for 2 Trumpets

Concerto for 2 Mandolins in G major RV 532

"Anchil mar par che sommergo" from Il Tamerlano

"Spring" from The Four Seasons