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 (mŏn′tə-vâr′dē, mōn′tĕ-), Claudio 1567-1643.
Italian composer whose works include sacred music, many madrigals, and one of the first operas, Orfeo (1607).


(Biography) Claudio (ˈklaʊdɪˌəʊ). ?1567–1643, Italian composer, noted esp for his innovations in opera and for his expressive use of dissonance. His operas include Orfeo (1607) and L'Incoronazione di Poppea (1642) and he also wrote many motets and madrigals


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Claudio, 1567–1643, Italian composer.
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In the Motets Nigra Sum and Pulcha es Monteverdi elides the distinction between sacred and profane.
In the first edition, Worsley heads to Venice, where Claudio Monteverdi invented modern opera with The Coronation of Poppea, before travelling to Vienna to learn more about how Mozart's subversive The Marriage of Figaro reflected a break down in the old feudal order.
El 15 de mayo de 1567 fue bautizado en la catedral de Cremona Claudio Monteverdi, y nadie imagino que de la cabeza de esa criatura brotarian tantos pensamientos musicales y que con ellos se consolidarian rumbos tan trascendentes para el arte sonoro de Occidente.
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On a good day for the O'Briens, Aidan won both maidens on the card with Claudio Monteverdi and Somehow while Ineffable, a member of Joseph's Owning string, provided Donnacha O'Brien with the second leg of a double, in the Spin 1038 Handicap.
At the beginning of this year, Deutsche Grammophon released a new solo album made by the Czech mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kozena, mainly featuring early-Baroque pieces composed by Claudio Monteverdi.
Before conducting he was a member of the Monteverdi Choir of London and Heinrich Schutz Choir.
Contract notice: Dai - planning conservatory monteverdi.
The programme features works by Palestrina, Scarlatti, Rossini and Monteverdi, performed by the Cantorelli vocal quartet.
Arrangements of early music, Monteverdi and Rameau, coupled with Paul McCartney's ballad Michelle, works as a set of wistful songs, similarly evocative, from three eras.
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