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Vivaldi, Antonio (Lucio)locked

  • Michael Talbot
  • , revised by Nicholas Lockey


(b Venice, 4 March 1678; d Vienna, 27/8 July 1741). Italian composer. The most original and influential Italian composer of his generation, he laid the foundations for the mature Baroque concerto. His contributions to musical style, violin technique, and the practice of orchestration were substantial, and he was a pioneer of orchestral programme music....

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