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Title
Le quattro stagioni
Composer
Antonio Vivaldi 1678-1741
Performer
Nigel Kennedy 1956- (viool) English Chamber Orchestra
Uniform title
Concerten voor viool en strijkorkest op.8, nr.1-4 Quattro stagioni
Publisher
EMI, 1989
1 cd
Recording date
1986, 1989
Playing time
00:40:37
EAN
0077774955720
CDR
BBX0414

About Antonio Vivaldi

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (UK: , US: ; Italian: [anˈtɔːnjo ˈluːtʃo viˈvaldi] (listen); 4 March 1678 – 28 July 1741) was an Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher, impresario, and Roman Catholic priest. Born in Venice, the capital of the Venetian Republic, he is regarded as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and his influence during his lifetime was widespread across Europe. He composed many instrumental concertos, for the violin and a variety of other musical instruments, as well as sacred choral works and more than forty operas. His best-known work is a series of violin concertos known as the Four Seasons.

Many of his compositions were written for the all-female music ensemble of the Ospedale della Pietà, a …Read more on Wikipedia

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