Vivaldi separated each concerto into three movements, fast-slow-fast, and likewise each linked sonnet into three sections. His arrangement is as follows:. The Four Seasons.
The Four Seasons, No. 2: Summer - Movement 1 Sheet Music by Antonio Vivaldi
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The inspiration for the concertos is not the countryside around Mantua, as initially supposed, where Vivaldi was living at the time, since according to Karl Heller they could have been written as early as , while Vivaldi was engaged with the court of Mantua only in Unusually for the period, Vivaldi published the concerti with accompanying sonnets possibly written by the composer himself that elucidated what it was in the spirit of each season that his music was intended to evoke.
The concerti therefore stand as one of the earliest and most detailed examples of what would come to be called program music—i.
Vivaldi took great pains to relate his music to the texts of the poems, translating the poetic lines themselves directly into the music on the page. Hide extended text You've Selected: antonio-vivaldi.
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