||Five Centuries of Music in Venice
Five centuries of music in Venice. UNAUTHORIZED
||Claudio Monteverdi in Venice 1613 (4:46) -- 17th-Century Venice During Monteverdi's Lifetime (3:24) -- Monteverdi's Work as Master of Music (5:07) -- Monteverdi and Heinrich Schtz in Venice (3:32) -- Venice During the Plague of 1630 (3:17) -- Monteverdi's Madrigals (5:39) -- Instrumental Music in 17th-Century Venice (2:20) -- Women Composers in 17th-Century Venice (1:56) -- Musical Instruments of Venice: Italian Lute (2:48) -- Monteverdi as Musical Innovator (2:22) -- Opera: Venice's Newest Musical Form (3:13) -- Monteverdi's Early Opera from Mantua (2:40) -- Monteverdi's Greatest Opera (4:17) -- Death of Monteverdi (3:49)
||This program, devoted to the 17th century, explains how the St. Mark's sound was first rescued and then enhanced by Claudio Monteverdi, and covers the art of the madrigal, the rise of women composers, and why the world's first public opera house was built in Venice. Live performances in San Nicolo dei Mendicoli and the Ducal Palace.
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|Interest grade level
||12 & up.
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|Source of description||Title from distributor's description.|
|Issued in other form||Originally produced: Balfour Films, 1990 9780736557108|
|Publisher number||4071s Films Media Group|
|Publisher number||4073 Films Media Group|