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The World of Claudio Monteverdi / Balfour Films.

Other author/creatorBalfour Films.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2008], ©1990.
Description1 streaming video file (52 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Series Five Centuries of Music in Venice
Five centuries of music in Venice. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents 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)
Abstract 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.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 08, 2008.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 12 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Balfour Films, 1990 9780736557108
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number4071s Films Media Group
Publisher number4073 Films Media Group

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