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Antonio Vivaldi

Vivaldi, Antonio (c.1680–1741), Venetian baroque composer. He wrote vocal music, sonatas, some 450 concertos for violin and other instruments (helping establish the 3-movement form), and concerti grossi, including the famous Four Seasons. His work has a sparkling clarity, strong rhythms, and a wealth of melody.

See also: Baroque.

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