[ mon-tuh-vair-dee; Italian mawn-te-ver-dee ]
/ ˌmɒn təˈvɛər di; Italian ˌmɔn tɛˈvɛr di /
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Clau·dio [klou-dyaw], /ˈklaʊ dyɔ/, 1567–1643, Italian composer.
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Composers from Monteverdi to Gluck, to Stravinsky, to Philip Glass, have told it in music.Ann Wroe’s ‘Orpheus’: Why the Mythological Muse Haunts Us|Ann Wroe|May 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Monteverdi's scores contained, besides recitative, suggestions of melody.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
British Dictionary definitions for Monteverdi
/ (ˌmɒntɪˈvɛədɪ) /
Claudio (ˈklaʊdɪˌəʊ). ?1567–1643, Italian composer, noted esp for his innovations in opera and for his expressive use of dissonance. His operas include Orfeo (1607) and L'Incoronazione di Poppea (1642) and he also wrote many motets and madrigals
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