[mon-tuh-vair-dee; Italian mawn-te-ver-dee]
- 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
May 31, 2012
Monteverdi's scores contained, besides recitative, suggestions of melody.The Complete Opera Book
- 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