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Vivaldi

[vi-vahl-dee; Italian vee-vahl-dee]
noun
  1. An·to·nio [an-toh-nee-oh; Italian ahn-taw-nyaw] /ænˈtoʊ niˌoʊ; Italian ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, 1678–1741, Italian violinist and composer.
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Contemporary Examples of vivaldi

Historical Examples of vivaldi

  • "The bell has ceased," said Vivaldi, putting down his goblet.

    Rienzi

    Edward Bulwer Lytton

  • Concerto in A minor, after a concerto for four violins by Vivaldi .

    Bach

    Charles Francis Abdy Williams

  • Locatelli and Vivaldi came under the influence of the Italian Opera.

    Handel

    Romain Rolland

  • Have they shuddered for Vivaldi in face of the sable-clad and masked Inquisition?

  • It is in the Lombardic style introduced by Vivaldi, consisting of frequent syncopation.

    Bach

    Charles Francis Abdy Williams


British Dictionary definitions for vivaldi

Vivaldi

noun
  1. Antonio (anˈtɔːnjo). ?1675–1741, Italian composer and violinist, noted esp for his development of the solo concerto. His best-known work is The Four Seasons (1725)
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