Five Centuries of Music in Venice

Five Centuries of Music in Venice Music pervades the soul of Venice as surely as its canals penetrate the heart of the city From Gabrieli Monteverdi Vivaldi and Rossini to Verdi Wagner and Stravinsky this great city has inspired

  • Title: Five Centuries of Music in Venice
  • Author: H.C. Robbins Landon John Julius Norwich
  • ISBN: 9780028645247
  • Page: 474
  • Format: Paperback
  • Music pervades the soul of Venice as surely as its canals penetrate the heart of the city From Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Vivaldi, and Rossini to Verdi, Wagner, and Stravinsky, this great city has inspired and sheltered genius Venice is a city in which music has accompanied every aspect of life, from religious and state ceremony to late night revelry This lavishly illustrateMusic pervades the soul of Venice as surely as its canals penetrate the heart of the city From Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Vivaldi, and Rossini to Verdi, Wagner, and Stravinsky, this great city has inspired and sheltered genius Venice is a city in which music has accompanied every aspect of life, from religious and state ceremony to late night revelry This lavishly illustrated book examines the unique relationships between the life of Venice and the history of music.

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