Definition of Claudio Monteverdi

1. Noun. Italian composer (1567-1643).

Exact synonyms: Monteverdi
Generic synonyms: Composer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Claudio Monteverdi

Claude's syndrome
Claude Achille Debussy
Claude Bernard
Claude Debussey
Claude E. Shannon
Claude Elwood Shannon
Claude Levi-Strauss
Claude Monet
Claude Shannon
Claudio Monteverdi (current term)
Claudius' cells
Claudius' fossa
Claudius I
Claudius Ptolemaeus
Claviceps purpurea
Claybrook's sign

Literary usage of Claudio Monteverdi

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Short History of Music by Alfredo Untersteiner (1902)
"CHAPTER X Claudio Monteverdi AND THE VENETIAN AND NEAPOLITAN OPERA THE Florentine Camerata had given the impulse to a new musical evolution, ..."

2. The History of Music: A Handbook and Guide for Students by Waldo Selden Pratt (1907)
"This free style naturally commended itself strongly to popular taste. Claudio Monteverdi (d. 1643) published comparatively little church music, ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... third, fifth and seventh intervals of the scale) by Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) and the same master's further innovation of setting liturgical texts ..."

4. The Maecenas and the Madrigalist: Patrons, Patronage, and the Origins of the by Anthony M. Cummings (2004)
"The aims of the Academie were espoused on Italian soil by Gabriello Chiabrera and Claudio Monteverdi, both of whom studied the poetry and music of the ..."

5. Alla Breve: From Bach to Debussy by Carl Engel (1921)
"The year 1600 is a convenient date on which to fasten the name of Claudio Monteverdi, whose innovations, whose "New Discords, in Five Parts," cannot easily ..."

6. Catalogue of Opera Librettos Printed Before 1800 by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck (1914)
"Claudio Monteverdi. [!] Rappresentata in Venetia l'anno 1640. ... Claudio Monteverdi oracolo délia música. A line-by-line comparison of the Venice (1640) ..."

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