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Vivaldi, Antonio

The Four Seasons - 4. Winter

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
Performance date: May 01, 1999

Date composed: 1725

Listen for the many picturesque touches Vivaldi incorporates into this vividly programmatic music: simulations of bird calls, atmospheric conditions, animal cries, sounds of nature (various types of wind, thunder, rain, the murmuring of swaying grass, babbling brooks), peasant dances and even an attempt to describe a man walking on ice.
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Music Period

Baroque (early seventeenth to mid eighteenth century)


Zukerman, Pinchas ( violin)

Performance Type

String Concerto


Zukerman, Pinchas

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