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Claudio Monteverdi was an Italian composer in the late Renaissance. He was the first composer to develop opera to its full dramatic and musical potential.
“Handel is so great and so simple that no one but a professional musician is unable to understand him.” – Samuel Butler
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, nicknamed (“The Red Priest”) because of his red hair, was an Italian Baroque composer, priest, and violinist born in Venice.
Johann Sebastian Bach, widely regarded as the greatest of all composers of music for Christian worship, was born in 1685 in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, into a family of distinguished musicians. “Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand … Continue reading