Claudio Monteverdi Masterpieces
Italian composer, string player, choirmaster and priest (1567-1643)
- viola da braccio, viol, pipe organ
- opera, baroque music
- Republic of Venice
- opera composer, choreographer, musicologist, music theorist, viol player, Catholic priest, composer, musician, singer
Other renowned works
1640 - Selva morale e spirituale
1620 - Andromeda
1608 - L’Arianna
This selection of works is not the result of personal preferences or artistic opinion. Selected works come from an exclusive data analysis method developed by soclassiq.
The dating of the works can be precise or sometimes approximate. It may correspond to the premiere date or publication year or completion of the composition (that can be several years after its first public execution).
1560 .. 1640 : the essential composers
1525-1594 Giovanni da Palestrina
1567-1643 Claudio Monteverdi °
1637-1707 Dietrich Buxtehude
1548-1611 Tomás Luis de Victoria
1566-1613 Carlo Gesualdo
1561-1633 Jacopo Peri
1632-1687 Jean-Baptiste Lully °
1532-1594 Orlande de Lassus
° : Masterpieces listed
On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Claudio Monteverdi
Meet the greatest works of classical music
Currently, 25000+ works are listed for a small selection of 101 composers among thousands listed here. Many composers are missing of which some are essential: J. Rodriguo, C. Franck, H. Gorecki, C. Nielsen, J.Corigliano, P. Hindemith, C. Ives, A. Webern ... New catalogues will be processed later to complete this experience of the discovery of the classical music masterpieces. Thus this selection of works will be updated.
Through the ages
Some major genres or forms among the 150 listed
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