We’re going to look for all the clues that tell us the keys the music goes through in one of the movements of Vivaldi’s “Spring”.
We’re looking in general at the characteristics of slow movements in Vivaldi’s concertos. Can you find the musical events in Spring, Autumn and Winter?
Little returns of short sections of music – they’re all over those 1st movements of Baroque Concertos like Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. We’ll have an in-depth look at the structure in “Spring”, 1st Movement. It’s Ritornello Form!
Here’s a selection of activities to not only help you become more familiar with Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, but also to hone some of your own composing skills at the same time.
Using puzzles and team games to find your way around the score of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons is the aim of this blog. More detailed analysis is on the way, but these are good for starters….or revision!
It’s a biographical quiz about Vivaldi’s life and work. Use it as revision or research. It can be a puzzle for the end of a study of him and his music.