The Four Seasons (Vivaldi)

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The Four Seasons (Italian: Le quattro stagioni) is a set of violin concertos written by Antonio Vivaldi. Each concerto is a musical depiction of one of the four seasons. It is a part of a larger set of violin concertos called Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione. It was first published in 1725 in Amsterdam.[1]

The four seasons include Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, Summer and Winter being more well known.

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  1. Talbot, Michael (2001). "Vivaldi, Antonio". Grove Music Online (8th ed.). Oxford University Press.