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  • Antonio Vivaldi

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    Antonio Vivaldi was born on March 4th, 1678, in Venice, Italy, and died on July 28, 1741, in Vienna, Austria. His father, a barber and a talented violinist at Saint Mark's Cathedral himself, had helped him in trying a career in music and made him enter the Cappella di San Marco orchestra, where he was an appreciated violinist. In 1703 Vivaldi became a priest and acquired the nickname "The Red Priest", since he had red hair. He had become a priest against his own will because it was the only possible

  • Antonio Meucci: The History And Story Of Antonio Meucci

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    4/30/14 Antonio Meucci Throughout history there have been many tragedies and many successes, the history of Antonio Meucci was both a tragedy and a success. It was a tragedy that he died broke and had his invention stolen (expanded upon) from him by Alexander Graham Bell, however it is a success because he helped create the great American invention called the telephone (and now has the recognition he deserves). In this research paper I will give a history/story of Antonio Meucci, what he

  • Essay On Antonio Vivaldi

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    Antonio Vivaldi Born in the seventeenth century, Antonio Vivaldi was a composer who wrote some of the most well know musical works. Throughout his whole life he loved music. His greatest passion was music. Present day still plays his master pieces. He wrote many different styles of music, including church music, operas, Concertos, and chamber music. Antonio Vivaldi greatly contributed to the classical music genre. Although he has passed, his music will live on and it will continue to live

  • Antonio Vivaldi's Biography

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    Antonio Vivaldi was born in Venice on March 4th, 1678. Though ordained a priest in 1703, according to his own account, within a year of being ordained Vivaldi no longer wished to celebrate mass because of physical complaints ("tightness of the chest") which pointed to angina pectoris, asthmatic bronchitis, or a nervous disorder. It is also possible that Vivaldi was simulating illness - there is a story that he sometimes left the altar in order to quickly jot down a musical idea in the sacristy..

  • Antonio Vivaldi and the music of his time

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    Antonio Vivaldi and the music of his time Throughout history there have been many distinct periods of time. These various eras are all alike in a way because they all slowly flow into each other. One of these unique times was called the Baroque period. The Baroque time began during the 1600's and ended early during the early 1700's. The way Baroque music was looked at was varied depending on where you looked at it from. In Italy, it was largely energetic and spectacular. Yet, if you were to travel

  • The Prison Notebooks: Antonio Gramsci

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    Introduction Antonio Gramsci was founder of the Italian Communist Party in the 1920’s whose seminal publication “The Prison Notebooks” has proven to be one of the most influential leftist texts of the 20th Century. Echoing aspects of Marxist-Leninist thought, Gramsci was primarily concerned with the dominance of a small ruling elite upon society, both on a national and international scale. Arguably the foundational concept of Gramsci’s vision is that of hegemony, as this concept forms the basis from

  • san antonio miss

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    Tour of San Antonio The Missions of Texas While in San Antonio there are five missions you, as a tourist, need to see. These missions are the mission of Nuestra Senora de la Purissima Concepcion, the San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo, the Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Franciscode la Espada, and Mission San Antonio de Valero, The Alamo. They are all a great part of the state of Texas. The Mission Concepcion was first built in East Texas in 1716, but they only stayed there for fifteen years do to

  • Analysis Of The San Antonio Spurs

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    Introduction: San Antonio Spurs The San Antonio Spurs is one of the best run teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA) today. They are coached by Greg Popovich, and managed by R.C.Buford and owned by Peter Holt. They play to sellout crowds in the AT&T Center with a capacity of 18,500 fans. They are technically a small market team in terms of the city size and the media market. They compete with the large market teams like the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets in the state of Texas and

  • Antonio Da Correggio: A Renaissance Artist

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    Leonardo Da Vinci, and Raphael de Sanzio. The Renaissance provided and environment for many artists to thrive and succeed. In addition to some artists gaining popularity, others who weren't as well-known still had flourishing careers; one of which was Antonio Da Correggio. Born in a small town near Reggio Emilia, Antonio's passion for art expanded naturally, and bloomed in its native soil. By 1516, Corregio was in Parma, where he generally remained for the rest of his career. In his use of dynamic composition

  • Analysis Of Antonio Canova's Psyche Revived By Cupids Kiss

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    In 1787, Antonio Canova sculpted a masterpiece crafted around a love story; Psyche Revived by Cupids Kiss. A king had three daughters, his youngest, Psyche, the most beautiful of them all. Venus, the goddess of beauty, was jealous of Psyche. She ordered Cupid to avenger her and eliminate Psyche so she would once again be the most beautiful. However, when Cupid saw Psyche he fell in love with her. Every night, Cupid made love to Psyche without ever revealing his identity until one night she lit a