C. monteverdi


[mon-tuh-vair-dee; Italian mawn-te-ver-dee]
Claudio [klou-dyaw] , 1567–1643, Italian composer.
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Monteverdi (ˌmɒntɪˈvɛədɪ)
Claudio (ˈklaʊdɪˌəʊ). ?1567--1643, Italian composer, noted esp for his innovations in opera and for his expressive use of dissonance. His operas include Orfeo (1607) and L'Incoronazione di Poppea (1642) and he also wrote many motets and madrigals

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