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[an-toh-nee-oh;; Italian ahn-taw-nyaw] /ænˈtoʊ niˌoʊ;; Italian ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA), 1678–1741, Italian violinist and composer.
Contemporary Examples

Of course we can, even if we know an hour of Vivaldi might be better for our souls.
‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ Loses a Leg in Sixth-Season Finale Tim Teeman July 22, 2014

Historical Examples

The first thing he did was to take a number of concertos written for the violin by Vivaldi, and set them for the harpsichord.
The World’s Great Men of Music Harriette Brower

Locatelli and Vivaldi came under the influence of the Italian Opera.
Handel Romain Rolland

In the beginning we see the hero, Vivaldi, escaping from the Bandit’s castle.
The Strand Magazine, Volume VII, Issue 42, June, 1894 Various

Have they shuddered for Vivaldi in face of the sable-clad and masked Inquisition?
Adventures among Books Andrew Lang

Arrangements for harpsichord alone of 16 concertos, generally described as by Vivaldi, but including several by other composers.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

The defi was accepted and Carolan’s rival played on his violin one of Vivaldi’s most difficult concertos.
Memory William Walker Atkinson

The concertos of Handel and Vivaldi, &c., are orchestral compositions in several movements with or without wind instruments.
Bach Charles Francis Abdy Williams

Tedisio Doria and the brothers Vivaldi with some Franciscans set out on this adventure, and never returned.
Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa Edward Hutton

Concerto in A minor, after a concerto for four violins by Vivaldi .
Bach Charles Francis Abdy Williams

Antonio (anˈtɔːnjo). ?1675–1741, Italian composer and violinist, noted esp for his development of the solo concerto. His best-known work is The Four Seasons (1725)


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