I, Vivaldi

I, Vivaldi

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In this dynamic picture-book biography, told as if by Vivaldi himself, the famous musician's energetic personality and steadfast dedication to music come alive.Despite his mother's vow for him to become a priest, young Vivaldi is only interested in music. He soon grows from a feisty boy who wants to play the violin into a stubborn young man who puts his musical training ahead of his studies for priesthood.Beautiful, ornate artwork portrays the spirit and splendor of Vivaldi's hometown, Venice. A historical note, musical score, and glossary will help readers more fully appreciate Vivaldi's life and musical genius.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2008.
ISBN: 9780802853189
0802853188
Call Number: 921 VIVALDI
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., music ; 29 cm
Subjects: Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741 -- Juvenile literature.
Composers -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Composers -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Shefelman, Tom - Illustrator

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eyelandgirl
Dec 27, 2011

My little boy has loved this book since he was about 3. I have just placed a hold on it for the fourth time. Probably aimed at a slightly older (age 5?) audience.

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