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This ebook offers for the 1st time an introductory, contextual research of 3 centuries of musical task on the 4 significant charitable foundations of the previous Republic of Venice: the ospedali grandi. Berdes presents a complete account of the institutional, social, spiritual, and civic dimensions of those welfare complexes, with specific connection with their musical subsidiaries, the cori. related to over 800 specialist girls musicians, the cori additionally symbolize an unlimited repertory of over 4,000 unique works by means of composers of whom Vivaldi is just the easiest known--works which are little identified at the present time yet famous as key components within the old evolution of musical genres.

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