|Antonio Vivaldi | Homeschool Music Lesson Plans
from the Hey Kid's Meet the Composer Index
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) Italian Baroque Era Composer
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Antonio Vivaldi was born on March 4, 1678 in Venice, Italy. Antonio's father, Giovanni Battista, a barber before becoming a violinist, taught young Antonio to play violin and then toured Venice playing the violin with him. Read more....
Create a Writing Assignment
Write a few paragraphs on Antonio Vivaldi that includes facts about his life and music. Then ask your child to complete the project by watching and describing a recorded performance of Vivaldi's Spring from the "Four Seasons" on YouTube.com. The following question will help to guide their critique.
Do you find Vivaldi's Spring from "Four Seasons" to be a joyful composition? Explain why. (Vivaldi's music is often described as joyful, almost playful, revealing his own joy of composing.)
Play Vivaldi's Music
Spring (Four Seasons) by Vivaldi for Easy/Level 2 Piano Solo
Autumn (Four Seasons) by Vivaldi for Intermediate/Level 3 Piano Solo
Print a Worksheet
Learn about Antonio Vivaldi with a free printable worksheet.
Antonio Vivaldi Word Search
Download a New Ringtone
Download Antonio Vivaldi's Spring from "Four Seasons" as your cell phone's new ringtone. Ask your kids who the composer is, or facts about the composer, when the phone rings. You may find yourself asking, "Is that my phone" often because you don't remember the ringtone, but your kids will be enriched.
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