what makes The Four seasons (example of a concerto by the composer Antonio Vivaldi) interesting to listen to and what are the piece’s unique characteristics?

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Composer: Antonio Vivaldi

Example of a concerto by the composer Antonio Vivaldi. This is Spring from The Four Seasons, a set of four violin concertos (Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn). Each concerto is a musical depiction of a sonnet (a type of poem), each sonnet describing events during that season (winter chill. summer storms, etc).

  1. briefly (1-2 sentences) explain why this particular piece “caught your ear.”
  2. What are the piece’s unique characteristics? BE SPECIFIC and use your textbook as your reference (
    The Enjoyment of Music: Essential Listening Edition

    by Kristine Forney, et al. )

    ! This should be the main part of your mini-essay. This is not opinion – these are facts that you have researched.

  3. Cite your sources – including your textbook. Points deducted for not citing references.
  4. Response should be one-two paragraphs. Use full sentences, no abbreviations, and check your spelling for full credit.