Title: Concerto in E flat major RV 253 op. 8 No. 5 (Storm at sea) 10 min.
Fr. Antonio Vivaldi
The Italian composer and violinist was born in Venice. In 1678 he was ordained a priest and worked at the Ospedale della Pietà: an institution for the education of orphans and poor children and an establishment with a much reckoned musical reputation. As a composer Fr. Vivaldi was prolific, with some 500 concertos to his credit, in addition to a quantity of works for the Catholic Church.
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