italian history

About Venice, with emphasis on two great composers.

Read VENICE-IN-MUSIC and then using online sources answer these questions in short paragraph:
1. What are the three operas that Claudio Monteverdi wrote, when did they premiere, and what are they about?
2. What is the most famous composition by Antonio Vivaldi for violin and orchestra, when was it written, and why does it have a numerical title (hint: 4…)?