Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Vivaldi's Masterpiece - for children!

Vivaldi's Four Seasons
Anna Harwell Celenza - author
Joann Kitchel - illustrator

Lyrical descriptions, a lush historical backdrop, and colorful artwork tell the story behind Antonio Vivaldis composition of The Four Seasons. He is inspired by his talented and determined students, young girl musicians at a Venetian orphanage. Together, they bring Vivaldis masterpiece to life. CD recording of Vivaldis Four Seasons included.

Anna Harwell Celenza received her Ph.D. in musicology from Duke University and is currently an assistant professor at Michigan State University.

Joann Kitchel received her B.A. in art education from Central Michigan University.

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