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Monteverdi, Claudio Line breaks: Clau|dio Mon¦te|verdi
Pronunciation: /ˌmɒntɪˈvɛːdi/

Definition of Monteverdi, Claudio in English:

( 1567–1643), Italian composer. His madrigals are noted for their use of harmonic dissonance; other important works include his opera Orfeo (1607) and his sacred Vespers (1610).

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