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Monteverdi, Claudio

Syllabification: Mon·te·ver·di, Claudio
Pronunciation: /ˌmäntəˈverdē, ˌmônte-
 
/

Definition of Monteverdi, Claudio in English:

( 1567–1643), Italian composer. He is noted for the use of harmonic dissonance in his madrigals. He wrote the opera Orfeo (1607) and Vespers (1610).

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