We'll end this yuccie top5 with the oldest one of the five. Vivaldi is most known for his Four Seasons, listen to the opening of Spring, and I bet you'll recognise it instantly. Vivaldi composed in the Baroque period in Italy. His work has a tendency to emphasise the violin, as Vivaldi himself was a virtuoso on this instrument. Notice the violin solos when you listen to this.
Vivaldi also composed the coral masterpiece Gloria – check it out if you haven't already.
Cool conversational show-off line:
Vivaldi died impoverished aged 63 in the house of the widow of a saddle-maker in Vienna. The music taste of the time changed so quickly that Vivaldi lost his livelihood due to the change in musical interests.
I hope you enjoyed this yuccie introduction to classical music, most of all I hope you've tapped in to some new and creativity inducing classical music.
Until next time – stay creating!