Author(s): Anna Harwell Celenza
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 is a musicologist and the author of several books for adults and children regarding music history and the history of art. Her children s books include THE FAREWELL SYMPHONY, PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION, GERSHWIN'S RHAPSODY IN BLUE, and VIVALDI'S FOUR SEASONS'. Anna lives in Baltimore, Maryland."