Claudio Monteverdi : Toccata from L'Orfeo

Claudio Monteverdi : Toccata from L'Orfeo

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About 'Toccata from L'Orfeo'

Artist: Monteverdi, Claudio (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:15 May 1567
Died:29 November 1643
The Artist:Italian composer, gambist, singer and Roman Catholic priest.
Monteverdi's work, often regarded as revolutionary, marked the transition from the Renaissance style of music to that of the Baroque period.
Monteverdi wrote one of the earliest operas, L'Orfeo, an innovative work that is the earliest surviving opera that is still regularly performed.

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