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Unformatted text preview: best to describe how the body reacts to the cold of winter. The picture I get in my head from this piece is someone walking out in the cold to get somewhere. There are several musical concepts presented in Linverno. The major concept I heard was that of the solo violin. This helped to personify the loneliness of the winter, when everyone is staying inside in order to hide from the cold. The orchestra seems to come in with the intention of being the full force cold of the winter, biting at the soloist and urging them to hurry on to the next warm location. I believe that Vivaldi did very well in giving the listener the idea of the winter cold. He wrote the piece with the intention of the listener thinking of the chilling cold of the winter and used the harsh sounds of the strings in order to establish that connection....
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- Spring '11