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The violinist of Venice : a story of Vivaldi, Alyssa Palombo

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The violinist of Venice : a story of Vivaldi
Title
The violinist of Venice
Title remainder
a story of Vivaldi
Statement of responsibility
Alyssa Palombo
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Like most 18th century Venetians, Adriana d'Amato adores music--except her strict merchant father has forbidden her to cultivate her gift for the violin. But she refuses to let that stop her from living her dreams and begins sneaking out of her family's palazzo under the cover of night to take violin lessons from virtuoso violinist and composer Antonio Vivaldi. However, what begins as secret lessons swiftly evolves into a passionate, consuming love affair. Adriana's father is intent on seeing her married to a wealthy, prominent member of Venice's patrician class--a handsome, charming suitor, whom she knows she could not love, only complicates matters--but Vivaldi is a priest, making their relationship forbidden in the eyes of the Church and of society. They both know their affair will end upon Adriana's marriage, but she cannot anticipate the events that will force Vivaldi to choose between her and his music. The repercussions of his choice--and of Adriana's own choices--will haunt both of their lives in ways they never imagined. Spanning more than 30 years of Adriana's life, Alyssa Palombo's The Violinist of Venice is a story of passion, music, ambition, and finding the strength to both fall in love and to carry on when it ends
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The violinist of Venice : a story of Vivaldi, Alyssa Palombo
Label
The violinist of Venice : a story of Vivaldi, Alyssa Palombo
Publication
Note
First published in the United States 2015 by St. Martin's Press
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
437 pages
Isbn
9781743535769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)922571927
  • (AuCNLKIN)000055450077

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