picture of C. Monteverdi
lab51 clef icon Claudio Monteverdi
L'Orfeo
(Mantua, February 24, 1607)
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Score Analysis: Understanding Notation

Click on a shaded area to get more information about the notation of Monteverdi's score, many of which are fundamental to music notation and some of which are specific to this work. (The passage here corresponds to that provided in the "Playthrough" section.)