, performed in 1607, that finally established him as a composer of large-scale music rather than of exquisite miniature works.
Monteverdi may have attended some of the performances of the earliest operas, those composed by the Florentine composers he showed that he had a much broader conception of the new genre than did his predecessors.
On the other hand, he declared his faith in another and older tradition, in which music was itself supreme, and which was, in effect, represented by the pure polyphony of such composers as Giovanni Palestrina.
Thus, there were two “practices,” as he called them; and that view, which became immensely influential, was to prove the basis of the preservation of an old style in certain types of church music, as opposed to a modern style in opera and cantatas, a dichotomy that can be found well into the 19th century.
It had an immediate effect on Monteverdi, whose next book of madrigals, published in his first year at Mantua, shows the influence of the new movement on him, though his understanding was imperfect.
It represented a complete change of direction for him.
Although he went on composing, he published little for the next 11 years.
Uwe ließ zwei alte Mosel Fuder Fässer aus dem Keller von Nik Weis von dem Weingut St.
Urbans-Hof in die Pfalz, genauer gesagt in den 250 Jahre alten Familien Keller des Weingutes Aloisiushof karren.
He published two more books of madrigals in 16, both of which contain masterpieces.
The avant-garde manner was now better assimilated into his idiom.