The Four Seasons (Vivaldi)

set of four violin concertos by Antonio Vivaldi

The Four Seasons (Italian: Le quattro stagioni) is a set of violin concertos written by Antonio Vivaldi. Each concerto is a musical depiction of one of the four seasons. It is a part of a larger set of violin concertos called Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione. It was first published in 1725 in Amsterdam.[1]

The cover page of Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione

The four seasons include Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, Summer and Winter being more well known.


  1. Talbot, Michael (2001). "Vivaldi, Antonio". Grove Music Online (8th ed.). Oxford University Press.