Music Music Francesca Caccini

Francesa Caccini was was an exceptional singer as well as a composer.  She not only composed one of the first operas, but also sang in it.

Her style has elements of drama, counterpoint and theatricality. 

 

Questions.

How do the melody and the accompaniment work together?

Hard:

Can you compare Caccini, Monteverdi and Vivaldi: what are the similarities and differences?