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Viotti: Violin Concerto No 23, Etc / Ranieri, Baraldi, Et Al


Release Date: 06/09/1998 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553861   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giovanni Battista Viotti
Performer:  Mauro RanieriAlberto MartiniRoberto Baraldi
Conductor:  Also Sisilli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia I Filarmonici
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 23 in G major, G 98 by Giovanni Battista Viotti
Performer:  Mauro Ranieri (Violin)
Conductor:  Also Sisilli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia I Filarmonici
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1792-1794; Italy 
2.
Symphonie concertante for 2 Violins no 1 in F major, G 76 by Giovanni Battista Viotti
Performer:  Alberto Martini (Violin), Roberto Baraldi (Violin)
Conductor:  Also Sisilli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia I Filarmonici
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
3.
Symphonie concertante for 2 Violins no 2 in B flat major, G 77 by Giovanni Battista Viotti
Performer:  Alberto Martini (Violin), Roberto Baraldi (Violin)
Conductor:  Also Sisilli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia I Filarmonici
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787-1788 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Fine violin music from Viotti January 15, 2013 By William Z. (Broad Run, VA) See All My Reviews "This recording was my first exposure to the charms of Giovanni Battista Viotti’s music. Viotti (1755-1824) was a virtuoso and influential violinist and an accomplished composer, especially for the violin. A contemporary of Mozart and Haydn, his works are not often performed today, maybe with the exception of Violin Concerto No. 22, which I have read is sometimes still performed in concert. In fact, I had not even heard of Viotti until just recently, although I understand some of his works are still used for violin teaching. In any event, this is really enjoyable music from the Classical period, several notches below Mozart’s fine Violin Concertos and incomparable Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola to be sure, but Viotti’s Violin Concerto No. 23 and the two Sinfonie Concertanti for Two Violins are really good works nonetheless. The Accademia dei Filarmonici with several violin soloists play this music beautifully. In addition, informative liner notes, generous playing time of 72:31, and reasonable price complete the package and make this recording quite compelling. In fact, I enjoyed Viotti on this recording so much that I bought the complete Viotti Violin Concertos (Franco Mezzena on the Dynamic label). I strongly recommend this Naxos recording for broadening one’s horizon beyond the great composers such as Mozart and enjoying some fine music from Viotti, an accomplished composer in his own right." Report Abuse
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