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Baroque - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 06/13/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 66706   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelAntonio VivaldiTomaso AlbinoniJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Teiko MaehashiWilliam BennettJohn WilliamsGerard Schwarz,   ... 
Conductor:  Hartmut HaenchenJean-Claude MalgoireRaymond LeppardJános Rolla,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber OrchestraLa Scala String EnsembleLa Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
2.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Teiko Maehashi (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala String Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
3.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Conductor:  Jean-Claude Malgoire
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
4.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  William Bennett (Flute)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1738 - 1739). 
5.
Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  János Rolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Franz Liszt Academy Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
6.
Suite de Symphonies no 1: 1st movement, Rondeau by Jean Joseph Mouret
Performer:  Gerard Schwarz (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1729; France 
7.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
8.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Anthony Newman (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
9.
Te Deum in D major, H 146: Introduction by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa ?1690; France 
10.
Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook: Minuet(s) in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Notes: Orchestrated: Thomas Frost 
11.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Raymond Leppard
Wynton Marsalis performs all three trumpet parts in this recording. 
12.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Carolyn Watkinson (Alto)
Conductor:  Jean-Claude Malgoire
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
13.
Abdelazer, Z 570 "Moor's Revenge": Rondeau by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
14.
Concerto for Oboe in D minor: 2nd movement, Adagio by Alessandro Marcello
Performer:  Neil Black (Oboe)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Italy 
15.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
16.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
17.
Partita for Lute in E major, BWV 1006a: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Lutz Kirchhof (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Germany 
18.
Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer:  Igor Kipnis (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; England 
19.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" - 7th movement, Largo "Pastorale" by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Rome, Italy 
Notes: Composition written: Rome, Italy (1708 - 1712). 
20.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jean-Claude Malgoire
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir,  La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
21.
Pičces de clavecin: no 11, Tambourin in E minor by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
22.
Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425: 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Eugenia Earle (Harpsichord), Sol Goichberg (Mandolin)
Conductor:  Max Goberman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Sinfonietta
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
23.
Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 

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