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Most Relaxing Vivaldi Album In The World...ever!


Release Date: 03/21/2006 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 53354   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Meyrick AlexanderLynn HarrellSir Philip LedgerMaud Tortelier,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-GreenPinchas ZukermanSir Philip LedgerHans-Martin Linde,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber OrchestraEnglish Chamber OrchestraLondon Mozart Players,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major, RV 502: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Meyrick Alexander (Bassoon)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Cello in G major, RV 413: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Lynn Harrell (Cello)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Gian-Francesco Malipiero. 
3.
Concerto for Cello in G minor, RV 417: 2nd movement, Andante by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Lynn Harrell (Cello)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Gian-Francesco Malipiero. 
4.
Concerto for Violin and 2 Cellos in C major, RV 561: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Harpsichord), Maud Tortelier (Cello), Paul Tortelier (Cello),
Jacques Manzone (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Mozart Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Flute in D major, RV 429: Andante by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Hans-Martin Linde (Flute)
Conductor:  Hans-Martin Linde
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Flute in D major, Op. 10 no 3/RV 428 "Il gardellino": 2nd movement, cantabile by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  George Malcolm (Harpsichord), William Bennett (Flute)
Conductor:  George Malcolm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Flute in F major, Op. 10 no 5/RV 434: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  George Malcolm (), William Bennett (Flute)
Conductor:  George Malcolm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
8.
Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Patrick Russ. 
9.
Concerto for Oboe in A minor, RV 461: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Han de Vries (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zagreb Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Viola d'Amore and Lute in D minor, RV 540 : 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Wim ten Have (Viola d'amore), Anthony Bailes (Lute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Strings members
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1740; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, RV 243 "Senza cantin": 2nd movement, Andante molto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Salvatore Accardo (Violin), Rocco Filippini (Cello), Bruno Canino (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Salvatore Accardo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Naples International Music Week Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Violin and Cello in A major, RV 546: 2nd movement, Andante by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Timothy Mason (Cello), Monica Huggett (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Kraemer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raglan Baroque Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
13.
Concerto for 2 Violins in C minor, RV 510: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Alberto Lysy (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Alberto Lysy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Lysy
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
14.
Trio Sonata for Violin, Lute and Basso Continuo in C major, RV 82: Larghetto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  John Constable (Harpsichord), Lionel Handy (Cello), Christopher Parkening (Guitar),
Iona Brown (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1993 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Patrick Russ. 
15.
Gloria in D major, RV 589: Domine Deus by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranger: Gian-Francesco Malipiero. 
16.
Longe mala umbrae terrores in G minor, RV 629: Descende ocuelivox by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  David Daniels (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
17.
Giustino, RV 717: Bel riposo de' mortali by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Francesca Provvisionato (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alan Curtis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Complesso Barocco
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18.
Concerto for Violin in A major, Op. 9 no 6/RV 348: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Monica Huggett (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Kraemer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raglan Baroque Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
19.
Concerto for 2 Oboes in C major, RV 534: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Joel Pontet (Harpsichord), Maurice André (Trumpet), Daniel Arrignon (Oboe)
Conductor:  Jean-Pierre Wallez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Orchestral Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Joel Pontet. 
20.
Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in F major, Op. 2 no 4/RV 20: Sarabande (Andante) by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Maurice André (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1709; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: This arrangement is called "Concerto for Trumpet in A-Flat," based on the second, third, and fourth movements of the violin sonata. This selection is the third movement of the sonata and the second movement of the "concerto."
Arranger: Jean Thilde. 
21.
Concerto for 2 Violins in A major, Op. 3 no 5/RV 519: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Angelo Stefanato (Violin), Renato Ruotolo (Violin)
Conductor:  Renato Fasano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Roma
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
22.
Laudate pueri Dominum in C minor, RV 600: Sit nomen domini by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Patrizia Ciofi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
23.
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in B flat major, RV 548: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  John Constable (Harpsichord), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Neil Black (Oboe)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
24.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 9 no 4/RV 263a: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Monica Huggett (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Kraemer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raglan Baroque Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
25.
Concerto for Violin in A major, Op. 9 no 2/RV 345: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Monica Huggett (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Kraemer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raglan Baroque Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
26.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 3 no 12/RV 265: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Luigi Ferro (Violin)
Conductor:  Renato Fasano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Roma
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
27.
Concerto for 4 Violins and Cello in F major, Op. 3 no 7/RV 567: Andante by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Franco Gulli (Violin), Edmondo Malanotte (Violin), Mario Benvenuti (Violin),
Luigi Ferro (Violin)
Conductor:  Renato Fasano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Roma
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
28.
Clarae stellae in F major, RV 625: Aria I (Allegro) by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Randi Stene (Alto)
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
29.
Concerto for Violin and Cello in B flat major, RV 547: 2nd movement, Andante by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), John Constable (Harpsichord), Truls Otterbech Mork (Cello)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
30.
Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 3 no 6/RV 356: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Renato Fasano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Roma
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
31.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 3 no 9/RV 230: Larghetto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Luigi Ferro (Violin)
Conductor:  Renato Fasano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Roma
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
32.
Concerto for 2 Violins in B flat major, RV 529: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Leland Chen (Violin), John Constable (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
33.
Concerto for Violin in B flat major, Op. 9 no 7/RV 359: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Monica Huggett (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Kraemer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raglan Baroque Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
34.
Concerto for 2 Violins in B flat major, Op. 9 no 9/RV 530: Largo e spiccato by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Monica Huggett (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Kraemer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raglan Baroque Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
35.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 8 no 9/RV 236: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Monica Huggett (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Kraemer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raglan Baroque Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
36.
Concerto for Violin in G major, Op. 9 no 10/RV 300: Largo cantabile by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Monica Huggett (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Kraemer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raglan Baroque Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
37.
Concerto for 4 Violins in A major, RV 552 "Per eco in lontano": Larghetto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin), Enrico Casazza (Violin)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
38.
Trio Sonata for Violin, Cello and Basso Continuo in C minor, RV 83: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Adela Peña (Violin), Erika Nickrenz (Piano), Sara Sant'Ambrogio (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eroica Trio
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
39.
Concerto for Flute in G major, Op. 10 no 4/RV 435: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  William Bennett (Flute), George Malcolm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  George Malcolm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
40.
Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Patrick Russ. 
41.
Concerto for Violin in B flat major, Op. 8 no 10/RV 362 "La caccia": 2nd movement, Adagio by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Monica Huggett (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Kraemer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raglan Baroque Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
42.
Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, Op. 3 no 8/RV 522: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Franco Gulli (Violin), Edmondo Malanotte (Violin)
Conductor:  Renato Fasano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Roma
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
43.
Concerto for 2 Mandolins in G major, RV 532: 2nd movement, Andante by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Giovanni Scaramuzzino (Mandolin), Sonia Maurer (Mandolin)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
44.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 8/RV 332: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Monica Huggett (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Kraemer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raglan Baroque Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 

Sound Samples

12 Concerti for Violin and Strings Op. 9, 'La Cetra', Concerto No.6 in A major (RV348): Largo
Concerto in D minor for Viola D'Amore, Lute & Strings, RV 540 (1988 Digital Remaster): II. Largo
Concerto in C for violin and two cellos RV 561 (1989 Digital Remaster): II. Largo
Concerto in C major RV 534 for Trumpets and Oboe: Largo
Concerto for Violin, Cello and Strings in A major RV 546: II. Andante
Flute Concerto in F, Op.10 No.5, RV434: II Largo e cantabile
Concerto for trumpet and orchestra (ed. Thilde) (1998 Digital Remaster): Second movement: Sarabande
Concerto No. 10 in B flat major RV 362 'La Caccia' (from Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione): II. Adagio
12 Concerti Grossi Op. 3 (L'estro armonico) (1996 Digital Remaster), No. 5 in A major RV519: Largo
Laudate, pueri Dominum, psalm 112 for soprano, 2 violins, viola & bass RV 600: Sit nomen Domini [largo]
Concerto in D Major, RV 93: Largo
Cello Concerto in G major RV413 (1992 Digital Remaster): II. Largo
Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major RV502: II. Largo
Concerto for Violin, Oboe and Strings in B flat RV548: II. Largo
12 Concerti for Violin and Strings Op. 9, 'La Cetra', Concerto No.4 in E major (RV263a): Largo
Trio in C Major, RV 82: Larghetto
12 Concerti for Violin and Strings Op. 9, 'La Cetra', Concerto No.2 in A major (RV345): Largo
II. Largo from Sonata in C minor. F XVI No. 1
Concerto in A Minor, RV 461: II. Larghetto
Concerto in C Major, RV 425: Largo
12 Concerti Grossi Op. 3 (L'estro armonico) (1996 Digital Remaster), No. 12 in E major RV265: Largo
Il Giustino RV717, ACT 1: Aria: Bel riposo de` mortali
12 Concerti Grossi Op. 3 (L'estro armonico) (1996 Digital Remaster), No. 7 in F major RV567: Andante
Clarae stellae, scintillate RV 625: [Aria] (Allegro)
Concerto for Violin, Cello and Strings in B flat RV547: II. Andante
12 Concerti Grossi Op. 3 (L'estro armonico) (1996 Digital Remaster), No. 6 in A minor RV356: Largo
Flute Concerto in D RV429 (1988 Digital Remaster): II. Largo
12 Concerti Grossi Op. 3 (L'estro armonico) (1996 Digital Remaster), No. 8 in A minor RV522: Larghetto e Spiritoso
12 Concerti Grossi Op. 3 (L'estro armonico) (1996 Digital Remaster), No. 9 in D major RV230: Larghetto
Longe mala, umbrae, terrores: motet for contralto and strings RV629: Descende, o coeli vox
Flute Concerto in G Major, RV 435: II - Largo
Double Concerto for 2 Violins and Strings in B flat RV529: II. Largo
Concerto in G major for 2 mandolines and strings RV532: II. Andante
Concerto in C minor for 2 Violins, RV 510: II. Largo
Gloria in D RV589 (1999 Digital Remaster): Domine Deus (Gordon Hunt, oboe)
Concerto in A major for violin e altro violino per eco in lontano RV552: II. Larghetto
Cello Concerto in G minor RV417 (1992 Digital Remaster): II. Andante
Violin Concerto in D minor RV243: II. Andante molto
Concerto No. 8 in G minor RV 332 (from Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8): II. Largo
Flute Concerto in D 'Il gardellino' Op. 10 No. 3 (RV428): II. Cantabile
12 Concerti for Violin and Strings Op. 9, 'La Cetra', Concerto No.7 in B flat major (RV359): Largo
12 Concerti for Violin and Strings Op. 9, 'La Cetra', Concerto No.9 in B flat major (2 violins, RV530): Largo e spiccato
Concerto No. 9 in D minor RV 236 (from Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8): II. Largo
12 Concerti for Violin and Strings Op. 9, 'La Cetra', Concerto No.10 in G major (RV300): Largo cantabile

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 Oh Vivaldi January 22, 2012 By P. Blanco (Rego Park, Queens, NY) See All My Reviews "Vivaldi is simply no the usual classical music that you often hear is different distinctive it has varieties among each and every song each one enjoyable and different the way classical music should be play I am looking forward buying this CD with love Pat." Report Abuse
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