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Ultimate Baroque - The Essential Masterpieces


Release Date: 11/14/2006 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000766102   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiJohann PachelbelTomaso AlbinoniJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Conductor:  Karl MünchingerRaymond LeppardSir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I MusiciStuttgart Chamber OrchestraEnglish Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach. Soloist: Eduardo Fernández. Includes work(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach. Soloist: Eduardo Fernández. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate" by Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
2. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera" by Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
3. Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
4. Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
5. Concerto for Flute in F major, Op. 10 no 1/RV 433 "La tempesta di mare" by Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728; Venice, Italy 
6. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
7. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
8. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
9. Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
10. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
11. Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 "Great G minor": Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Weimar, Germany 
12. Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in E major, Op. 11 no 5/G 275: 3rd movement, Minuet in A by Luigi Boccherini
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
13. Quartets (6) for Strings, Op. 3: no 5 in F major - Andante cantabile "Serenade" by Roman Hoffstetter
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1777; Germany 
Notes: This work was previously attributed to Franz Joseph Haydn. 
14. Ariodante, HWV 33: Musette by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; London, England 
15. Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
16. Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 305a by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748; London, England 
17. Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737; London, England 
18. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: Suite by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
19. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
20. Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
21. Suite for Orchestra no 4 in D major, BWV 1069 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
22. Suite for Orchestra no 1 in C major, BWV 1066 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
23. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1738 - 1739). 
24. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 

Sound Samples

Concerto for Violin and Strings in E, Op.8, No.1, R.269 "La Primavera": 1. Allegro
Concerto for Violin and Strings in E, Op.8, No.1, R.269 "La Primavera": 2. Largo
Concerto for Violin and Strings in E, Op.8, No.1, R.269 "La Primavera": 3. Allegro (Danza pastorale)
Concerto for Violin and Strings in G minor, Op.8, No.2, R.315 "L'estate": 1. Allegro non molto - Allegro
Concerto for Violin and Strings in G minor, Op.8, No.2, R.315 "L'estate": 2. Adagio - Presto - Adagio
Concerto for Violin and Strings in G minor, Op.8, No.2, R.315 "L'estate": 3. Presto (Tempo impetuoso d'estate)
Concerto for Violin and Strings in F, Op.8, No.3, R.293 "L'autu nno": 1. Allegro (Ballo, e canto de' villanelli)
Concerto for Violin and Strings in F, Op.8, No.3, R.293 "L'autu nno": 2. Adagio molto (Ubriachi dormienti)
Concerto for Violin and Strings in F, Op.8, No.3, R.293 "L'autu nno": 3. Allegro (La caccia)
Concerto for Violin and Strings in F minor, Op.8, No.4, R.297 " L inverno": 1. Allegro non molto
Concerto for Violin and Strings in F minor, Op.8, No.4, R.297 " L inverno": 2. Largo
Concerto for Violin and Strings in F minor, Op.8, No.4, R.297 " L inverno": 3. Allegro
Concerto for Violin and Strings in E flat, Op.8/5 , RV 253 "La tempesta di mare": 1. (Allegro e) presto
Concerto for Violin and Strings in E flat, Op.8/5 , RV 253 "La tempesta di mare": 2. Largo
Concerto for Violin and Strings in E flat, Op.8/5 , RV 253 "La tempesta di mare": 3. Presto
Concerto for Violin and Strings in C, Op.8, No.6, R.180 "Il pia cere": 1. Allegro
Concerto for Violin and Strings in C, Op.8, No.6, R.180 "Il pia cere": 2. Largo e cantabile
Concerto for Violin and Strings in C, Op.8, No.6, R.180 "Il pia cere": 3. Allegro
Canon in D
Gigue in D major
Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147: Jesu, joy of man's desiring
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, Cantata BWV 208: Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze)
Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068: 2. Air
Prelude (Fantasy) and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 - "Great": Fugue
Minuet from String Quintet in E, Op.13, No.5
String Quartet in F major, Op.3, No.5 (formerly attrib. J. Haydn): Andante cantabile
12 Concerti grossi, Op.6 / Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 6: Musette: Larghetto
Solomon HWV 67 / Act 3: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Organ Concerto No.4 in F, Op.4 No.4 HWV 292: Allegro
Organ Concerto No.4 in F, Op.4 No.4 HWV 292: Andante
Organ Concerto No.4 in F, Op.4 No.4 HWV 292: Adagio - Allegro
Berenice: Overture

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