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Vivaldi: Four Seasons / I Musici

Vivaldi / I Musici
Release Date: 10/09/2007 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000995050  
Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

I Musici were the driving force in the rediscovery of Baroque repertoire and their CD recording of The Four Seasons is one of the best-selling Philips discs of all time. I Musici are still considered to be one of the greatest 'modern' string ensembles.

These performances by I Musici were filmed in key locations around Vivaldi's city of Venice. The film incorporates panoramic shots of the city as well as some of the great masterpieces of art to be found there by artists such as Canaletto, Guardi and Tintoretto. There are also shots of the fabulous costumes sported by Venice’s citizens during its unique winter Carnival.

This new DVD package includes a bonus CD of other popular Vivaldi selections from the Philips
Read more Vivaldi Edition, such as the 'Madrigalesco' Concerto and Sonata a Quattro in E flat, 'Al santo sepolcro' - all performed by I Musici.

Duration: DVD - 46 mins / Bonus CD 49:08
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Region: All
Sound: LPCM Stereo (2) DTS / Digital 5.1 Surround / Soundtrack

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1999 
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 
Date of Recording: 1999 
3.
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 
Date of Recording: 1999 
4.
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 
Date of Recording: 1999 
5.
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 
Date of Recording: 1999 

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