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The Very Best Of Vivaldi

Vivaldi
Release Date: 01/13/2006 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 338196   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiRichard Strauss
Performer:  Christopher Warren-GreenSharon IsbinJonathan ReesAlexander Balanescu,   ... 
Conductor:  Lawrence FosterStephen StubbsCharles MedlamAndrew Parrott,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London BaroqueSeminario MusicaleConsort & Players Taverner Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 2 Hours 28 Mins. 

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"Following the success of the 'Very Best of...' singer and other releases, Virgin Classics presents six composer compilations featuring the best of each composer and the cream of the label's artists. virgin. 2006 "Following the success of the 'Very Best of...' singer and other releases, Virgin Classics presents six composer compilations featuring the best of each composer and the cream of the label's artists. virgin. 2006 Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 10 Minutes 3 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Guitar in D major by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Conductor:  Lawrence Foster
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 12 Minutes 8 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for 4 Violins and Cello in B minor, Op. 3 no 10/RV 580 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Jonathan Rees (Violin), Alexander Balanescu (Violin), Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 30 Secs. 
4.
Ottone in Villa, RV 729: Gelosia, tu gia rendi l'alma mia by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Suzie LeBlanc ()
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
5.
Trio Sonata for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo in D minor, Op. 1 no 12/RV 63: Theme and Variations by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Charles Medlam
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Baroque
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1705; Venice, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 29 Secs. 
6.
Salve Regina in G minor, RV 618 by Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 13 Minutes 25 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate" by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Consort & Players Taverner Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 10 Minutes 16 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Monica Huggett (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Kraemer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raglan Baroque Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 11 Minutes 22 Secs. 
9.
Gloria in D major, RV 589 by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Consort & Players Taverner Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Flute in G minor, Op. 10 no 2/RV 439 "La notte" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin), Lorenzo Cavasanti (Recorder)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728; Venice, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 30 Secs. 
11.
Stabat Mater in F minor, RV 621: Stabat Mater dolorosa by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin), David Daniels ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for 2 Mandolins in G major by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin), Sonia Maurer (Mandolin), Giovanni Scaramuzzino (Mandolin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Length: 9 Minutes 26 Secs. 
13.
Military Marches (2), Op. 57: no 1 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Patrizia Ciofi (), Fabio Biondi (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
14.
Bajazet, RV 703 "Tamerlano": Del destin non dee lagnarsi by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (), Fabio Biondi (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
15.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 4 Secs. 
16.
Magnificat in G minor, RV 610b by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Emily van Evera (), Alison Place (), Nancy Argenta ()
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Consort & Players Taverner Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 12 Minutes 1 Secs. 
17.
Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C major by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin), Gerald Ruddock (Trumpet), Graham Ashton (Trumpet)
Period: Baroque 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 1 in E (La primavera) RV269 (Op. 8 No. 1): I. Allegro
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 1 in E (La primavera) RV269 (Op. 8 No. 1): II. Largo e pianissimo sempre
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 1 in E (La primavera) RV269 (Op. 8 No. 1): III. Danza pastorale: Allegro
Concerto for 2 trumpets in C major RV537: I. Allegro
Concerto for 2 trumpets in C major RV537: II. Largo
Concerto for 2 trumpets in C major RV537: III. Allegro
Guitar Concerto in D Major (arr. Emilio Pujol) (1991 Remastered Version): I. Allegro: Guitar Concerto in D Major (arr. Emilio Pujol) (1991 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro
Concerto for Guitar and String Orchestra in D major (arr. Emilio Pujol) (1991 Remastered Version): II. Largo: Concerto for Guitar and String Orchestra in D major (arr. Emilio Pujol) (1991 Digital Remaster): II. Largo
Guitar Concerto in D Major (arr. Emilio Pujol) (1991 Remastered Version): III. Allegro: Guitar Concerto in D Major (arr. Emilio Pujol) (1991 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro
12 Concerti grossi Op. 3, 'L'estro armonico', No. 10 for 4 violins in B minor RV580: I. Allegro
12 Concerti grossi Op. 3, 'L'estro armonico', No. 10 for 4 violins in B minor RV580: II. Largo e spiccato
12 Concerti grossi Op. 3, 'L'estro armonico', No. 10 for 4 violins in B minor RV580: III. Allegro
Gelosia, tu gia rendi l'alma mia
Sonata in D minor Op.1 No.12 RV 63 'La Follia' for 2 violins and basso continuo
Salve Regina in G minor RV618
Le Quattro Stagioni (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione', Op. 8), Concerto No. 2 in G minor RV315. 'L'estate': I. Allegro non molto
Le Quattro Stagioni (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione', Op. 8), Concerto No. 2 in G minor RV315. 'L'estate': II. Adagio
Le Quattro Stagioni (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione', Op. 8), Concerto No. 2 in G minor RV315. 'L'estate': III. Presto (Tempo impetuso d'Estate)
The Four Seasons (from Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione Op.8), Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno/ Autumn) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): I. Allegro
The Four Seasons (from Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione Op.8), Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno/ Autumn) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): II. Adagio molto
The Four Seasons (from Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione Op.8), Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno/ Autumn) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): III. Allegro
Gloria in D Major, RV 589: I. Gloria in excelsis Deo (Chorus)
Gloria in D Major, RV 589: II. Et in terra pax
Gloria in D Major, RV 589: XII. Cum sancto spiritu
Concerto in G minor per flauto diritto ed orchestra Op. 10 No. 2 RV439, 'La notte': Largo
Concerto in G minor per flauto diritto ed orchestra Op. 10 No. 2 RV439, 'La notte': Presto (fantasmi)
Concerto in G minor per flauto diritto ed orchestra Op. 10 No. 2 RV439, 'La notte': Largo
Concerto in G minor per flauto diritto ed orchestra Op. 10 No. 2 RV439, 'La notte': Presto
Concerto in G minor per flauto diritto ed orchestra Op. 10 No. 2 RV439, 'La notte': Largo (Il sonno)
Concerto in G minor per flauto diritto ed orchestra Op. 10 No. 2 RV439, 'La notte': Allegro
Stabat Mater, RV 621: I. Stabat Mater dolorosa: Vivaldi: Stabat Mater, RV 621: I. Stabat Mater dolorosa
Concerto in G Major for 2 Mandolines and Strings, RV 532: I. Allegro
Concerto in G Major for 2 Mandolines and Strings, RV 532: II. Andante
Concerto in G Major for 2 Mandolines and Strings, RV 532: III. Allegro
Bajazet, Act 1, Scene 2: Aria: Nasce rosa lusinghiera (Idaspe)
Bajazet, Act 1, Scene 1: Aria: Del destin non dee lagnarsi (Bajazet)
The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, 'Winter': I. Allegro non molto: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, 'Winter': I. Allegro non molto
The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, 'Winter': II. Largo: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, 'Winter': II. Largo
The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, 'Winter': III. Allegro: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, 'Winter': III. Allegro
Magnificat in G Minor, RV 610b: Magnificat anima mea
Magnificat in G Minor, RV 610b: Et exsultavit
Magnificat in G Minor, RV 610b: Et misericordia
Magnificat in G Minor, RV 610b: Fecit potentiam
Magnificat in G Minor, RV 610b: Esurientes implevit
Magnificat in G Minor, RV 610b: Suscepit Israel
Magnificat in G Minor, RV 610b: Sicut locutus est
Magnificat in G Minor, RV 610b: Gloria Patri

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