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Release Date: 02/12/2008 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 10358   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-GreenGerald RuddockGraham AshtonGordon Hunt,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-GreenFabio BiondiAndrew ParrottStephen Stubbs,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber OrchestraEuropa GalanteSeminario Musicale,   ... 
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
2.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
3.
Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
4.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
5.
Concerto for 3 Violins in F major, RV 551 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
6.
Concerto for 4 Violins and Cello in B minor, Op. 3 no 10/RV 580 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
7.
Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C major, RV 537 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Gerald Ruddock (Trumpet), Graham Ashton (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
8.
Concerto for Oboe in C major, RV 447 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Gordon Hunt (Oboe)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
9.
Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major, RV 502 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Meyrick Alexander (Bassoon)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
10.
Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, Op. 3 no 8/RV 522 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
11.
Concerto for 2 Mandolins in G major, RV 532 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Giovanni Scaramuzzino (Mandolin), Sonia Maurer (Mandolin)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
12.
Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Giovanni Scaramuzzino (Mandolin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
13.
Concerto for Violin and Double Orchestra in C major, RV 581 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
14.
Concerto for Cello in C minor, RV 401 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Andrew Shulman (Cello)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
15.
Concerto for Flute in G minor, Op. 10 no 2/RV 439 "La notte" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Janet See (Flute)
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728; Venice, Italy 
Length: 13 Minutes 33 Secs. 
16.
Concerto for Violin, 2 Oboes, 2 Recorders and Bassoon in G minor, RV 577 by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
17.
Concerto in C major, RV 556 "Per la solenitŕ di S Lorenzo" by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
18.
Cessate omai cessate, RV 684 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Derek Lee Ragin (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Teatro Lirico
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 11 Minutes 56 Secs. 
19.
Sonata for Cello and Basso Continuo in G minor, RV 42 by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Teatro Lirico
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 10 Minutes 38 Secs. 
20.
Trio Sonata for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo in D minor, Op. 1 no 12/RV 63 "La Follia" by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Charles Medlam
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Baroque
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1705; Venice, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 30 Secs. 
21.
Sinfonia for Strings in B minor, RV 169 "al Santo Sepolcro" by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Charles Medlam
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Baroque
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
22.
Gloria in D major, RV 589 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Alison Place (Mezzo Soprano), Emily van Evera (Soprano), Margaret Cable (Alto)
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
23.
In furore giustissimae irae in C minor, RV 626 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Patrizia Ciofi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
24.
Stabat Mater in F minor, RV 621 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  David Daniels (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
25.
Laudate pueri Dominum in C minor, RV 600 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Patrizia Ciofi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
26.
Ottone in Villa, RV 729: L'ombre, l'aure by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Teatro Lirico
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Italy 
27.
Ottone in Villa, RV 729: Gelosia, tu gia rendi l'alma mia by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Claron McFadden (Soprano), Suzie LeBlanc (Soprano), Derek Lee Ragin (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Stubbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Teatro Lirico
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Italy 
28.
Bajazet, RV 703 "Tamerlano": Nasce rosa lusinghiera by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Patrizia Ciofi (Soprano), Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Bass), David Daniels (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Verona, Italy 
29.
Giustino, RV 717: Mio bel tesoro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Dominique Labelle (Soprano), Leonardo De Lisi (Tenor), Marina Comparato (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alan Curtis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Complesso Barocco
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Rome, Italy 
30.
Salve Regina in C minor, RV 616 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Gérard Lesne (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 13 Minutes 43 Secs. 
31.
Cur sagittas in B flat major, RV 637 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Gérard Lesne (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 44 Secs. 
32.
Non in pratis, RV 641 "Miserere in F" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Gérard Lesne (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 17 Minutes 8 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
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 2 in G minor (L'estate) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): I. Allegro non molto
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 2 in G minor (L'estate) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): II. Adagio
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 2 in G minor (L'estate) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): III. Presto
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno) 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) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): II. Adagio
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): III. Allegro
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): I. Allegro non molto
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): II. Largo
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): III. Allegro
Concerto for 3 violins in F major RV551: I. Allegro
Concerto for 3 violins in F major RV551: II. Andante
Concerto for 3 violins in F major RV551: 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
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
Concerto for Oboe in C major RV447: I. Allegro
Concerto for Oboe in C major RV447: II. Larghetto
Concerto for Oboe in C major RV447: III. Minuetto
Concerto for Cello in C minor RV401: I. Allegro non molto
Concerto for Cello in C minor RV401: II. Adagio
Concerto for Cello in C minor RV401: III. Allegro ma non molto
Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major RV502: I. Allegro
Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major RV502: II. Largo
Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major RV502: III. Allegro
12 Concerti Grossi Op. 3, 'L'estro armonico', No. 8 for 2 violins in A minor RV522: I. Allegro
12 Concerti Grossi Op. 3, 'L'estro armonico', No. 8 for 2 violins in A minor RV522: II. Larghetto e Spiritoso
12 Concerti Grossi Op. 3, 'L'estro armonico', No. 8 for 2 violins in A minor RV522: III. Allegro

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