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Vivaldi: Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'invenzione / Toso, Scimone


Release Date: 02/19/2007 
Label:  Apex   Catalog #: 4643732   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero TosoPierre Pierlot
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 55 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"When first issued these performances offered the only integral set of Vivaldi's Op. 8 in the catalogue (though rather far from the only set of the first four of those concertos, The Four Seasons). Fortunately it was a very recommendable issue in any event. Piero Toso is a splendid soloist, in style, tone, and skill alike, and is ready to ornament his part, also stylishly, where the the music seems to call for it. Pierre Pierlot gives an equally good account of those two concertos played (entirely rightly) as oboe concertos. And throughout the string accompaniment is well balanced, with the harpsichord part (often quite audible) occasionally substituted, agreeably, by a full-sounding lute."

-- M.M., Gramophone
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero Toso (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
2.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero Toso (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
3.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero Toso (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
4.
Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero Toso (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
5.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero Toso (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
6.
Concerto for Violin in E flat major, Op. 8 no 5/RV 253 "La tempesta di mare" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero Toso (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
7.
Concerto for Violin in C major, Op. 8 no 6/RV 180 "Il piacere" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero Toso (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
8.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 8 no 7/RV 242 "Per Pisendel" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero Toso (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
9.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 8/RV 332 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero Toso (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
10.
Concerto for Violin in B flat major, Op. 8 no 10/RV 362 "La caccia" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero Toso (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
11.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 8 no 11/RV 210 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Piero Toso (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
12.
Concerto for Violin in C major, Op. 8 no 12/RV 178 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pierre Pierlot (Oboe)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
13.
Concerto for Oboe in D minor, Op. 8 no 9/RV 454 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pierre Pierlot (Oboe)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 

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