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Vivaldi's Five Seasons / Quintessence Saxophone Quintet


Release Date: 06/24/2008 
Label:  Cpo   Catalog #: 777366   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiUli Lettermann
Performer:  Uli LettermannHartmut SalzmannKai NiedermeierAndreas Menzel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quintessence Saxophone Quintet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Uli Lettermann (Soprano Saxophone), Hartmut Salzmann (Soprano Saxophone), Kai Niedermeier (Tenor Saxophone),
Andreas Menzel (Alto Saxophone), Anatole Gomersall (Baritone Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quintessence Saxophone Quintet
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Uli Lettermann. 
2.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Anatole Gomersall (Baritone Saxophone), Andreas Menzel (Alto Saxophone), Uli Lettermann (Soprano Saxophone),
Hartmut Salzmann (Soprano Saxophone), Kai Niedermeier (Tenor Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quintessence Saxophone Quintet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 11 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Uli Lettermann. 
3.
Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Uli Lettermann (Soprano Saxophone), Hartmut Salzmann (Soprano Saxophone), Kai Niedermeier (Tenor Saxophone),
Andreas Menzel (Alto Saxophone), Anatole Gomersall (Baritone Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quintessence Saxophone Quintet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Uli Lettermann. 
4.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Uli Lettermann (Soprano Saxophone), Hartmut Salzmann (Soprano Saxophone), Kai Niedermeier (Tenor Saxophone),
Andreas Menzel (Alto Saxophone), Anatole Gomersall (Baritone Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quintessence Saxophone Quintet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 14 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Uli Lettermann. 
5.
The Fifth Season by Uli Lettermann
Performer:  Hartmut Salzmann (Soprano Saxophone), Kai Niedermeier (Tenor Saxophone), Andreas Menzel (Alto Saxophone),
Anatole Gomersall (Baritone Saxophone), Uli Lettermann (Soprano Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quintessence Saxophone Quintet
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 12 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Uli Lettermann. 
6.
Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 

Sound Samples

The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring) (arr. for saxophone quintet): I. Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring) (arr. for saxophone quintet): II. Largo
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring) (arr. for saxophone quintet): III. Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 8, No. 2, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer) (arr. for saxophone quintet): I. Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 8, No. 2, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer) (arr. for saxophone quintet): II. Adagio
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 8, No. 2, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer) (arr. for saxophone quintet): III. Presto
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F major, Op. 8, No. 3, RV 293, "L'autunno" (Autumn) (arr. for saxophone quintet): I. Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F major, Op. 8, No. 3, RV 293, "L'autunno" (Autumn) (arr. for saxophone quintet): II. Adagio
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F major, Op. 8, No. 3, RV 293, "L'autunno" (Autumn) (arr. for saxophone quintet): III. Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter) (arr. for saxophone quintet): I. Allegro non molto
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter) (arr. for saxophone quintet): II. Largo
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter) (arr. for saxophone quintet): III. Allegro
The 5th Season: I. Allegro
The 5th Season: II. Adagio
The 5th Season: III. Groovy

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