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Release Date: 02/24/2009 
Label:  Naive   Catalog #: 5138   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Sara MingardoLorenzo RegazzoJennifer LarmoreMarie-Nicole Lemieux,   ... 
Conductor:  Fabio BiondiRinaldo AlessandriniJean-Christophe SpinosiAlessandro De Marchi,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa GalanteConcerto ItalianoEnsemble Matheus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"The two CDs present a generous range of some excellent performances. When I first turned on Summer from The Four Seasons, I was amazed by the earth-shattering intensity of Europa Galante's rendition under Fabio Biondi."

-- Dominic McHugh, Musical Criticism.com
"The two CDs present a generous range of some excellent performances. When I first turned on Summer from The Four Seasons, I was amazed by the earth-shattering intensity of Europa Galante's rendition under Fabio Biondi."

-- Dominic McHugh, Musical Criticism.com
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
2.
Concerto for Flute in G minor, Op. 10 no 2/RV 439 "La notte" by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728; Venice, Italy 
3.
L'Olimpiade, RV 725: Aria(s) by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Sara Mingardo (Alto)
Conductor:  Rinaldo Alessandrini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Italiano
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734; Venice, Italy 
4.
Orlando furioso, RV 728: Aria(s) by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Lorenzo Regazzo (Bass), Jennifer Larmore (Mezzo Soprano), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto),
Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Matheus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; Venice, Italy 
5.
Juditha triumphans, RV 644: Excerpt(s) by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Magdalena Kozená (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alessandro De Marchi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academia Montis Regalis
6.
La veritŕ in cimento, RV 739: Excerpt(s) by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Gemma Bertagnolli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mateus Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Venice, Italy 
7.
Work(s) by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Sara Mingardo (Alto), Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor), Nathalie Stutzmann (Alto),
Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto), Sandrine Piau (Soprano), Magdalena Kozená (Mezzo Soprano),
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Rolf Lislevand (Guitar)
Conductor:  Christophe Coin,  Rinaldo Alessandrini,  Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Giardino Armonico,  Concerto Italiano
Period: Baroque 
8.
Griselda, RV 718: Excerpt(s) by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Matheus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Venice, Italy 

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