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Barock Experience: Masterpieces for Cello & Organ

Vivaldi / Ocic,J. / Ocic,L.
Release Date: 01/14/2014 
Label:  Challenge   Catalog #: 72607  
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiJean Barričre
Performer:  Jelena OcicLjerka Ocic
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This unorthodox debut recording from two Croatian sisters, which couples cello and organ, includes repertoire that is famous but seldom recorded.

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 1741) is a household name as a composer of accessible and pleasing concertos for all sorts of solo instruments. And Vivaldis chamber music? Vivaldi wrote concertos and sonatas mainly for the all-girl pupils in the Ospedale della Pietà in his home city of Venice, an institution he had been associated with since 1703. Recorded here are the Sonatas in A minor RV 43, E minor RV 40, and B-flat major RV 46. The performing musicians replaced the two Allegro movements of the A minor Sonata with the two of the Sonata in A minor RV 44, preserved in two of the
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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Cello and Basso Continuo in E minor, Op. 14 no 5/RV 40 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Jelena Ocic (Cello), Ljerka Ocic (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1740; Venice, Italy 
2.
Sonata for Cello and Basso Continuo in B flat major, Op. 14 no 6/RV 46 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Jelena Ocic (Cello), Ljerka Ocic (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1740; Venice, Italy 
3.
Sonata for Cello and Basso Continuo in A minor, Op. 14 no 3/RV 43 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Jelena Ocic (Cello), Ljerka Ocic (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1740; Venice, Italy 
4.
Sonata for cello & continuo in E minor (Book 1 Cello Sonatas, No. 3) by Jean Barričre
Performer:  Jelena Ocic (Cello), Ljerka Ocic (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
5.
Sonata for cello & continuo in B minor (Book 1 Cello Sonatas, No. 1) by Jean Barričre
Performer:  Jelena Ocic (Cello), Ljerka Ocic (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
6.
Sonata for cello & continuo in G minor (Book 1 Cello Sonatas, No. 2) by Jean Barričre
Performer:  Jelena Ocic (Cello), Ljerka Ocic (Organ)

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