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Corelli: Concerti Grossi & Sinfonia to Santa Beatrice d’Este / Goltz, Freiburg Baroque

Barockorchester,Freiburger
Release Date: 01/04/2019 
Label:  Aparte   Catalog #: 190  
Composer:  Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Gottfried Von der Goltz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Violinist Gottfried von der Goltz at the head of the Freiburger Barockorchester performs Corelli’s Concerti Grossi, true hits of the baroque repertoire.

Recorded by specialists, the programme abounds of life and bursts with colours. The various playing intentions clearly enlighten the different instrumental levels and the vivid dialogue between tutti and soloists.

The enlarged continuo features a rich palette: lute, harp, harpsichord and organ are holding up the strings joined - quelle surprise - by winds. Oboe, bassoon, trombone and trumpet still enhance the dramatic dimension of these thrilling pieces.

Gottfried von der Goltz himself sought for all the clues that may provide evidence for the
Read more presence of the additional timbres.

These passionate musicians release a brand new Corelli, from a pioneer in orchestral music. An exciting rediscovery.

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REVIEW:

The raison d’être of the new release is the inclusion of the Sinfonia to Santa Beatrice d’Este, offered here as a substitute for the Op.6/6 concerto, which borrowed its slow movement from the Sinfonia. Otherwise, we have the complete set of concerti da camera from Op.6; Nos. 8-12, which include the very well-known ‘Christmas’ Concerto, Op.6/8, are of the concerto da chiesa type. I enjoyed these performances and was especially pleased to hear the opening Sinfonia, of which there are not too many other recordings.

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Works on This Recording

1.
Sinfonia (Overture to Lulier's oratorio "S Beatrice d'Este"), WoO 1 by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Gottfried Von der Goltz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
2.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 1 in D major by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Gottfried Von der Goltz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
3.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 2 in F major by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Gottfried Von der Goltz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
4.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 3 in C minor by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Gottfried Von der Goltz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
5.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 4 in D major by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Gottfried Von der Goltz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
6.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 5 in B flat major by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Gottfried Von der Goltz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
7.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 7 in D major by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Gottfried Von der Goltz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 

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