Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713) was an influential composer, musician and prominent figure in the musical world in the last part of the seventeenth and very early eighteenth century in Italy and beyond. It is indeed hard to accept that all the known works of Corelli can be contained on just ten CDs. But they can; they have been; and they're available again in a re-issue of Brilliant Classics 92403. That set had a slightly different disposition of works but is essentially the same.
The set is valuable as a single survey of the great composer's work - especially since it contains many items otherwise unavailable. The period instruments sound well, the playing throughout is accomplished and achieved with a certain almostRead more nonchalance that suggests the players are very familiar with the music.
An excellent Edition-A 'must have'March 27, 2020By Charles S. See All My Reviews"I cannot add anything that other reviewers have said. This is one of those editions that cannot be passed up and needs to be added to your collection. It's easy to hear how Arcangelo Corelli has influenced others. This set easy on the ears,the playing is brilliant,and it's on period instruments to boot(a big selling point with me)! That being said-Buy it! you won't be sorry. 'Nuff said. Happy listening."Report Abuse
Excellent Playing, Great valueAugust 2, 2017By Louis Galie (Leander, TX)See All My Reviews"It's easy to see why Corelli made such an impression on music when you listen to this excellent compilation. I have a big collection of music; and had a lot of Corelli - but now I can say I have it all!"Report Abuse