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Strings - The Definitive Collection / Guildhall Ensemble


Release Date: 07/13/1993 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 61275   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann PachelbelJohann Sebastian BachAntonio VivaldiRoman Hoffstetter,   ... 
Performer:  Paul Nicholson
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
2.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Strings in G major, RV 151 "Alla rustica" by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
4.
Quartets (6) for Strings, Op. 3: no 5 in F major - Andante cantabile "Serenade" by Roman Hoffstetter
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1777; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: This work was previously attributed to Franz Joseph Haydn. 
5.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
6.
Chacony for Strings in G minor, Z 730 by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
7.
La gamme et autres morceaux de simphonie: La Sonnerie de Sainte Geneviève du Mont à Paris by Marin Marais
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
8.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 8 Minutes 3 Secs. 
9.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
10.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 7 in B flat major, HWV 325 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Date of Recording: 11/1987 
Venue:  Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, London 
Length: 13 Minutes 45 Secs. 
11.
Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in E major, Op. 11 no 5/G 275: 3rd movement, Minuet in A by Luigi Boccherini
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: This minuet, listed in Boccherini's autograph catalog as part of Opus 11,
was also published, and is known popularly, as part of Opus 13. 
12.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Paul Nicholson (Organ)
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 8 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 

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