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A Musical Journey - Italy: Lucca, Tivoli, Tuscany, Liguria

Bach,J.s. / Nishizaki / Capella Istropolitana
Release Date: 03/26/2013 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 2110327  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Number of Discs: 1 
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The Places

Our tour starts with the Baroque Villa Mansi in Lucca, followed by Hadrian’s villa at Tivoli. Other sites include the villages of Cinque Terre on the Ligurian coast, Lake Bolsena and Chianti.

The Music

The music for our journey is by Johann Sebastian Bach, who spent his life in his native Germany, but drew influences from Italy and France in a late Baroque synthesis. The three Violin Concertos heard were written during Bach’s period as Court Music Director from 1717 to 1723 at the small court of Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Cöthen, where his duties involved secular rather than sacred music.

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: PCM Stereo 2.0 Read more /> Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 55 mins
No. of DVDs: 1
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Works on This Recording

Work(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 

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