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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Fabio Biondi, L'europa Galante

Vivaldi / Biondi / Europa Galante
Release Date: 08/06/2013 
Label:  Naive   Catalog #: 40018   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

What Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante have captured in their recording of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons is that wonderful esprit, bravura and finesse which excited audiences who heard I Musici and the Virtuosi di Roma 40 years ago.

– BBC Music Magazine
What Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante have captured in their recording of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons is that wonderful esprit, bravura and finesse which excited audiences who heard I Musici and the Virtuosi di Roma 40 years ago.

– BBC Music Magazine Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
2.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
3.
Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
4.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
5.
Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
6.
Concerto for Violin in C major, RV 171 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
7.
Concerto for Strings in B flat major, RV 163 "Conca" by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 

Sound Samples

The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring): I. Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring): II. Largo e pianissimo sempre
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring): III. Danza pastorale: Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 8, No. 2, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer): I. Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 8, No. 2, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer): II. Adagio
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 8, No. 2, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer): III. Tempo impetuoso d'Es tate
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Major, Op. 8, No. 3, RV 293, "L'autunno" (Autumn): I. Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Major, Op. 8, No. 3, RV 293, "L'autunno" (Autumn): II. Adagio
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Major, Op. 8, No. 3, RV 293, "L'autunno" (Autumn): III. La caccia
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): I. Allegro non molto
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): II. Largo
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): III. Allegro
Violin Concerto in C Major, RV 171: I. Allegro
Violin Concerto in C Major, RV 171: II. Largo
Violin Concerto in C Major, RV 171: III. Allegro non molto
Concerto for Strings in B-Flat Major, RV 163, "Conca": I. Allegro molto marcato
Concerto for Strings in B-Flat Major, RV 163, "Conca": II. Andante
Concerto for Strings in B-Flat Major, RV 163, "Conca": III. Allegro molto

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