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Vivaldi Adagios


Release Date: 12/04/2007 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 95145   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  David DanielsPhilippe JarousskyJanet SeePatrizia Ciofi,   ... 
Conductor:  Fabio BiondiJean-Christophe SpinosiAndrew ParrottChristopher Warren-Green,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa GalanteEnsemble MatheusTaverner Consort,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Antonio Vivaldi. Conductors: Fabio Biondi, Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Christopher Warren-Green, Andrew Parrott, Alan Curtis. Soloists: Patrizia Ciofi, David Daniels (counter tenor), Vivica Genaux, Philippe Jaroussky, Gérard Lesne. Includes work(s) by Antonio Vivaldi. Conductors: Fabio Biondi, Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Christopher Warren-Green, Andrew Parrott, Alan Curtis. Soloists: Patrizia Ciofi, David Daniels (counter tenor), Vivica Genaux, Philippe Jaroussky, Gérard Lesne. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Stabat Mater in F minor, RV 621: Stabat Mater dolorosa by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  David Daniels (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
2.
Andromeda liberata: Sovente il sole by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Matheus
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1726; Venice, Italy 
Notes: The authorship of this work is uncertain. It may be a "pasticcio" by several composers. At least one aria, "Sovvente il sole," has been determined to be by Antonio Vivaldi. 
3.
Concerto for Flute in G minor, Op. 10 no 2/RV 439 "La notte": 5th movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Janet See (Flute)
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1730; Venice, Italy 
4.
Concerto for 4 Violins in A major, RV 552 "Per eco in lontano": Larghetto by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
5.
Laudate pueri Dominum in C minor, RV 600: Sit nomen domini by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Patrizia Ciofi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
6.
Concerto for 2 Cellos in G minor, RV 531: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
7.
Concerto for Violin, Oboe and Chalumeau in B flat major, RV 579: 2nd movement, Allegro poco poco by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
8.
Nisi Dominus in G minor, RV 608: Cum dederit delectis suis sommum by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  David Daniels (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
9.
Salve Regina in G minor, RV 618 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Gérard Lesne (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
10.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
11.
Gloria in D major, RV 589: Et in terra pax by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players,  Taverner Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
12.
Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno": 2nd movement, Adagio molto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
13.
Giustino, RV 717: Vedrò con mio diletto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Marina Comparato (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alan Curtis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Complesso Barocco
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Rome, Italy 
14.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
15.
Bajazet, RV 703 "Tamerlano": Sposa con disprezzata by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Vivica Genaux (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Verona, Italy 
Notes: For this recording Fabio Biondi revised the libretto by Agostino Piovene and created a critical edition for the opera. The score itself is a pasticcio, and contains Vivaldi's reworkings of arias by his contemporaries including Johann Adolf Hasse, Geminiano Giacomelli, and Ricardo Broschi. 
16.
Concerto for Violin, Oboe and Chalumeau in B flat major, RV 579: 3rd movement, Adagio by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
17.
Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
18.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate": Adagio-Presto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 

Sound Samples

Andromeda liberata: Sovente il sole (Perseo)
Concerto in G minor for Flute and Strings Op. 10 No.2 RV439, 'La notte': V. Largo (Il sonno)
Stabat Mater: Stabat Mater dolorosa
Concerto in A major for violin e altro violino per eco in lontano RV552: II. Larghetto
Laudate, pueri Dominum, psalm 112 for soprano, 2 violins, viola & bass RV 600: Sit nomen Domini [largo]
Concerto in G minor per 2 violincelli ed orchestra RV531: II. Largo
Concerto in B flat major for violin, oboe, salmoe & 3 viole all'inglese ed orchestra RV579, 'Funebre': II. Allegro poco poco
Concerto in B flat major for violin, oboe, salmoe & 3 viole all'inglese ed orchestra RV579, 'Funebre': III. Adagio
Nisi Dominus: Psalm 126 [127] for contralto and strings RV 608: Cum dederit dilectis
Concerto in C major per mandolino er archi RV425: II. Largo
Salve Regina in G minor RV618
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 1 in E (La primavera) RV269 (Op. 8 No. 1): II. Largo e pianissimo sempre
Gloria RV589: Et in terra pax
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 2 in G minor (L'estate) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): II. Adagio
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 3 in F (L'autunno) RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3): II. Adagio
Il Giustino RV717, ACT 1: Aria: Vedrò con mio diletto
The Four Seasons (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione' Op. 8), Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): II. Largo
Bajazet, Act 2, Scene 7: Aira: Sposa, son disprezzata (Irene)

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