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Sarabande - Baroque Favorites / Marriner, Menuhin


Release Date: 07/13/2004 
Label:  Emi Classics Encore Catalog #: 75632   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachAntonio VivaldiGeorge Frideric HandelArcangelo Corelli,   ... 
Performer:  Guido MozzatoXavier DarasseAlexis WeissenbergYehudi Menuhin,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul TortelierRenato FasanoSir Neville MarrinerSir Charles Groves,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber OrchestraI Virtuosi di RomaAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Baroque Favorites series is produced by EMI Classics in partnership with the prestigious National Gallery in London, bringing together the very best in fine art on album covers with classical music on compact disc.

The collection features a selection of masterworks in celebrated recordings from the EMI Classics catalogue, brought together with great artworks from The National Gallery’s permanent collection.
The Baroque Favorites series is produced by EMI Classics in partnership with the prestigious National Gallery in London, bringing together the very best in fine art on album covers with classical music on compact disc.

The collection features a selection of masterworks in celebrated recordings from the EMI Classics catalogue, brought together with great artworks from The National Gallery’s permanent collection. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Paul Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
2.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Guido Mozzato (Violin)
Conductor:  Renato Fasano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Roma
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
3.
Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38: Minuet by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737; London, England 
4.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" - 3rd movement, Adagio-Allegro-Adagio by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Renato Fasano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Roma
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
5.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Xavier Darasse (Organ)
Conductor:  Louis Auriacombe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
7.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
8.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
9.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Christian Ferras (Piano)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
10.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jane Parker-Smith (Piano), Maurice André (Trumpet)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
11.
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
12.
Suite for Harpsichord in D minor, HWV 437: no 4, Sarabande with Variations by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Alex Briger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1733; London, England 
Notes: Arranger: Simon Hale. 
13.
Concerto for Oboe in D minor: 2nd movement, Adagio by Alessandro Marcello
Performer:  Renato Zanfini (Oboe)
Conductor:  Renato Fasano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Virtuosi di Roma
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Italy 
14.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
15.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
16.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in C minor, HWV 326 - 5th movement, Siciliana by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
17.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 4 in A minor HWV 322 - 1st movement, Larghetto affettuoso by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 

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