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Iona Brown - The Collection


Release Date: 06/14/2005 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 98490   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelWolfgang Amadeus MozartFranz Joseph HaydnAntonio Vivaldi,   ... 
Performer:  Iona BrownTimothy Brown
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Number of Discs: 10 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Academy of St.Martin-in-the-Fields / Iona Brown, violin & conductor/Timothy Brown, horn

HANDEL: Concerti Grossi, Opp. 3 & 6 (sel.) • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba • Largo • MOZART: Symphonies Nos. 33 & 35 “Haffner” • Horn Concertos Nos. 1-4 • “Posthorn” Serenade • HAYDN: Symphonies Nos. 44, 45 & 49 • VIVALDI: The Four Seasons • PACHELBEL: Canon in D • CORELLI: Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 8 • ALBINONI: Adagio • GLUCK: Dance of the Blessed Spirits • PURCELL: Dido’s Lament • and more

The death of 63-year-old violinist and conductor Iona Brown in June 2004 shocked the musical world. A regular performing member of the Academy of St.Martin-inthe-Fields since the 1960s, she was offered the post of
Read more conductor in 1974 by then-Musical Director Sir Neville Marriner. She contributed many critically acclaimed discs to the Hänssler Classic catalogue, the most famous of which are included in this memorial box set.
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Works on This Recording

1. Concerti grossi (6), Op. 3/HWV 312-317: Excerpt(s) by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
2. Concerto grosso(s) by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
3. Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
4. Symphony no 33 in B flat major, K 319 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
5. Symphony no 35 in D major, K 385 "Haffner" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
6. Concerto for Horn no 1 in D major, K 412 (386b) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Timothy Brown (French Horn)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
7. Concerto for Horn no 2 in E flat major, K 417 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Timothy Brown (French Horn)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Vienna, Austria 
8. Concerto for Horn no 3 in E flat major, K 447 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Timothy Brown (French Horn)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784-1787; Vienna, Austria 
9. Concerto for Horn no 4 in E flat major, K 495 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Timothy Brown (French Horn)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
10. Serenade no 9 in D major, K 320 "Posthorn" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
11. Symphony no 44 in E minor, H 1 no 44 "Trauer" by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1772; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
12. Symphony no 45 in F sharp minor, H 1 no 45 "Farewell" by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1772; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
13. Symphony no 49 in F minor, H 1 no 49 "La Passione" by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1768; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
14. Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
15. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
16. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" by Arcangelo Corelli
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
17. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
18. Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 

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