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Essential Baroque

Essential Baroque / Various
Release Date: 02/23/2010 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 95429   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiJohann PachelbelGeorge Frideric HandelTomaso Albinoni,   ... 
Performer:  Yehudi MenuhinGerald FinleyWilliam BennettGeorge Malcolm,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Neville MarrinerSir Charles MackerrasStephen CleoburyYehudi Menuhin,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata LysyAcademy of St. Martin in the FieldsEarly Music Consort of London,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 34 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Lysy
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
2.
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 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
3.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
4.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor: Excerpt(s) by Tomaso Albinoni
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 50 Secs. 
5.
Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
6.
Gloria in D major, RV 589: Gloria in excelsis Deo by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
7.
Miserere mei Deus: Excerpt(s) by Gregorio Allegri
Performer:  Gerald Finley (Cantor)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
8.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 18 Secs. 
9.
Abdelazer, Z 570 "Moor's Revenge": Rondeau by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 15 Secs. 
10.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Flute in D major, Op. 10 no 3/RV 428 "Il gardellino": 1st movement, allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  William Bennett (Flute), George Malcolm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  George Malcolm
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728; Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
12.
Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles ()
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
13.
Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
14.
Te Deum: Prelude (Excerpt) by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Conductor:  Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1692 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
15.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Lysy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
16.
Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer:  Maurice André (Trumpet), Jane Parker-Smith (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
17.
Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
18.
Vespro della Beata Vergine: Laudate pueri a 8 by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort of London
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1610; Mantua, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 51 Secs. 
19.
Funeral Music for Queen Mary: March by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
20.
Thou know'st, Lord, the secrets of our hearts, Z 58c by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
21.
Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425: 3rd movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
22.
Les Fêtes d'Hébé: Musette et tambourin en rondeau by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
23.
Sonata for Harpsichord in B flat major, K 202/L 498 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Bob van Asperen (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
24.
Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93: 1st movement, Allegro giusto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Anthony Bailes (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
25.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
26.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wayne Marshall (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
27.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
28.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
29.
Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord no 3 in G minor, BWV 1029: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jordi Savall (), Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
30.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alan Curtis (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
31.
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 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
32.
Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Josef Suk (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
33.
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 (Violin)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 43 Secs. 
34.
Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 3rd movement, Allegro assai by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Philip Pickett (Recorder), Mark Bennett (Trumpet), Kenneth Sillito (Violin),
Celia Nicklin (Oboe)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
35.
Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  George Malcolm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
36.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C, BWV 846 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Bob van Asperen (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
37.
Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Hans-Martin Linde
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linde Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
38.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  William Bennett (Flute)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. 
39.
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 4, Zion hört die Wächter singen, das Herz tut in ihr by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Wolfgang Gönnenwein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Consortium Musicum
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
40.
Overture-Suite for Recorder, Strings and Basso continuo in A minor, TV 55 no a 2: Réjouissance by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord), David Munrow (Recorder)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Darmstadt, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
41.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" - 7th movement, Pastorale "Largo" by Arcangelo Corelli
Performer:  Georges Armand (Violin), Jean-Patrice Brosse (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Georges Armand
Period: Baroque 
Written: Rome, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 1 in E (La primavera/ Spring) RV269 (Op. 8 No. 1): I. Allegro
Canon in D (1997 Remastered Version): Canon in D
Solomon, HWV 67: Sinfonia - The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba: Handel: Solomon, HWV 67: Sinfonia - The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Adagio in G Minor (Excerpt): Albinoni: Adagio in G Minor (Excerpt)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV565: Toccata
Water Music (1988 Remastered Version), Suite No. 2 in D: XII. Alla Hornpipe: Water Music (1988 Digital Remaster), Suite No. 2 in D: XII. Alla Hornpipe
Gloria in D, RV 589: I. Gloria in excelsis Deo
Miserere mei, Deus (1993 Remastered Version): Miserere mei, Deus
Orfeo ed Euridice (1992 Remastered Version): Ballet in D Minor (Dance of the Blessed Spirits): Orfeo ed Euridice (1992 Digital Remaster): Ballet in D Minor (Dance of the Blessed Spirits)
Cantata No. 147, BWV 147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben' (1989 Remastered Version): Choral: Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man's desiring): Cantata No. 147, BWV 147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben' (1989 - Remaster): Choral: Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Abdelazer (1992 Remastered Version): Rondeau: Abdelazer (1992 Digital Remaster): Rondeau
Suite No.3 in D Major (1986 Remastered Version): Air from Suite No.3 in D 'Air on the G string': Suite No.3 in D Major (1986 Digital Remaster): Air from Suite No.3 in D 'Air on the G string'
Music for the Royal Fireworks HWV351 (1989 Remastered Version): La Réjouissance: Music for the Royal Fireworks HWV351 (1989 Digital Remaster): La Réjouissance
Flute Concerto in D, RV 428 'Il gardellino': I. Allegro
Viola da Gamba Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1029 : II Adagio (opening) (1989 Remastered Version): Viola da Gamba Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1029 : II Adagio (opening)
Concerto Grosso En Sol Mineur, G Minor Op.6 N°8 "Pour La Nuit De Noël" VI. Pastorale: Largo: Corelli: Concerto Grosso En Sol Mineur, G Minor Op.6 N°8 "Pour La Nuit De Noël" VI. Pastorale: Largo
'Goldberg' Variations BWV 988 (Aria with divers variations) (1989 Remastered Version): Aria: 'Goldberg' Variations BWV 988 (Aria with divers variations) (1989 Digital Remaster): Aria
Dido and Aeneas, Z.626 (1995 Remastered Version): When I am laid in earth (Dido): Dido and Aeneas, Z.626 (1995 Digital Remaster): When I am laid in earth (Dido)
Coronation Anthems, HWV 258-61 (1994 Remastered Version) (1995 - Remaster): Zadok the Priest: Coronation Anthems, HWV 258-61 (1994 Digital Remaster) (1995 - Remaster): Zadok the Priest
Te Deum, H.146 (1989 Remastered Version): Prélude: Te Deum, H.146 (1989 Digital Remaster): Prélude
Sheep may safely graze from Cantata No. 208 (arr. Marriner)
The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno/ Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): II. Largo
Suite in D Major: The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary): Clarke / Arr Defaye: Suite in D Major: The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary)
Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E BWV1006 (1988 Remastered Version): Preludio: Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E BWV1006 (1988 Digital Remaster): Preludio
Concerto in D Major, RV 93: Largo
Double Violin Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1043 (1994 Remastered Version): II. Largo ma non tanto: Double Violin Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1043 (1994 - Remaster): II. Largo ma non tanto
Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610) (1995 Remastered Version): Psalm 112 - Laudate pueri: Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610) (1995 - Remaster): Psalm 112 - Laudate pueri
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F, BWV 1047: III. Allegro assai
Funeral Sentences and Funeral Music for Queen Mary: March, Z.860i: Purcell: Funeral Sentences and Funeral Music for Queen Mary: March, Z.860i
Funeral Sentences, and Funeral Music for Queen Mary (1989 Remastered Version): Thou know'st Lord, Z.58B: Funeral Sentences, and Funeral Music for Queen Mary (1989 - Remaster): Thou know'st Lord, Z.58B
Harpsichord Concerto in F minor BWV1056 (1994 Remastered Version): II. Largo: Harpsichord Concerto in F minor BWV1056 (1994 Digital Remaster): II. Largo
Overture-Suite in A Minor: Réjouissance
Das Wohltemperierte Klavier BWV846-869, Book One, No. 1 in C major BWV846: Prelude
Concerto in C Major, RV 425: Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G, BWV 1048: I. [Allegro]
Musette and Tambourin en rondeau from Les Fêtes d'Hébé (1992 Remastered Version): Musette and Tambourin en rondeau from Les Fêtes d'Hébé
4 Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-9, Suite No.2 in B Minor, BWV 1067 (flute and strings): Badinerie
Sonata in B Flat, Kk.202
Zion hört die Wächter singen (Cantata No. 140) (1990 Remastered Version): Zion hört die Wächter singen (Cantata No. 140)
Concerto in D for Lute, 2 Violins & Basso Continuo, RV 93 (1988 Remastered Version): I. (Allegro giusto): Concerto in D for Lute, 2 Violins & Basso Continuo, RV 93 (1988 Digital Remaster): I. (Allegro giusto)
Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah ed. Basil Lam) (1987 Remastered Version): Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah ed. Basil Lam)

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