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100 Best Vivaldi

Christopher Warren-Green (director, violin), Rosemary Furniss (violin), Elizabeth Layton (violin), Thomas Bowes (lead vocals), Beverly Davison (lead vocals), Gerald Ruddock (lead vocals), Graham Ashton (trumpet), Gordon Hunt (oboe), Andrew Shulman (cello), Meyrick Alexander (bassoon), Alexander Balanescu...

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Spring, RV269

10:04
  • Christopher Warren-Green (director), Christopher Warren-Green (violin)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1988-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1988, All Saints', Wallington

I. Allegro

3:06

II. Largo e pianissimo sempre

2:43

III. Danza pastorale: Allegro

4:15

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Summer, RV315

9:41
  • Christopher Warren-Green (violin)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1988-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1988, All Saints', Wallington

I. Allegro non molto

5:09

II. Adagio

2:05

III. Presto

2:27

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Autumn, RV293

12:04
  • Christopher Warren-Green (violin)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1988-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1988, All Saints', Wallington

I. Allegro

5:25

II. Adagio

2:57

III. Allegro

3:42

Vivaldi: 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): I. Allegro non molto

3:03
  • Christopher Warren-Green (violin)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1988-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1988, All Saints', Wallington

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Winter, RV297: Largo

2:29
  • Christopher Warren-Green (violin)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1988-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1988, All Saints', Wallington

Vivaldi: 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): III. Allegro

3:06
  • Christopher Warren-Green (violin)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1988-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1988, All Saints', Wallington

Vivaldi: Concerto for 3 violins in F major, RV 551

9:59
  • Rosemary Furniss (violin), Elizabeth Layton (violin), Christopher Warren-Green (violin)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1989-12-31
  • Recording Venue: December 1989 / All Saint's Church, Petersham, Surrey

I. Allegro

4:29

II. Andante

2:16

III. Allegro

3:14

Vivaldi: Concerto, Op. 3 No. 10 'Con quattro Violini e Violoncello obligato', RV 580

10:10
  • Rosemary Furniss (violin), Thomas Bowes (lead vocals), Beverly Davison (lead vocals), Christopher Warren-Green (director), Christopher Warren-Green (violin)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1989-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1989 / All Saint's Church, Petersham, Surrey

I. Allegro

3:53

II. Largo e spiccato

2:48

III. Allegro

3:29

Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Trumpets, Strings & Continuo in C major, RV 537

7:00
  • Graham Ashton (trumpet), Gerald Ruddock (trumpet)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1989-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1989 / All Saints Church, Petersham, Surrey

I. Allegro

2:53

II. Largo

1:22

III. Allegro

2:45

Vivaldi: Concerto for Oboe in C major RV447

14:27
  • Gordon Hunt (oboe)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1989-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1989 / All Saints Church, Petersham, Surrey

I. Allegro

5:14

II. Larghetto

4:08

III. Minuetto

5:05

Vivaldi: Cello Concerto in C minor, RV401

11:06
  • Andrew Shulman (cello)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1989-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1989 / All Saints Church, Petersham, Surrey

I. Allegro non molto

4:26

II. Adagio

3:29

III. Allegro ma non molto

3:11

Vivaldi: Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major RV502

11:46
  • Meyrick Alexander (bassoon)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1989-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1989 / All Saints Church, Petersham, Surrey

I. Allegro

3:17

II. Largo

5:37

III. Allegro

2:52

Vivaldi: Concerto, Op. 3 No. 8 'Con due Violini obligati', RV 522

10:42
  • Alexander Balanescu (violin), Elizabeth Layton (violin)
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Christopher Warren-Green
  • Recorded: 1989-12-01
  • Recording Venue: December 1989 / All Saints Church, Petersham, Surrey

I. Allegro

3:23

II. Larghetto e Spiritoso

4:12

III. Allegro

3:07

Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Mandolins, Strings and Continuo in G, R.532

10:12
  • Sonia Maurer (mandolin), Giovanni Scaramuzzino (mandolin)
  • Europa Galante
  • Fabio Biondi
  • Recorded: 1991-10-12
  • Recording Venue: 9-12 October 1991 / San Giovanni Evangelista, Parma

I. Allegro

4:02

II. Andante

2:49

III. Allegro

3:21

 Excerpt, Vivaldi: Concerto in C major for mandolin / lute, RV425

6:05
  • Giovanni Scaramuzzino (mandolin)
  • Europa Galante
  • Fabio Biondi
  • Recorded: 2001-10-12
  • Recording Venue: 9-12 October 2001 / San Giovanni Evangelista, Parma

I. Allegro

3:09

II. Largo

2:56

Vivaldi: Concerto in C Major per mandolino er archi, RV 425: III. Allegro

2:10
  • Giovanni Scaramuzzino (mandolin), Fabio Biondi (director), Fabio Biondi (violin)
  • Europa Galante
  • Recorded: 2001-10-12
  • Recording Venue: 9-12 October 2001 / San Giovanni Evangelista, Parma

Vivaldi: Concerto in C major for violin & double orchestra RV581, 'per la Santissima Assenzione di Maria Vergine'

13:26
  • Fabio Biondi (director), Fabio Biondi (violin)
  • Il seminario Musicale
  • Recorded: 1991-04-30
  • Recording Venue: April 1991 / Notre-Dame du Travail, Paris

I. Adagio e staccato - Allegro

5:28

II. Largo

2:58

III. Allegro

5:00

 Excerpt, Vivaldi: Flute Concerto, Op. 10 No. 2 in G minor, RV 439 'La notte'

8:19
  • Janet See (flute)
  • Taverner Players
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Recorded: 1986-06-13
  • Recording Venue: 10-13 June 1986 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Vivaldi: Concerto for Multiple Instruments in G minor RV577, 'per l'orchestra di Dresda'

9:58
  • Taverner Players (lead vocals), Roy Goodman (violin)
  • Recorded: 1986-06-13
  • Recording Venue: 10-13 June 1986 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Allegro

3:57

II. Largo non molto

2:09

III. Allegro

3:52

Vivaldi: Per la Solennità di S Lorenzo, Concerto in C Major for Multiple Instruments, RV 556

13:03
  • Roy Goodman (violin), Taverner Players (lead vocals), John Holloway (violin)
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Recorded: 1986-06-13
  • Recording Venue: 10-13 June 1986 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Largo - Allegro molto

5:43

II. Largo e cantabile

2:30

III. Allegro

4:50

 Excerpt, Vivaldi: Cantata RV684 'Cessate, omai cessate' for alto & strings

4:18
  • Derek Lee Ragin (counter-tenor)
  • Teatro Lirico
  • Stephen Stubbs
  • Recorded: 1996-04-01
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 Apr 1996, Haarlem, Holland

Sonata in G minor, RV 42 for Cello and Basso continuo

10:44
  • London Baroque
  • Charles Medlam
  • Recorded: 1985-06-23
  • Recording Venue: 23-25 June 1985, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road

Vivaldi: Trio Sonata, Op. 1 No. 12 for Two Violins & Continuo in D minor, RV 63 'La Follia'

9:29
  • London Baroque
  • Charles Medlam
  • Recorded: 1985-06-25
  • Recording Venue: 23-25 June 1985, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Vivaldi: Sinfonia in B minor for strings, RV 169 "Al Santo Sepucro" for 2 violins, viola, cello and violone

2:52
  • London Baroque
  • Charles Medlam
  • Recorded: 1985-06-23
  • Recording Venue: 23-25 June 1985, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road

Vivaldi: Introduzione al Gloria RV637

8:47
  • Gérard Lesne (counter-tenor), Gérard Lesne (alto), Fabio Biondi (violin), Fabio Biondi (director)
  • Il seminario Musicale
  • Recorded: 1991-04-30
  • Recording Venue: April 1991 / Notre-Dame du Travail, Paris

Vivaldi: Salve Regina in C minor RV616

13:43
  • Gérard Lesne (counter-tenor), Gérard Lesne (alto), Fabio Biondi (violin), Fabio Biondi (director)
  • Il seminario Musicale
  • Recorded: 1991-04-30
  • Recording Venue: April 1991 / Notre-Dame du Travail, Paris

Vivaldi: Introduzione al Miserere RV641

17:07
  • Gérard Lesne (counter-tenor), Gérard Lesne (alto), Fabio Biondi (violin), Fabio Biondi (director)
  • Il seminario Musicale
  • Recorded: 1991-04-30
  • Recording Venue: April 1991 / Notre-Dame du Travail, Paris

Vivaldi: Gloria in D major, RV589

29:13
  • Stephen Frost (digital editor), Alison Place (mezzo-soprano), Margaret Cable (vocals), Emily van Evera (soprano), Andrew Parrott (director)
  • Taverner Players, Taverner Choir, Taverner Choir & Players
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Recorded: 1992-11-06
  • Recording Venue: 3-6 November 1992 / St Augustine's Church, London

I. Gloria in excelsis Deo (Chorus)

2:33

II. Et in terra pax

4:47

III. Laudamus te (Soprano, Mezzo-soprano)

2:35

IV. Gratias agimus tibi

0:28

V. Propter magnam gloriam tuam

0:54

VI. Domine Deus

3:24

VII. Domine fili unigenite

2:18

VIII. Domine Deus, agnus Dei

4:39

IX. Qui tollis peccata mundi

1:11

X. Qui sedes ad dexteram patris

2:30

XI. Quoniam tu solus sanctus

0:51

XII. Cum sancto spiritu

3:03

Vivaldi: In furore, Motet for Soprano, 2 Violins, Viola & Bass, RV 626

10:51
  • Patrizia Ciofi (soprano), Fabio Biondi (director)
  • Europa Galante
  • Fabio Biondi
  • Recorded: 2003-09-10
  • Recording Venue: 6-10th September 2003. Convento San Giovanni, Parma, Italy.

I Aria: In furore [Allegro]

4:31

II Recitativo

0:37

III Aria: Tunc mesu fletus [Largo]

4:01

IV Alleluia [Allegro]

1:42

Vivaldi: Stabat Mater, RV621

18:13
  • Fabio Biondi (director), David Daniels (counter-tenor), Maurizio Naddeo (violoncello), Lorenzo Colitto (violin), Sergio Ciomei (organ), Francisco Jose Montero (violone), Ugo Nastrucci (lute), Fabio Biondi (viola), Ernesto Braucher (viola), Fabio Biondi (violin)
  • Europa Galante
  • Fabio Biondi
  • Recorded: 2001-08-14
  • Recording Venue: 8, 10 & 13-14 August 2001 / American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York

I. Stabat Mater dolorosa

3:23

II. Cujus animam

1:47

III. O quam tristis

1:34

IV. Quis est homo

3:09

V. Quis non posset

1:54

VI. Pro peccatis

1:33

VII. Eja Mater

2:26

VIII. Fac ut ardeat

1:19

IX. Amen

1:08

Vivaldi: L'ombre, l'aure, e ancora il rio

7:20
  • Suzie LeBlanc (soprano), Claron McFadden (soprano)
  • Teatro Lirico
  • Stephen Stubbs
  • Recorded: 1996-04-01
  • Recording Venue: Haarlem

Vivaldi: Gelosia, tu gia rendi l'alma mia

3:12
  • Suzie LeBlanc (soprano)
  • Teatro Lirico
  • Stephen Stubbs
  • Recorded: 1996-04-01
  • Recording Venue: Haarlem

Vivaldi: Bajazet, Act 1, Scene 1: Aria: Del destin non dee lagnarsi (Bajazet)

3:43
  • Ildebrando D'Arcangelo /Patrizia Ciofi/David Daniels/Elina Garanca/Vivica Genaux/Marijana Mijanovic/Europa Galante/Fabio Biondi, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (bass)
  • Europa Galante
  • Fabio Biondi
  • Recorded: 2004-04-15
  • Recording Venue: 10-15th April 2004. Flagey Studio 4, Brussels.

Vivaldi: Bajazet, Act 1, Scene 2: Aria: Nasce rosa lusinghiera (Idaspe)

3:57
  • Ildebrando D'Arcangelo /Patrizia Ciofi/David Daniels/Elina Garanca/Vivica Genaux/Marijana Mijanovic/Europa Galante/Fabio Biondi, Patrizia Ciofi (soprano)
  • Europa Galante
  • Fabio Biondi
  • Recorded: 2004-04-15
  • Recording Venue: 10-15th April 2004. Flagey Studio 4, Brussels.

Vivaldi: Bajazet, Act 3, Scene 3: Aria: Barbaro traiditor (TamerlanO)

3:36
  • Ildebrando D'Arcangelo /Patrizia Ciofi/David Daniels/Elina Garanca/Vivica Genaux/Marijana Mijanovic/Europa Galante/Fabio Biondi, David Daniels (counter-tenor)
  • Europa Galante
  • Fabio Biondi
  • Recorded: 2004-04-15
  • Recording Venue: 10-15th April 2004. Flagey Studio 4, Brussels.

Vivaldi: Bajazet, Act 1, Scene 9: Aria: Qual guerriero in campo armato (Irene)

7:37
  • Ildebrando D'Arcangelo /Patrizia Ciofi/David Daniels/Elina Garanca/Vivica Genaux/Marijana Mijanovic/Europa Galante/Fabio Biondi, Vivica Genaux (mezzo-soprano)
  • Europa Galante
  • Fabio Biondi
  • Recorded: 2004-04-15
  • Recording Venue: 10-15th April 2004. Flagey Studio 4, Brussels.

Vivaldi: Laudate pueri, RV600

23:25
  • Patrizia Ciofi (soprano), Fabio Biondi (director)
  • Europa Galante
  • Fabio Biondi
  • Recorded: 2003-09-10
  • Recording Venue: 6-10th September 2003. Convento San Giovanni, Parma, Italy.

Laudate, pueri Dominum [Allegro]

2:03

Sit nomen Domini [largo]

3:36

A solis ortu usque ad occasum [Allegro]

1:50

Excelsus super omnes [Andante]

3:35

Qui sicut Dominus Deus [largo]

1:33

Suscitans a terra inopem [Presto]

1:37

Ut collocet eum [Allegro]

1:44

Gloria Patri et Filio [Largo]

3:36

Laudate, pueri Dominum [Allegro]

1:42

Amen [Allegro]

2:09

Vivaldi: Il Giustino RV717, ACT 1

8:10
  • Dominique Labelle (soprano), Leonardo De Lisi (tenor), Marina Comparato, Laura Cherici, Geraldine McGreevy, Francesca Provvisionato
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2001-10-09
  • Recording Venue: Recorded 'live' on 8 October 2002 and in studio essions on 9 October 2001 / Grote Zaal, Concert- en congresgebouw de Doelen, Rotterdam

Aria: All`armi, o guerrieri!

1:16

Aria: Mio dolce amato sposo

6:54

Vivaldi: Il Giustino RV717, ACT 2: Duetto: Mio bel tesoro, mia dolce speme

1:06
  • Dominique Labelle (soprano), Marina Comparato (mezzo-soprano), Francesca Provvisionato, Laura Cherici, Geraldine McGreevy, Leonardo De Lisi
  • Il Complesso Barocco
  • Alan Curtis
  • Recorded: 2001-10-09
  • Recording Venue: Recorded 'live' on 8 October 2002 and in studio essions on 9 October 2001 / Grote Zaal, Concert- en congresgebouw de Doelen, Rotterdam
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