Baroque Treasures (Nipper Series) | Warner 9029595796

Baroque Treasures (Nipper Series)

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Label: Warner

Cat No: 9029595796

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Release Date: 1st July 2016

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Two CDs filled with music from the era of Bach, Vivaldi, Handel and Albinoni – music that can express the deepest emotions, yet always retains an irresistible freshness and lucidity. Among the treasures in this collection are The Four Seasons, The Arrival of the Queen Sheba and Jesu, joy of man’s desiring.

Contents:

CD1 73.17

Marc-Antoine Charpentier 1643-1704
1 Te Deum, H.146: I. Prélude 1.38
Les Arts Florissants · William Christie

Johann Pachelbel 1653-1706
Canon and Gigue in D Major
2 Canon 3.38
3 Gigue 1.24
Taverner Players · Andrew Parrott

Antonio Vivaldi 1678-1741
Le quattro stagioni [The Four Seasons]
4 Violin Concerto in E major, RV 269 ‘La primavera’ [‘Spring’]: I. Allegro 3.02
5 Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 315 ‘L’estate’ [‘Summer’]: III. Presto, tempo impetuoso d’estate 2.26
Violin Concerto in F minor, RV 297 ‘L’inverno’ [‘Winter’]
6 II. Largo 1.59
7 III. Allegro 2.32
Europa Galante · Fabio Biondi

Claudio Monteverdi 1567-1643
8 Orfeo: Toccata 1.39
Le Concert d`Astrée · Emmanuelle Haïm

Antonio Vivaldi
Violin Concerto in E-flat major, RV 253 ‘La tempesta di mare’
9 I. Presto 2.54
10 II. Largo 2.10
Europa Galante · Fabio Biondi

George Frideric Handel 1685-1759
11 Suite in D major, HWV 349 'Water Music': Overture - Hornpipe 5.20
London Classical Players · Andrew Parrott

Johann Sebastian Bach 1685-1750
12 Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie 1.25
Christopher Krueger, flute
Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra · Andrew Parrott

Tomaso Albinoni 1671-1751
14 Oboe Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 9: II. Adagio 4.29
Hans de Vries, oboe
Alma Music Amsterdam · Bob van Asperen

George Frideric Handel
15 Harp Concerto in B-flat major, Op.4 No. 6, HWV 294: I Andante – Allegro 6.02
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Taverner Consort
Taverner Players · Andrew Parrott

16 Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: V. Menuets I & II 3.24
London Classical Players · Sir Roger Norrington

Antonio Vivaldi
17 Concerto for 2 Mandolins in G major, RV 532: I. Allegro 3.59
Giovanni Scaramuzzino & Sonia Maurer, mandolins
Europa Galante · Fabio Biondi

Georg Philipp Telemann 1681-1767
18 Concerto for Trumpet in D major: I. Adagio 3.03
Maurice André, trumpet
Wiener Solisten

Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto for Flute and Strings in G minor, RV 439 “La notte”
19 I. Largo 1.35
20 VI. Allegro 2.14
Janet See, flute
Taverner Players · Andrew Parrott

Arcangelo Corelli 1653-1713
Concerto grosso in G minor, Op.6 No. 8 “Christmas Concerto”
21 V. Allegro 2.02
22 VI. Pastorale 3.14
Il Giardino Armonico · Giovanni Antonini

Tomaso Albinoni/arr. Remo Giazotto
23 Adagio in G minor 8.13
13 Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: II. Air 4.42
Concentus Musicus Wien · Nikolaus Harnoncourt
I Solisti Veneti · Claudio Scimone

CD2 76.30

Antonio Vivaldi
1 Gloria in D major, RV 589: I. Gloria in excelsis Deo 2.30
Taverner Consort
Taverner Players · Andrew Parrott

Johann Sebastian Bach
2 Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: I. Magnificat anima mea 3.30
Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Concentus Musicus Wien · Nikolaus Harnoncourt

George Frideric Handel
3 Dixit Dominus, HWV 232: I. Dixit Dominus 6.09
Felicity Palmer, soprano
Charles Brett, counter-tenor
John Angelo Messana, counter-tenor
Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra · John Eliot Gardiner

4 Solomon, HWV 67: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba 2.46
Taverner Players · Andrew Parrott

5 Coronation Anthems: No. 1 Zadok the Priest, HWV 258 7.02
Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra · John Eliot Gardiner

Johann Sebastian Bach
6 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: III. Allegro assai 3.35
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
7 I. Allegro 11.17
8 III. Allegro 5.47
Concentus Musicus Wien · Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Henry Purcell 1659-1695
Come ye Sons of Art, Z.323
9 III. Sound the trumpet (counter-tenors) 3.50
10 IV. Come, ye Sons of Art, come away (chorus) 1.23
Charles Brett & John Williams, counter-tenors
Equale Brass Ensemble
Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra · John Eliot Gardiner

11 Dido & Aeneas: When I am laid in earth 3.58
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
Le Concert d’Astrée · Emmanuelle Haïm

Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, Z.860
12 March 1.45
13 Canzona 2.09
Taverner Consort · Taverner Choir
Taverner Players · Andrew Parrott

George Frideric Handel
14 Xerxes: Frondi tenere ... Ombra mai fù 3.05
David Daniels, counter-tenor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment · Sir Roger Norrington

15 Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2: Hallelujah (chorus) 4.00
Taverner Consort
Taverner Players · Andrew Parrott

Claudio Monteverdi
16 Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610: I. Deus in adjutorium 2.17
Les Arts Florissants · William Christie

Johann Sebastian Bach
17 Mass in B minor, BWV 232: IV. Gloria in excelsis 7.01
Choir & Orchestra of the Collegium Vocale Gent · Philippe Herreweghe

18 St Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Part 2: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden 2.29
King’s College Choir, Cambridge · Regensburger Domspatzen
Concentus Musicus Wien · Nikolaus Harnoncourt

19 Cantata ‘Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben’, BWV 147: X. Choral: Jesu bleibet meine Freude [Jesu, joy of man’s desiring] 2.17
Taverner Consort · Taverner Choir
Taverner Players · Andrew Parrott

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