Baroque Gold: 50 Great Tracks | Decca 4832165

Baroque Gold: 50 Great Tracks


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Label: Decca

Cat No: 4832165

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

Release Date: 2nd June 2017


Decca presents a premium collection of 50 of the most beautiful Baroque moments which will transport the listener back to the Baroque era as they journey with the greatest period performers through the music of the 17th century and the first half of the 18th.

Favourite works featured include Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Handel’s Messiah and Lascia ch’io pianga, Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos and Tartini’s “Devil’s Trill” Sonata. Beyond that, a wide array of composers offer a fascinating historical and geographic tour of the era – among others, Pergolesi and Vivaldi from Italy, and Marais in France, Bach in Germany and Purcell from England.


CD 1
Jeremiah Clarke
- Trumpet Voluntary
Vivaldi - Four Seasons: “Spring”, RV 269
Handel - Lascia ch’io pianga mia cruda sorte
Bach - Prelude & Fugue No.1 from The Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1, BWV 846
Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks
Bach - Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Vivaldi - Concerto in D major for Lute, Strings and Continuo, RV 93
Handel - Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson
Gluck - Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Bach - Cello Suite No.1 in G, BWV 1007: 1. Prelude
Purcell - “When I Am Laid In Earth” from Dido and Aeneas

CD 2
- Toccata from L’Orfeo
Purcell - Symphony from The Fairy Queen
Vivaldi - Four Seasons: “Summer”, RV 315
Pachelbel - Canon and Gigue in D major
Albinoni - Adagio for Strings and Organ
Vivaldi - Gloria in D major, RV 589: 1. Gloria in excelcis
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F major, BWV 1047
Tartini - Violin Sonata in G minor “Devil’s Trill”: Movement III
Vivaldi - Dell’aura al sussurrar from Dorilla in Tempe
Bach - Menuet in G from Anna Magdalena Notebook
Corelli - Concerto Grosso op.6 no.8 “Christmas Concerto”: Movement IV
Marin Marais - La Sonnerie de Sainte-Genevieve du Mont de Paris

CD 3
- The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon
Vivaldi - Four Seasons: “Autumns”, RV 293
Bach - Harpsichord Concerto No.1 in D minor, BWV 1052
Pergolesi - Stabat Mater
Bach - Air On a G String from Orchestral Suite No.3, BWV 1068
Bach - Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042: 1. Allegro
Handel - Organ Concerto No.6 in B flat: 1. Andante - Allegro
Handel - Ombra mai fu (“Largo”)
Bach - Cantata BWV 140: 1. Chorale: Wachet auf
Bach - Goldberg Variations: Aria da capo
Vivaldi - Four Seasons: “Winter”, RV 297
Handel - Messiah: Hallelujah (chorus)

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