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A Pauper's Funeral

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 30 September 2011

It's a mystery why the elderly Vivaldi chose to abandon his home in Venice, ending his days poverty stricken in a foreign land. Donald Macleod investigates.

Music Played

4 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in F major RV.574 for 6 instruments and orchestra

    Performer: Robert KING - Director Performer: The KING'S CONSORT

    HYPERION, CDA 6707-3

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    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in B flat major RV.579 (Funebre) for 6 instruments and orchestra

    Performer: Fabio BIONDI - Director Performer: L'europa Galante

    Virgin Classics, VC5454242

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Griselda - opera RV.718

    Conductor: Kevin MALLON Performer: Carla HUHTANEN - Soprano Performer: Aradia Baroque Ensemble

    NAXOS, 866021113

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    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in C major RV.558 for 13 instruments and orchestra

    Performer: Andrew MANZE - Violin Performer: Academy Of Ancient Music

    HARMONIA MUNDI, hmu-907 230

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