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Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Part Four

Thursday 24 April 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Thursday 24 April 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod explores Vivaldi's friendship with the German violinist Johann Georg Pisendel and discovers why so much of the Italian composer's music eventually came to light in a library in Dresden.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Concerto in F for violin, 2 oboes, 2 horns, bassoon, strings and basso continuo, RV571
1. Allegro
2. Largo
3. Allegro
Giovanni Guglielmo (vl) / L'Arte Dell'Arco / Christopher Hogwood (cond)
Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 05472 77501 2,
tracks 16-18

Sonata in g minor for violin and continuo, RV 26
1. Adagio
2. Allegro
3. Adagio
4. Allegro
5. Giga
Fabio Biondi (vl), Rinaldo Alessandrini (hpschd), Maurizio Naddeo (vc)
Opus 111 OPS 30-154,
tracks 1-5


Nisi Dominus, RV803
1. Nisi Dominus aedificaverit
2. Nisi Dominus custodierit
3. Vanum est vobis
4. Cum dederit
5. Sicut sagittae
6. Beatus vir
7. Gloria patri
8. Sicut erat in principio
Carolyn Sampson (sop), Tuva Semmingsen (m-sop), Hilary Summers (con) / The King's Consort / Robert King (cond)
Hyperion CDS44181,
tracks 13-20


Concerto in g minor for violin, 2 recorders, 2 oboes, bassoon, strings and basso continuo, RV 577 ("for the orchestra of Dresden")
1. [Allegro
2. Largo non molto
3. Allegro
Peter Hanson (vl), Peter Holtslag, Catherine Latham (recs), Paul Goodwin, Lorraine Wood (obs), Alberto Grazzi (bsn) / The English Concert / Trevor Pinnock (cond)
Archiv 445 839-2,
tracks 13-15




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