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Paving the way for the Red Priest - Venice Before Vivaldi

Catherine Bott explores the composers and the musical climate of Venice around the time of Vivaldi's birth there in 1678.

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Sun 18 Jul 2010 00:00

Music Played

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto Op.4, no.8

    Performers: Arte Dei Suonatori/Rachel Podger

    • Channel Classics.
    • CCS 19598.
  • Giovanni Legrenzi

    La Cornara

    Performers: Parnassi musici

    • CPO.
    • 777 0302.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Prologo (Sinfonia) from L'incoronazione di Poppea

    Performers: Ensemble Openhaus Zurich/Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    • TELDEC.
    • 0630 100272.
  • Francesco Cavalli

    Canzona a 4

    Performers: Seicento/Parley of Instruments/Peter Holman

    • HELIOS.
    • CDH 55193.
  • Giovanni Rovetta

    Salve Regina

    Performers: The Parley of Instruments/Robin Blaze

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 67225.
  • Francesco Gasparini

    A voi, piante innocenti

    Performers: La Venexiana (Rossana Bertini - soprano, Claudio Cavina - alto)

    • OPUS.
    • OPS 30182.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Sonata in D minor Op 5 no.12 (La Folia)

    Performers: The Locatelli Trio

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 663812.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Sonata in G minor Op 1 no. 1

    Performers: London Baroque/Charles Medlam

    • EMI.
    • CDC 7479732.

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