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Donald Macleod concludes his exploration of the life and work of Venetian composer Tomas Albinoni.

He considers the many patrons Albinoni had to ingratiate during his long composing career, from the Marquis of Castelar to Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 11 Dec 2009 22:00

Music Played

  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    'Viva il nome, viva il giorno' – closing chorus from Il nome glorioso in terra, sanctifica

    Performer: Isabelle Poulenard (Climene – sop) Performer: Dominique Visse (Cidippe – counter-tenor) Performer: John Elwes (Florigello – ten)

    • Ensemble Baroque de Nice/Bezzina.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Sonata no.4 in c minor from Sinfonie e concerti a cinque op.2 [pub'd 1700]

    Performer: Ensemble 415 Performer: Chiara Banchini (dir)

    • Zigzag ZZT090202.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto for oboe and strings in B flat, op.7 no.3 [pub'd 1715]

    Performer: Anthony Robson (ob) Performer: Collegium Musicum 90 Performer: Simon Standage (dir)

    • Chandos Chan 0579.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto for strings in F, op.5 no.8

    Performer: Collegium Musicum 90 Performer: Simon Standage (dir)

    • Chandos CHAN 0663.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Il nome glorioso in terra, sanctificato in cielo [1724] – opening of Pt 2

    Performer: Isabelle Poulenard (sop) Performer: Dominique Visse John Elwes (Florigello – ten) Performer: Ensemble Baroque de Nice Performer: Gilbert Bezzina

    • Adda 581090.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto op.10 no.8 in g minor for strings [pub'd 1735/6]

    Performer: I Solisti Veneti Performer: Claudio Simone (cond)

    • Erato 0630-11222-2.

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