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Track(s) taken from CDA66160

Concerto in D major, RV93

composer

Paul O'Dette (lute), The Parley of Instruments
Recording details: December 1984
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: September 1986
Total duration: 9 minutes 22 seconds

Cover artwork: The Bucentaur at the Molo on Ascension Day by Antonio Canaletto (1697-1768)
Reproduced by kind permission of The Governors of Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
 
1
[Allegro]  [3'26]
2
Largo  [3'48]
3
Allegro  [2'08]

Reviews

'The performances are 'authentic' in the best meaning of the word, and the recorded sound is everywhere first rate' (Gramophone)

'Excellent' (International Record Review)

'This is easily the most thoroughly produced Vivaldi lute record yet to come my way… played with style, wit and grace. The digital recording is warmly sympathetic. Best of the Month' (Hi-Fi News)

'Pure Venetian magic' (Amazon.co.uk)

'The playing is first class – an hour of sheer pleasure.' (Classical Guitar)

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