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Concerto for viola d'amore and lute in D minor, RV540
composer

Recordings
'Vivaldi: Lute and Mandolin Concertos' (CDA30027)
Vivaldi: Lute and Mandolin Concertos
Buy by post £8.50 CDA30027  Hyperion 30th Anniversary series  
'Vivaldi: Lute and Mandolin Concertos' (CDA66160)
Vivaldi: Lute and Mandolin Concertos
Buy by post £10.50 CDA66160  Download currently discounted
'Favourite Baroque Classics' (CDH55020)
Favourite Baroque Classics
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55020  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
Movement 1: Allegro
Movement 2: Largo
Track 17 on CDA30027 [2'56] Hyperion 30th Anniversary series
Track 17 on CDA66160 [2'56]
Track 16 on CDH55020 [3'14] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 3: Allegro

Concerto for viola d'amore and lute in D minor, RV540
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This serene movement, scored for the two soloists and one single line of violins, comes from a concerto which Vivaldi wrote specifically for a concert at the Pietà in Venice on 21 March 1740 for the Crown Prince of Saxony-Poland. It is likely that the d’amore soloist was Anna Maria, one of Vivaldi’s most famous and versatile students. He included her initials in the title, styled ‘per viola d’AMore’.

from notes by Roy Goodman © 1999

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Details for CDA66160 track 17
Largo
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-85-16017
Duration
2'56
Recording date
2 December 1984
Recording venue
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Vivaldi: Lute and Mandolin Concertos (CDA30027)
    Disc 1 Track 17
    Release date: October 2010
    Hyperion 30th Anniversary series
  2. Vivaldi: Lute and Mandolin Concertos (CDA66160)
    Disc 1 Track 17
    Release date: September 1986
Licensing
1.Audio tour Greek and Roman Galleries - Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York, USA. Antenna Audio Production
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