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Concerto for recorder, oboe, violin, bassoon and continuo in D major, RV94
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'Vivaldi: La Pastorella & other works' (CDH55102)
Vivaldi: La Pastorella & other works
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55102  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
Movement 1: Allegro
Track 17 on CDH55102 [3'38] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 2: Largo
Track 18 on CDH55102 [3'08] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 3: Allegro
Track 19 on CDH55102 [3'40] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Concerto for recorder, oboe, violin, bassoon and continuo in D major, RV94
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In the outer movements of the Concerto in D major, RV94, for treble recorder, oboe, violin, bassoon and continuo Vivaldi affords pride of place to the violin although the other instruments, notably the recorder, have a solo role to play too. The solo episodes of the first movement are vividly contrasted instrumentally, rhythmically, and melodically. The first belongs solely to the violin whilst in the second the recorder is dominant with oboe and violin interjections. Episode three is shared between violin and recorder, and in episode four the recorder plays a lyrical ‘cantilena’ to the accompaniment of violin arpeggios. The fifth episode highlights the violin once more, but with short tutti interruptions. The binary middle movement is entrusted to the recorder whose expressive melody is accompanied by arpeggio figures on the violin. The concluding movement begins with an energetic violin solo from which a powerful unison tutti develops. As the music progresses so, too, does the virtuoso role of the violin become increasingly apparent.

from notes by Nicholas Anderson © 1989

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Details for CDH55102 track 18
Largo
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-89-30918
Duration
3'08
Recording date
29 April 1988
Recording venue
Claydon House, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Nicholas Parker
Recording engineer
Nicholas Parker
Hyperion usage
  1. Vivaldi: La Pastorella & other works (CDA66309)
    Disc 1 Track 18
    Release date: December 1989
    Deletion date: March 2003
    Superseded by CDH55102
  2. Vivaldi: La Pastorella & other works (CDH55102)
    Disc 1 Track 18
    Release date: March 2003
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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