Concerti by Telemann, Tartini & others

A diverse selection of concertos—by Dall'Abaco, Porpora, Marcello, Tartini and Telemann—from the first half of the eighteenth century, when a handful of elite court orchestras competed to recruit Europe’s foremost instrumentalists. This is the tradition emulated now for four decades by The English Concert, and the results are glorious.

SIGCD549  68 minutes 41 seconds
BBC Music Magazine