Itzhak Perlman plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s Partita for Violin No. 2, BWV 1004. The piece, which includes the famous “Chaconne” was written between 1717 and 1720. Live recording from Saint John’s Smith Square, London (1978).
Category Archives: Baroque Period
Bach: Cantatas [Damien Guillon, Le Banquet Céleste]
Accompanied by his own Baroque music ensemble Le Banquet Céleste, the French countertenor Damien Guillon sings cantatas from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Ich habe genug, BWV 82, and Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, BWV 170 . Gullon also conducts the orchestra.
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater Dolorósa (Scheen, Guillon)
Belgian classical soprano Céline Scheen and the French countertenor Damien Guillon performs Stabat Mater Dolorósa from Italian Baroque composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s sacred work Stabat Mater. Le Banquet Celeste ensemble, conductor: Damien Guillon. Directed by François Goetghebeur and Broadcasted by Mezzo, 2009.
Vivaldi: La Follia [Voices of Music]
Voices of Music presents “La Follia: A Baroque Pageant”, a beautiful performance of the 12th of Antonio Vivaldi’s Twelve Trio Sonatas, Op. 1. Sonata No. 12 in D minor “La Follia”, RV 63.
Andrea Falconieri: Folias (La Folia), Voices of Music
San Francisco-based early music ensemble Voices of Music plays Italian composer and lutenist Andrea Falconieri’s Folias (La Folia), with the original instruments. Recorded at the “Art of the Recorder” concert, February 2014.
Bach: Matthäus-Passion [Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Herreweghe]
Conducted by Philippe Herreweghe, Collegium Vocale Gent choir & orchestra perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Matthäus-Passion (St Matthew’s Passion) BWV 244. Recorded in 2010.
Vivaldi: Mandolin Concerto in C Major [Il Giardino Armonico]
Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico performs one of the most famous mandolin pieces; Antonio Vivaldi’s Mandolin Concerto in C major, RV 425. Mandolin: Duilio Galfetti. A really good rendition, enjoy!
Philippe Jaroussky sings Baroque Arias at Versailles
Accompanied by the Ensemble Artaserse, French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky sings Baroque Arias during a great concert recorded by MEZZO TV at the palace of Versailles, Paris. Recorded on June 17, 2009.
Grandi: Venetian Christmas Vespers, Confitebor tibi Domine (Voices of Music)
Early music ensemble Voice of Music performs Alessandro Grandi’s Venetian Christmas Vespers, Confitebor tibi Domine. Directors: Hanneke van Proosdij & David Tayler.
Corelli: Christmas concerto [Freiburger Barockorchester]
German baroque orchestra Freiburger Barockorchester (Freiburg Baroque Orchestra) plays Arcangelo Corelli’s Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8, also commonly known as the Christmas Concerto.