Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in E Minor [Klaudia Abramczuk]

Accompanied by the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music Orchestra, the Polish bassoonist Klaudia Abramczuk performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Bassoon Concerto in E Minor, RV 484. Conductor: Marta Kluczyńska. Recorded during the 3rd Polish Nationwide Music Schools’ Symphonic Orchestras Competition in 2015.

Händel: As Steals the Morn [Amanda Forsythe, Thomas Cooley, Voices of Music]

Accompanied by the award-winning early music ensemble Voices of Music, the American light lyric soprano Amanda Forsythe and the American tenor Thomas Cooley perform Georg Friedrich Händel‘s “As Steals the Morn”, an aria from the 1743 oratorio, “L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato” (The Cheerful, the Thoughtful, and the Moderate Man). Marc Schachman and Anna …

Bach: Oboe Concerto in F major, BWV 1053R [Emma Black, Netherlands Bach Society]

Accompanied by the Netherlands Bach Society, the oldest ensemble for Baroque music in the Netherlands, the Australian oboist Emma Black performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Oboe Concerto in F major, BWV 1053R. Recorded for the project All of Bach on December 6th, 2019 at Stadsgehoorzaal, Leiden.

Bach: Lute Suite in C minor, BWV 997 [Evangelina Mascardi, Baroque Lute]

One of the most prominent lute players on the international scene, the Argentine lutenist, guitarist, and theorbist Evangelina Mascardi performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Lute Suite in C minor, BWV 997. Recorded in Mondovì (Cuneo) on 26 February 2021 at the headquarters of the Academia Montis Regalis by Edoardo Lambertenghi and Alma Zeccara. Baroque Lute made …

Maxim Vengerov and Daughter perform “Adagio” from Alessandro Marcello’s Oboe Concerto

Classical violinist Maxim Vengerov and his daughter Lisa Vengerova perform the second movement, “Adagio” from the Baroque composer Alessandro Marcello’s Oboe Concerto in D minor, S D935. Recorded in April 2020 during the Covid19 lockdowns.

What does RV stand for Vivaldi? [Explained]

RV is the abbreviation of “Ryom-Verzeichnis”, the established inventory of Antonio Vivaldi’s music, devised by the Danish musicologist Peter Ryom (born 31 May 1937 in Copenhagen). Verzeichnis is the German word for catalog. So it can be translated as “Peter Ryom’s catalog of the works of Antonio Vivaldi”.

Dowland: In Darkness Let Me Dwell [Jaroussky, Garcia]

French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and the Franco-Spanish classical guitarist Thibaut Garcia perform “In darkness let me dwell”, a beautiful song ascribed to the lutenist and composer John Dowland (1563-1626). Published in 1610, late in Dowland’s career, the song shows the influence of Italian music of the early Baroque.

Vivaldi: Four Seasons [Complete, Voices of Music]

Award-winning San Francisco-based early music ensemble Voices of Music performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (Italian: Le quattro stagioni), a group of four violin concertos, each of which gives musical expression to a season of the year. Soloists (violin): Alana Youssefian (spring), Miller Freivogel (summer and winter), and Carla Moore (autumn). The ensemble performs on original …