A guitar recital from the Croatian virtuosa classical guitarist Ana Vidović. She plays Paganini, Bach, Ponce, Walton and Torroba. Enjoy.
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Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico plays one of the most famous mandolin pieces; Antonio Vivaldi’s Mandolin Concerto in C major, RV 425. A really good rendition, enjoy!
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French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky sings Baroque Arias with his own L’Ensemble Artaserse during a great concert recorded by MEZZO TV at the palace of Versailles, Paris on June 17, 2009.
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Voice of Music perform Alessandro Grandi’s Venetian Christmas Vespers, Confitebor tibi Domine. Directors: Hanneke van Proosdij & David Tayler.
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German baroque orchestra Freiburger Barockorchester (Freiburg Baroque Orchestra) play Arcangelo Corelli’s Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8, known commonly as the Christmas Concerto.
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Johann Sebastian Bach’s Weihnachts Oratorium (Christmas Oratorio) BWV 248. Monteverdi Choir with English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner. It is performed in Herderkirche, Weimar, in a beautiful church where this work was originally performed.
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Anna Fusek and “Capella Anna” play Concertos for flute and strings by two Baroque era giants: Johann Sebastian Bach and Antonio Vivaldi. Flute (recorder) and conductor: Anna Fusek.
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BBC Proms “Bach Day”, 14th August 2010, Saturday. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Albert Hall, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and The English Baroque Soloists at Cadogan Hall, London.
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Mstislav Rostropovich plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suites, The Six suites for unaccompanied cello, probably the most frequently performed and recognizable solo compositions ever written for cello.
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San Francisco based renaissance and baroque music ensemble Voices of Music perform Pachelbel’s Canon in D Major. The piece remained forgotten for centuries like most other works by Pachelbel and other pre-1700 composers, and was rediscovered only in the 20th century, and became extremely popular.
Note: The baroque pitch used here; A=415.3 Hz; modern pitch is usually 440 Hz. So it sounds like D-flat here. The Voices of Music version based on the earliest original manuscript and performed on instruments from the time of the German composer, organist and teacher Johann Pachelbel (baptised September 1, 1653 – buried March 9, 1706).
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