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.
Early music ensemble Voice of Music performs Alessandro Grandi’s Venetian Christmas Vespers, Confitebor tibi Domine. Directors: Hanneke van Proosdij & David Tayler.
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.
Conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, the Austrian baroque music ensemble Concentus Musicus Wien and the Soloists of the Tölzer Knabenchor perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Weihnachts Oratorium (Christmas Oratorio) BWV 248. This recording dates from 1982 at the Thomaskirche (St. Thomas Church) in Leipzig, Germany.
Anna Fusek and “Capella Anna” play concertos for flute and strings by two Baroque era giants: Johann Sebastian Bach and Antonio Vivaldi. Block flute (recorder) and conductor: Anna Fusek.
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.
The legendary cellist 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 the instrument.
San Francisco-based early music ensemble Voices of Music performs Pachelbel’s Canon in D Major with period instruments. 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.
Chilean music group Quilapayún plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Rondeau”, Orchestral Suite No.2 in B minor, BWV 1067, Movement 2/7, with Latin American musical instruments.
The vocal quintet “Carmel A-Cappella” sings the first movement (Allegro) of Antonio Vivaldi’s “Spring” from the “Four Seasons“. “Carmel A-Cappella” is a vocal quintet containing five female singers ensemble from Haifa, Israel, who specializes in unaccompanied polyphonic music (a-cappella). The musical director and arranger of the quintet is the musician Mrs. Shula Erez. Singers: Maya …