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Handel, Vivaldi and Monteverdi: Arias and concertos with Magdalena Kožená and Anna Fusek

Arias and concertos from the Baroque period composers George Frideric Handel, Antonio Vivaldi and Claudio Monteverdi. Magdalena Kožená: mezzo-soprano, Anna Fusek: flautino. Czech early music orchestra and choir Collegium 1704 conducted by Andrea Marcon.
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Vivaldi – Concerto for Viola d’amore and Lute in D minor, RV 540 (Il Giardino Armonico)

Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico (The Harmonious Garden) performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto for Viola d’amore and Lute in D minor, RV 540. Soloists: Enrico Onofri (Viola d’amore), Luca Pianca (lute).
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Vivaldi – Concerto in D minor, RV 566

Conducted by Leonardo Muzii, the Baroque Orchesta of the Early Music Department of Geneva University of Music (Orchestre Baroque Département de Musique Ancienne, Haute école de musique de Genève -HEM- Genève) performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto in D minor, RV 566. Recorded live on February 3, 2013 at Temple de la Fusterie, Genève.
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Vivaldi – La tempesta di mare (flute concerto) – Il Giardino Armonico

Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico (the Harmonious Garden) performs Antonio Vivaldi’s La tempesta di mare (“The Storm at Sea”), a flute concerto in F Major (RV 433; P. 261), the first of Six Flute Concertos, Op. 10, published in the late 1720s. From the 25th anniversary of the ensemble in the summer of 2010 at the Residence Wurzburg. Conductor and recorder: Giovanni Antonini.
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Vivaldi – Chamber Concerto in sol minor, RV 104 (Il Giardino Armonico)

Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico (the Harmonious Garden) performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Chamber Concerto in sol minor, “La Notte” (alternative numbering: RV 439, Flute Concerto No. 2 – Six Flute Concertos). Soloists: Giovanni Antonini (flauto), Alberto Grazzi (bassoon).
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Vivaldi: Winter (the Four Seasons) – Cynthia Freivogel and Voices of Music

San Francisco based early music ensemble Voices of Music and the American violinist Cynthia Miller Freivogel who specialized in both baroque and modern violin perform Antonio Vivaldi’s “Winter” from the Four Seasons. The piece was performed on original period instruments.
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Bach – Concerto for Violin and Oboe in c minor, BWV 1060R (Il Gardellino)

Belgian baroque ensemble Il Gardellino performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe in c minor, BWV 1060R. While the existing score is in the form of a concerto for harpsichord and strings (BWV 1060), Bach scholars believe it to be a transcription of a lost double concerto in D minor; a reconstructed arrangement of this concerto for two violins or violin and oboe is classified as BWV 1060R.
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Excerpts from “Vivaldi in Venedig” (Venice Baroque Orchestra)

Excerpts from the 2013 Swiss documentary film directed by Richard Dindo: “Vivaldi in Venedig” (Vivaldi in Venice). The Venice Baroque orchestra, founded by Andrea Marcon (born in Treviso in 1963), performs religious and secular music composed by Vivaldi at a variety of magnificent places in Venice, illustrated with paintings by Canaletto and photographs of the beautiful Venice.
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Vivaldi – Lute concerto in D Major (Il Giardino Armonico)

Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico (English: the Harmonious Garden) performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Lute concerto in D major, RV 93, is one of four works featuring the solo lute written by the Italian baroque composer. Lute: Luca Pianca.
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