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.
Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op. 8, RV 297, “L’inverno” (Winter)
- Allegro non molto
- Largo is written in rich, five-part counterpoint in which the violins provide chordal, plucked arpeggios against a fast moving, bowed solo cello part, while the violin sounds an expressive melody above all the different textures.
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Hanneke van Proosdij & David Tayler, directors
Maria Caswell, baroque viola, anonymous, Mittenwald, c1800
Cynthia Miller Freivogel, baroque violin by Johann Paul Schorn, Salzburg, Austria, 1715
Lisa Grodin, baroque violin by Paulo Antonio Testore, Larga di Milano, Italy, 1736
Katherine Heater, baroque organ by Winold van der Putten, Finsterwolde, Netherlands, 2004, after early 18th-century northern German instruments
Carla Moore, baroque violin by Johann Georg Thir, Vienna, Austria, 1754
Maxine Nemerovski, baroque violin by Timothy Johnson, Indiana, 1999 (after Stradivarius)
Farley Pearce, violone by George Stoppani, Manchester, 1985, after Amati, 1560
Hanneke van Proosdij, harpsichord
Elisabeth Reed, baroque cello, anonymous, 1673
David Tayler, archlute by Andreas von Holst, Munich, 2012
after Magno Tieffenbrucker, Venice, c1610
Tanya Tomkins, baroque cello, Lockey Hill, London, England, 1798
Gabrielle Wunsch, baroque violin by Lorenzo Carcassi, Florence, Italy, 1765
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