Antonio Vivaldi

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Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (Italian: [anˈtɔːnjo ˈluːtʃo viˈvaldi]; 4 March 1678 – 28 July 1741) was an Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric. Born in Venice, he is recognized as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and his influence during his lifetime was widespread across Europe. He composed many instrumental concertos, for the violin and a variety of other instruments, as well as sacred choral works and more than forty operas. His best-known work is a series of violin concertos known as The Four Seasons.

Many of his compositions were written for the female music ensemble of the Ospedale della Pietà, a home for abandoned children where Vivaldi (who had been ordained as a Catholic priest) was employed from 1703 to 1715 and from 1723 to 1740. Vivaldi also had some success with expensive stagings of his operas in Venice, Mantua and Vienna. After meeting the Emperor Charles VI, Vivaldi moved to Vienna, hoping for preferment. However, the Emperor died soon after Vivaldi's arrival, and Vivaldi himself died less than a year later in poverty.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 Concerti da camera, Volume 4 Antonio Vivaldi; Il giardino armonico 1
1993 Concerti per viola d'amore Antonio Vivaldi; Nane Calabrese, I Solisti Veneti, Claudio Scimone 2
1993 Concerti: RV 133 281 286 407 511 531 541 Antonio Vivaldi; Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi 1
1993 De fire årstider (I Virtuosi di Roma feat. conductor: Renato Fasano, violin: Renato Fasano) Antonio Vivaldi 2 2
1993 Flute and Piccolo Concertos Antonio Vivaldi; Hans-Martin Linde 1
1993 Flute Concertos Vivaldi; Budapest Strings, Károly Botvay, Zoltán Gyöngyössy 1
1993 Jean-Pierre Rampal plays Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and more Vivaldi; Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Jean-Pierre Rampal 1
1993 La tempesta di mare / La notte / Le quattro stagioni Antonio Vivaldi; I Solisti dell'Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, Riccardo Muti, Giulio Franzetti 3
1993 Le Quattro Stagioni, Violin Concerto, Double Concerto Antonio Vivaldi; Jindřich Pazdera, František Figura, Accademia Ziliniana 2
1993 Mad About Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi 2
1993 Oboe Concertos Antonio Vivaldi; Stephen Hammer, Frank de Bruine, Christopher Hogwood, Academy of Ancient Music 1
1993 Oboe Concertos Vivaldi; Pierre Pierlot, I Solisti Veneti, Claudio Scimone 1
1993 Oboe Sonatas Antonio Vivaldi & Nicolas Chédeville; Paul Goodwin 1
1993 Recorder Concerti Vivaldi; Peter Holtslag, The Parley of Instruments 1
1993 Six Flute Concerti, Op. 10 / Flute Concerto in C minor Vivaldi; The Orchestra of St. John's, Smith Square, John Lubbock, Robert Stallman 1
1993 The Four Seasons Antonio Vivaldi; Orchestra "Classic Music Studio", St. Petersburg, Vladislav Gluz, Igor Romanyuk 2
1993 Violin Concertos Vivaldi; Béla Bánfalvi, Budapest Strings, Károly Botvay 1
1993 Vivaldi / Albinoni / Sammartini / Baston Vivaldi, Albinoni, Sammartini, Baston; Camerata Bariloche 1
1993 Vivaldi's Revenge: The New Four Seasons Antonio Vivaldi; Pierre Saint-Denis, Ilan Rechtman 1
1994 Baroque Violin Concertos Bach, Vivaldi 1
1994 Vêpres pour la Nativité de la Vierge Antonio Vivaldi; La Maîtrise Boréale, La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy, Jean-Claude Malgoire 5 2
1994 Vivaldi Concerti and Other Works Antonio Vivaldi; Eliot Fisk, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Albert Fuller, Frederic Hand, Louise Schulman 1
1994 Oboe Concerti, Volume 2 Antonio Vivaldi; Stefan Schilli, Failoni Chamber Orchestra, Pier Giorgio Morandi 1
1994 The Four Seasons (Spring-Winter) / Concerto per archi e basso continuo (Alla Rustica) / Concerto grosso op. 3 No. 8 in A Minor Antonio Vivaldi 1
1994 Guitar, Two Guitar and Viola and Guitar Concertos Antonio Vivaldi; Prague Chamber Orchestra, Lubomír Brabec, Martin Mysliveček, Lubomír Malý 1
1994 Concertos for Two Violins, String Orchestra and Basso Continuo Antonio Vivaldi; Josef Suk, Oldřich Vlček, Virtuosi di Praga 1
1994 Gloria / Magnificat Antonio Vivaldi; Taverner Consort and Players, Andrew Parrott 2
1994 Opera Arias and Sinfonias (The Brandenburg Consort feat. conductor: Roy Goodman, soprano: Emma Kirkby) Antonio Vivaldi 2
1994 Famous Baroque Concerti Bach, Handel, Vivaldi; Budapest Strings 1
1994 6 Cello Sonatas Vivaldi; Pieter Wispelwey, Florilegium 1
1994 A Violin Festival Antonio Vivaldi; New Classical Orchestra, Alexander Titov 1
1994 Cello Sonatas Vivaldi; Ofra Harnoy, Colin Tilney 2
1994 Klassik für Kids - Viva Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi 1
1994 Pachelbel: Canon / Bach / Handel / Vivaldi / Corelli / Marcello Pachelbel, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Corelli, Marcello; Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood 1
1994 The Four Seasons Antonio Vivaldi; London Symphony Orchestra Strings 1
1994 Vivaldi Concerti and Baroque Trumpet Music Vivaldi, Alberti, Albinoni, Corelli, Purcell, Scarlatti, Torelli; John Wallace, The Philharmonia 1
1994 Vivaldi: Gloria / Pergolesi: Stabat Mater Antonio Vivaldi, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi; Nikolaus Harnoncourt 1
1995 Die Vier Jahreszeiten (disc 2) Vivaldi, Corelli; I Solisti di Zagreb 1
1995 Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Kreisler: Concerto in the Style of Vivaldi Vivaldi, Kreisler; Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Gil Shaham 4
1995 Les quatre saisons et concertos pour guitare Antonio Vivaldi; Orchestre de Chambre de Toulouse, Alain Moglia, Hugues Navez 1
1995 L'Estro Armonico, Op. 3 (complete) Vivaldi; I Musici, Roberto Michelucci 1
1995 Cello Concerti, Volume 1: RV 389, 399, 404, 406, 410, 419 Vivaldi; Raphael Wallfisch, City of London Sinfonia, Nicholas Kraemer 1
1995 Sacred Music 1 Vivaldi; Susan Gritton, Lisa Milne, Catherine Denley, Lynton Atkinson, David Wilson-Johnson, The King's Consort, Robert King 1
1995 Le Quattro Stagioni Antonio Vivaldi; Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott 1
1995 Cello Concerti, Volume 4: RV 405, 411, 414, 416, 417, 420, 421 Vivaldi; Raphael Wallfisch, City of London Sinfonia, Nicholas Kraemer 1
1995 Wind Concerti Antonio Vivaldi; City of London Sinfonia, Nicholas Kraemer 1
1995 Cello Concerti, Volume 3: RV 402, 403, 407, 409, 418, 423, 424 Vivaldi; Raphael Wallfisch, City of London Sinfonia, Nicholas Kraemer 1
1995 Oboe Concertos Antonio Vivaldi; Hansjörg Schellenberger, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra 1
1995 Violin Concertos from "L'estro armonico" & "La Stravaganza" Antonio Vivaldi; The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock 1
1995 "Manchester" Sonatas, Volume 1: Nos. 1-6 (Romanesca) Antonio Vivaldi 1
1995 "Manchester" Sonatas, Volume 2: Nos. 7-12 (Romanesca) Antonio Vivaldi 1
1995 Stabat Mater Antonio Vivaldi; Andreas Scholl, Ensemble 415, Chiara Banchini 1
1995 7 Bassoon Concertos Vivaldi; Klaus Thunemann, I Musici 1
1995 Baroque Vivaldi: Concertos / Le quattro stagioni Vivaldi 1
1995 BBC Music: The Concerto Arcangelo Corelli, Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven 1
1995 Concerti pour Hautbois, Basson et Cordes Antonio Vivaldi; Alfredo Bernardini, Josep Borràs, L’armonia e l’Inventione 1
1995 Concertos Antonio Vivaldi; Ángel Romero, Academy of St Martin in the Fields 1
1995 Frans Brüggen Edition, vol. 8: Vivaldi Chamber Concertos Antonio Vivaldi; Frans Brüggen 1
1995 Glorias Antonio Vivaldi; The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, George Guest 1
1995 Il Proteo: Double and Triple Concertos Antonio Vivaldi; Christophe Coin, Il giardino armonico 1
1995 Juditha Triumphans: Sacrum Militare Oratorium in Two Parts Antonio Vivaldi; Coro dell’Accademia filarmonica Romana, Luigi Colacicchi, Orchestra da camera dell’Angelicum di Milano, Alberto Zedda 1
1995 Le Humane Passioni Antonio Vivaldi; Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca, Giuliano Carmignola 1
1995 Maestro de' Concerti Antonio Vivaldi; Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott 1
1995 Oeuvres Sacrées: Stabat mater / Beatus vir / Gloria Vivaldi; La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy, Jean-Claude Malgoire 1
1995 The Compleat Four Seasons Antonio Vivaldi; Arnie Roth, Patrick Stewart, Musica Anima 1
1995 The Four Seasons Vivaldi; Franco Gulli, I Filarmonica del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Riccardo Chailly 1
1995 Viola d’amore Concertos Vivaldi; Catherine Mackintosh, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment 2
1995 Violin Concertos Vivaldi; Mariana Sîrbu, I Musici 1
1995 Vivaldi (Salzburg Baroque Orchestra feat. conductor: Hans Jürgen Walther) Antonio Vivaldi 1
1996 Unforgettable Classics: The Four Seasons Antonio Vivaldi 1
1996 Le Quattro Stagioni (The Four Seasons) Antonio Vivaldi; Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Andrew Manze, Ton Koopman 3
1996 Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez / Concierto Andaluz / Vivaldi: Guitar Concertos Joaquín Rodrigo, Antonio Vivaldi; San Antonio Symphony, Victor Alessandro, The Romeros 1
1996 Baroque Concertos Antonio Vivaldi, Arcangelo Corelli, Alessandro Marcello, Lionardo Oronzo Salvatore de Leo; I Virtuosi di Roma, Renato Fasano 1
1996 Die vier Jahreszeiten Vivaldi; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown 1
1996 Gondeln im Sturm Antonio Vivaldi; I Musici 1
1996 6 Concerti a due violini Antonio Vivaldi; Giovanni Guglielmo, L'Arte dell'Arco 2
1996 A Vivaldi Concert Antonio Vivaldi; Chicago Baroque Ensemble, Patrice Michaels Bedi 1
1996 Bassoon Concertos, Volume One Antonio Vivaldi; Daniel Smith, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger 1
1996 Bassoon Concertos, Volume Two Antonio Vivaldi; Daniel Smith, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger 1
1996 Concerti con Molti Strumenti: Chalumeaux & clarinettes intégrale Antonio Vivaldi; Ensemble Matheus, Jean-Christophe Spinosi 1
1996 Concerti per molti istromenti Antonio Vivaldi; Modo Antiquo, Federico Maria Sardelli 1
1996 Golden Touch Classics: Antonio Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi & Slovak Chamber Orchestra 1
1996 Il cimento dell’armonia e dell’inventione, op. 8 Vivaldi; Il giardino armonico 1
1996 Konzerte für Soloinstrumente Antonio Vivaldi; Burkhard Glaetzner, Werner Erhardt, Lajos Mayer, Ludwig Güttler 1
1996 L’estro armonico, op. 3 Vivaldi; I Virtuosi di Roma, Renato Fasano 1
1996 La Cetra: 12 Concerti, Op. 9 Antonio Vivaldi; I Solisti Italiani 2
1996 Lifescapes: Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi 1
1996 Música barroca italiana Antonio Vivaldi, Arcangelo Corelli, Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni; I solisti di Zagreb 1
1996 The Four Seasons Antonio Vivaldi; Veronika String Quartet 1
1996 The Royal Philharmonic Collection: Vivaldi, Pachelbel, Bach Vivaldi, Pachelbel, Bach; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jonathan Carney 3
1997 Cello Concertos, Volume 4 Antonio Vivaldi; Ofra Harnoy, Toronto Chamber Orchestra, Paul Robinson 1
1997 Concerti per le Solennità Antonio Vivaldi; Giuliano Carmignola, Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca 1
1997 Concerti for Strings Antonio Vivaldi; Accademia I Filarmonici, Alberto Martini 1
1997 Dresden Concerti, Vol. 1 Antonio Vivaldi; Alberto Martini, Accademia I Filarmonici 1
1997 Dresden Concerti, Volume 2 Antonio Vivaldi; Accademia I Filarmonici, Alberto Martini, Roberto Baraldi 1
1997 Famous Concerti for Two Trumpets, Oboe, Violins, Cello, Mandolins Antonio Vivaldi 1
1997 Dresden Concerti, Vol. 3 Vivaldi; Marco Fornaciari, Accademia I Filarmonici, Alberto Martini 1
1997 Gloria / Nulla in mundo pax sincera / Nisi Dominus / Cantatas Vivaldi; Kirkby, Bott, Nelson, Watkinson, Bowman, Preston, Hogwood 1
1997 6 Violin Concertos, op. 12 Vivaldi; Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood, Pavlo Beznosiuk 1
1997 Bassoon Concertos, Volume Five Antonio Vivaldi; Daniel Smith, Zagreb Soloists, Tonko Ninić 1

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