Tracklist

CD 1: The Four Seasons
# Title Rating Length
1 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in E major, Op. 8 No. 1, RV 269 "La primavera": I. Allegro 3:07
2 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in E major, Op. 8 No. 1, RV 269 "La primavera": II. Largo e pianissimo sempre 2:42
3 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in E major, Op. 8 No. 1, RV 269 "La primavera": III. Danza pastorale: Allegro 4:20
4 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in G minor, Op. 8 No. 2, RV 315 "L'estate": I. Allegro non molto 5:10
5 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in G minor, Op. 8 No. 2, RV 315 "L'estate": II. Adagio 2:05
6 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in G minor, Op. 8 No. 2, RV 315 "L'estate": III. Presto 2:33
7 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in F major, Op. 8 No. 3, RV 293 "L'autunno": I. Allegro 5:25
8 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in F major, Op. 8 No. 3, RV 293 "L'autunno": II. Adagio molto 2:55
9 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in F major, Op. 8 No. 3, RV 293 "L'autunno": III. Allegro 3:43
10 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in F minor, Op. 8 No. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno": I. Allegro non molto 3:03
11 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in F minor, Op. 8 No. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno": II. Largo 2:27
12 Le quattro stagioni: Concerto in F minor, Op. 8 No. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno": III. Allegro 3:05
13 Concerto for 3 violins in F major, RV 551: I. Allegro 4:30
14 Concerto for 3 violins in F major, RV 551: II. Andante 2:16
15 Concerto for 3 violins in F major, RV 551: III. Allegro 3:16
16 L'estro armonico: Concerto for 4 violins in B minor, Op. 3 No. 10, RV 580: I. Allegro 3:53
17 L'estro armonico: Concerto for 4 violins in B minor, Op. 3 No. 10, RV 580: II. Largo 2:49
18 L'estro armonico: Concerto for 4 violins in B minor, Op. 3 No. 10, RV 580: III. Allegro 3:31
CD 2: Vivaldi in Venice
# Title Rating Length
1 Concerto for 2 trumpets in C major, RV 537: I. Allegro 2:55
2 Concerto for 2 trumpets in C major, RV 537: II. Largo 1:22
3 Concerto for 2 trumpets in C major, RV 537: III. Allegro 2:47
4 Oboe Concerto in C major, RV 447: I. Allegro 5:14
5 Oboe Concerto in C major, RV 447: II. Larghetto 4:08
6 Oboe Concerto in C major, RV 447: III. Minuetto 5:05
7 Cello Concerto in C minor, RV 401: I. Allegro non molto 4:26
8 Cello Concerto in C minor, RV 401: II. Adagio 3:30
9 Cello Concerto in C minor, RV 401: III. Allegro ma non molto 3:13
10 Bassoon Concerto in B flat, RV 502: I. Allegro 3:16
11 Bassoon Concerto in B flat, RV 502: II. Largo 5:41
12 Bassoon Concerto in B flat, RV 502: III. Allegro 2:49
13 L'estro armonico: Concerto for 2 violins in A minor, Op. 3 No. 8, RV 522: I. Allegro 3:23
14 L'estro armonico: Concerto for 2 violins in A minor, Op. 3 No. 8, RV 522: II. Larghetto e spiritoso 4:12
15 L'estro armonico: Concerto for 2 violins in A minor, Op. 3 No. 8, RV 522: III. Allegro 3:07
CD 3: Vivaldi and the Concerto
# Title Rating Length
1 Concerto for 2 mandolins in G major, RV 532: I. Allegro 3:58
2 Concerto for 2 mandolins in G major, RV 532: II. Andante 2:46
3 Concerto for 2 mandolins in G major, RV 532: III. Allegro 3:20
4 Mandolin Concerto in C major, RV 425: I. Allegro 3:10
5 Mandolin Concerto in C major, RV 425: II. Largo 2:53
6 Mandolin Concerto in C major, RV 425: III. Allegro 2:10
7 Violin Concerto in C major, RV 581 "per la Santissima Assenzione di Maria Vergine": I. Adagio e staccato – Allegro 5:28
8 Violin Concerto in C major, RV 581 "per la Santissima Assenzione di Maria Vergine": II. Largo 2:58
9 Violin Concerto in C major, RV 581 "per la Santissima Assenzione di Maria Vergine": III. Allegro 5:00
10 Flute Concerto in G minor, RV 439 "La notte": Largo - Presto (Fantasmi) - Largo - Presto - Largo (Il sonno) - Allegro 8:13
11 Concerto in G minor, RV 577 "per l'Orchestra di Dresda": I. Allegro 3:57
12 Concerto in G minor, RV 577 "per l'Orchestra di Dresda": II. Largo non molto 2:09
13 Concerto in G minor, RV 577 "per l'Orchestra di Dresda": III. Allegro 3:45
14 Concerto in C major, RV 556 "per la solennità di San Lorenzo": I. Largo – Allegro molto 5:43
15 Concerto in C major, RV 556 "per la solennità di San Lorenzo": II. Largo e cantabile 2:30
16 Concerto in C major, RV 556 "per la solennità di San Lorenzo": III. Allegro 4:52
CD 4: Cantatas and Sonatas
# Title Rating Length
1 Cantata, RV 684 "Cessate, omai cessate" 11:57
2 Sonata for cello and basso continuo in G minor, RV 42: Preludio: Largo - Allemanda: Andante - Sarabanda: Largo - Giga: Allegro 10:44
3 Sonata for 2 violins and basso continuo in D minor, RV 63 "La follia": Tema con 19 variazioni 9:30
4 Sinfonia in B minor, RV 169 "Al Santo Sepolcro": Adagio molto - Allegro, ma poco 2:53
5 Gloria, RV 637: Introduction "Cur sagittas, cur tela, cur faces" 8:48
6 Salve Regina, RV 616 13:44
7 Miserere, RV 641: Introduction "Non in pratis aut in hortis" 17:08
CD 5: Gloria
# Title Rating Length
1 Gloria, RV 589: I. Gloria in excelsis Deo 2:29
2 Gloria, RV 589: II. Et in terra pax 4:47
3 Gloria, RV 589: III. Laudamus te 2:32
4 Gloria, RV 589: IV. Gratias agimus tibi 0:28
5 Gloria, RV 589: V. Propter magnam gloriam tuam 0:54
6 Gloria, RV 589: VI. Domine Deus 2 3:24
7 Gloria, RV 589: VII. Domine Fili unigenite 2:18
8 Gloria, RV 589: VIII. Domine Deus, Agnus Dei 4:39
9 Gloria, RV 589: IX. Qui tollis peccata mundi 1:11
10 Gloria, RV 589: X. Qui sedes ad dexteram patris 2:30
11 Gloria, RV 589: XI. Quoniam tu solus sanctus 0:51
12 Gloria, RV 589: XII. Cum sancto spiritu 3:03
13 Motet, RV 626 "In furore": I. In furore giustissimae irae 4:31
14 Motet, RV 626 "In furore": II. Miserationem Pater piissime 0:37
15 Motet, RV 626 "In furore": III. Tunc meus fletus 4:01
16 Motet, RV 626 "In furore": IV. Alleluia 1:42
17 Stabat Mater, RV 621: I. Stabat Mater dolorosa 3:18
18 Stabat Mater, RV 621: II. Cujus animam 1:47
19 Stabat Mater, RV 621: III. O quam tristis 1:34
20 Stabat Mater, RV 621: IV. Qui est homo 3:09
21 Stabat Mater, RV 621: V. Quis non posset 1:54
22 Stabat Mater, RV 621: VI. Pro peccatis 1:33
23 Stabat Mater, RV 621: VII. Eja Mater 2:26
24 Stabat Mater, RV 621: VIII. Fac ut ardeat 1:19
25 Stabat Mater, RV 621: IX. Amen 1:10
CD 6: Vivaldi at the Opera
# Title Rating Length
1 Ottone in villa, RV 719: Aria: L'ombre, l'aure, e ancora il rio 7:20
2 Ottone in villa, RV 719: Aria: Gelosia, tu già rendi l'alma mia 3:07
3 Bajazet, RV 703: Aria: Del destin non dee lagnarsi 3:38
4 Bajazet, RV 703: Aria: Nasce rosa lusinghiera 3:54
5 Bajazet, RV 703: Aria: Barbaro traditor 3:36
6 Bajazet, RV 703: Aria: Qual guerriero in campo armato 7:37
7 Laudate pueri Dominum, RV 600: I. Laudate pueri Dominum 2:03
8 Laudate pueri Dominum, RV 600: II. Sit nomen Domini 3:33
9 Laudate pueri Dominum, RV 600: III. A solis ortu usque ad occasum 1:50
10 Laudate pueri Dominum, RV 600: IV. Excelsus super omnes 3:35
11 Laudate pueri Dominum, RV 600: V. Qui sicut Dominus Deus 1:30
12 Laudate pueri Dominum, RV 600: VI. Suscitans a terra inopem 1:40
13 Laudate pueri Dominum, RV 600: VII. Ut collocet eum 1:44
14 Laudate pueri Dominum, RV 600: VIII. Gloria Patri et Filio 3:36
15 Laudate pueri Dominum, RV 600: IX. Laudate pueri Dominum 1:42
16 Laudate pueri Dominum, RV 600: X. Amen 2:06
17 Il giustino, RV 717: Aria: All'armi, o guerrieri! 1:11
18 Il giustino, RV 717: Aria: Mio dolce amato sposo 6:51
19 Il giustino, RV 717: Duetto: Mio bel tesoro 1:15

Credits

CD 1: The Four Seasons

violin:
Christopher Warren‐Green (violinist and conductor) (1988-12) (tracks 1–12)
composer:
Antonio Vivaldi (tracks 13–15)
Antonio Vivaldi (1711) (tracks 16–18)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (tracks 1–12)
conductor:
Christopher Warren‐Green (violinist and conductor) (1988-12) (tracks 1–12)
Christopher Warren‐Green (violinist and conductor) (1990) (tracks 13–18)
engineer:
Keith Grant (classical recording engineer) (tracks 1–12)
orchestra:
London Chamber Orchestra (1988-12) (tracks 1–12)
London Chamber Orchestra (1990) (tracks 13–18)
producer:
Tim Handley (engineer/editor/producer) (tracks 1–12)
recorded at:
All Saints Church in Wallington, Sutton, London, England, United Kingdom (1988-12) (tracks 1–12)
arrangements:
Cosy (track 10)
Winter (Abridged electronic derivative of Vivaldi's Winter) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Otoño (Mocedades) (track 7)
Viva! (track 10)
later versions:
V (track 10)
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 2: Vivaldi in Venice

composer:
Antonio Vivaldi (tracks 1–12)
Antonio Vivaldi (1711) (tracks 13–15)
conductor:
Christopher Warren‐Green (violinist and conductor) (1989) (tracks 1–15)
orchestra:
London Chamber Orchestra (1989) (tracks 1–15)
part of:
Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major, RV 502 (movement) (tracks 10–12)
Concerto for Cello in C minor, RV 401 (movement) (tracks 7–9)
Oboe Concerto in C major, RV 447 (movement) (tracks 4–6)
recording of:

CD 3: Vivaldi and the Concerto

violin:
Fabio Biondi (violinist) (1992) (tracks 7–9)
mandolin:
Giovanni Scaramuzzino (mandolinist) (tracks 5–6)
mandolin [Mandoline]:
Giovanni Scaramuzzino (mandolinist) (2001-10-09 – 2001-10-12) (track 4)
balance engineer:
Alessandra Galleron (tracks 4–6)
composer:
Antonio Vivaldi (tracks 1–4, 4–5, 5–6, 6–16)
conductor:
Andrew Parrott (conductor) (1988) (tracks 10–16)
Fabio Biondi (violinist) (2001-10-09 – 2001-10-12) (tracks 4–6)
Fabio Biondi (violinist) (2002) (tracks 1–6)
editor:
Alessandra Galleron (tracks 4–6)
orchestra:
Taverner Players (1988) (tracks 10–16)
Il Seminario Musicale (1992) (tracks 7–9)
Europa Galante (2001-10-09 – 2001-10-12) (tracks 4–6)
Europa Galante (2002) (tracks 1–6)
performer:
Fabio Bondi (track 5)
producer:
Nicolas Bartholomée (tracks 4–6)
recorded at:
San Giovanni Evangelista in Parma, Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (2001-10-09 – 2001-10-12) (tracks 4–6)
part of:
Catalogo numerico-tematico delle opere strumentali (Antonio Vivaldi) (number: F. VI/13) (track 10)
Ryom-Verzeichnis (number: RV 439) (track 10)
arrangements:
orchestrations:
part of:
6 Flute Concertos, op. 10 (part of collection) (track 10)
Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425 (movement) (tracks 4, 4–5, 5–6, 6)
Concerto in G minor, RV 577 (movement) (tracks 11–13)
parts:
recording of:
Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425: I. Allegro (2001-10-09 – 2001-10-12) (track 4)
Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425: II. Largo (2001-10-09 – 2001-10-12) (track 5)
Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425: III. Allegro (2001-10-09 – 2001-10-12) (track 6)

CD 4: Cantatas and Sonatas

alto vocals:
Gérard Lesne (countertenor) (1992) (tracks 5–7)
composer:
Antonio Vivaldi (tracks 1–4, 6–7)
conductor:
Charles Medlam (cellist, viol player and conductor) (1986) (track 4)
Stephen Stubbs (1986) (track 2)
Stephen Stubbs (1996) (track 1)
lyricist:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 1)
orchestra:
London Baroque (founded 1978 by Charles Medlam) (1986) (track 4)
Teatro Lirico (1986) (track 2)
Il Seminario Musicale (1992) (tracks 5–7)
Teatro Lirico (1996) (track 1)
solo countertenor vocals:
Derek Lee Ragin (countertenor) (1996) (track 1)
part of:
Ryom-Verzeichnis (number: RV 42) (track 2)
Ryom-Verzeichnis (number: RV 63) (track 3)
Ryom-Verzeichnis (number: RV 169) (track 4)
Catalogo numerico-tematico delle opere strumentali (Antonio Vivaldi) (number: F. XI/7) (track 4)
Catalogo numerico-tematico delle opere strumentali (Antonio Vivaldi) (number: F. XIII/28) (track 3)
Catalogo numerico-tematico delle opere strumentali (Antonio Vivaldi) (number: F. XIV/9) (track 2)
Ryom-Verzeichnis (number: RV 616) (track 6)
Ryom-Verzeichnis (number: RV 641) (track 7)
Ryom-Verzeichnis (number: RV 684) (track 1)
arrangements:
is based on:
Folia (track 3)
part of:
12 Trio Sonatas, op. 1 (part of collection) (track 3)
parts:
recording of:
Sonata in G minor, RV 42 (1986) (track 2)

CD 5: Gloria

choir vocals:
Taverner Choir (1992-11) (tracks 1–12)
Taverner Consort (1992-11) (track 1)
composer:
Antonio Vivaldi (tracks 1–12, 17–25)
Antonio Vivaldi (1722 – 1724) (tracks 13–16)
conductor:
Andrew Parrott (conductor) (1992-11) (tracks 1–12)
Fabio Biondi (violinist) (2004) (tracks 13–16)
contralto vocals:
Margaret Cable (mezzo-soprano) (tracks 8, 10)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Alison Place (track 3)
orchestra:
Taverner Players (1992-11) (tracks 1–12)
Europa Galante (2004) (tracks 13–16)
soprano vocals:
Emily Van Evera (tracks 3, 6)
Patrizia Ciofi (2004) (tracks 13–16)
publisher:
Walton Music Ltd. (track 2)
recorded at:
St. Augustine’s Church (Kilburn, London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1992-11) (tracks 1–12)
part of:
In furore iustissimae irae, RV 626 (movement) (tracks 13–16)
Stabat Mater, RV 621 (movement) (tracks 17–25)
Gloria in D major, RV 589 (movement) (tracks 1–12)
recording of:

Release

ASIN:US: B000WEWIE0 [info]

Release Group

part of:100 Best (EMI Classics) (order: 9)