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Andrew Manze, Academy of Ancient Music - Geminiani: Concerti Grossi VII-XII (after Corelli, Op. 5) (2007)

Andrew Manze, Academy of Ancient Music - Geminiani: Concerti Grossi VII-XII (after Corelli, Op. 5) (2007)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | Digital Booklet | 01:12:08 | 178 MB
Genre: Baroque | Label: Harmonia Mundi

Harmonia Mundi's Geminiani: Concerti Grossi VII-XII (after Corelli, Op. 5) is a single disc excerpted from a larger set issued in 1999 including all of Geminiani's concerti based on models of Corelli. That set was, and is, something of an expensive proposition, but certainly a first-class choice for the music of Geminiani, for the way the Academy of Ancient Music sounds under the direction of Andrew Manze and as representative of late English Baroque music as a whole. This disc is a single-disc condensation drawn from the earlier set that comes, as an added bonus, with a thick catalog of Harmonia Mundi's active releases, and the asking price is modest.
Elizabeth Wallfisch, The Raglan Baroque Players, Nicholas Kraemer - Pietro Locatelli: Concerti Grossi, Op.1 (1995) Reissue 2014

Pietro Antonio Locatelli - Concerti Grossi, Op.1 (1995) 2CDs, Reissue 2014
The Raglan Baroque Players; Nicholas Kraemer, conductor; Elizabeth Wallfisch, violin

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 575 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 275 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDD22066 | Time: 01:53:27

The concerto grosso form was popularized by Corelli, and Locatelli’s Op 1 is a marvellous example of the genre: its solid craftsmanship, imaginative textures and exciting virtuosity bringing it into the top rank. These works are ravishingly performed here by The Raglan Baroque Players, Nicholas Kraemer and soloist Elizabeth Wallfisch.
Geminiani - Concerti Grossi (Sigiswald Kuijken, La Petite Bande) [2012 / 1984]

Geminiani - Concerti Grossi (Sigiswald Kuijken, La Petite Bande) [2012 / 1984]
Classical | EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers
Label: DHM | Catalog Number: 88691 95308 2 | 1cd, 280.78 MB

Kuijken was born in Dilbeek, near Brussels. He was a member of the Alarius Ensemble of Brussels between 1964 and 1972 and formed La Petite Bande in 1972. Since 1971 he has taught Baroque violin at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague and the Koninklijk Muziekconservatorium in Brussels. He is noted for using the older technique of resting the violin on the shoulder without a shoulder rest, rather than held under the chin. He is a member of the Kuijken String Quartet, which he formed in 1986. In recent years, he has also performed as conductor of symphonies of the Romantic era…
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Corelli - Concerti Grossi (Claudio Scimone) (2008/1986)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at July 6, 2016
Corelli - Concerti Grossi (Claudio Scimone) (2008/1986)

Corelli - Concerti Grossi (Claudio Scimone) (2008/1986)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | Dolby AC3, 6 ch | (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.26 Gb (DVD9) | 106 min
Classical | Medici arts

As a genre, the concerto grosso is virtually unique in its ability to capture the verve and elegance of baroque music. Its most outstanding exponent was Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713), whose principal concerti grossi are brought together in the present release. Recorded in the magnificent antique Basilica di San Marco in Rome, whose Baroque style dates back to the restorations of the 17th and 18th centuries, this DVD recreates a wonderful historical atmosphere. Played by I Solisti Veneti under their founder and director Claudio Scimone, this DVD also provides for an unforgettable musical experience thanks to the performers’ eminence in this repertory. Having won numerous awards including a Grammy Award and a Grand Prix du Disque, the ensemble and its conductor are excellent authorities in the field of historically authentic performance practice. Their concert performances are entertaining events for their audiences and on this DVD, we can enjoy them with various colourful baroque concertos and sonatas for violin and for trumpet – indulging in the music’s dramatic contrasts.
Handel - Concerti Grossi Op.6, Water Music, Music for the Royal Fireworks (Orpheus Chamber Orchestra) (2002)

Handel - Concerti Grossi Op.6, Water Music, Music for the Royal Fireworks (Orpheus Chamber Orchestra) (2002)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 1,05 GB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog N.: 471 758-2 | TT: 229:00

Handel’s two sets of concerti grossi have been mainstays of the Baroque orchestral repertoire for many years and therefore have been embraced by ensembles around the world. They are among the few remaining examples of concertos composed early in his career. The dozen concertos of Handel’s op. 6 have eclipsed the half-dozen of op. 3 in popularity. The purpose of the set was twofold: to serve as interval music in his operas and oratorios, and—via their publication—to ensure dissemination to the various concerto societies and venues of London. Handel solicits comparison to the Corellian model by titling the set Twelve Grand Concertos and by making use of a concertino of two violins, cello, and continuo, a combination that was extremely popular at the time.
Pieter Hellendaal - 6 Concerti Grossi Op. 3 (Roy Goodman) (1993)

Pieter Hellendaal - 6 Concerti Grossi Op. 3 (Roy Goodman) (1993)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 395 MB
Label: Channel Classics | Catalog N.: CCS 3492 | TT: 72:25

Pieter Hellendaal is one of those curiously elusive figures from the past, whose life, spent industriously in a musical backwater, left little impression on history, but whose surviving music, although modest in quantity, is of surprising quality. This is the first complete recording of his osagnificant Six Grand Concertos op. 3 (t75g), undoubtedly one of the finest sets of concerti grossi published in England during the eighteenth century, though surely one of the most unjustly neglected today. The son of a Rotterdam candle-maker, Ftellendaal's prodigious talents as a violinist were recognised at an early age when the Secretary of Amsterdam, Mattheus Lestevenon, sent bins (aged barely sixteen) to study in Italy with the virtuoso violinist and composer Guiseppe Tartium…
Corelli: Concerti Grossi Op. 6 - Beznosiuk, Avison Ensemble (2012)

Corelli: Concerti Grossi Op. 6 - Beznosiuk, Avison Ensemble (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 2 CDs | Full Scans | 628 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Linn Records | Catalog Number: 411

The release of Concerti Grossi Opus 6 marks the beginning of Linn and The Avison Ensemble’s commitment to record Corelli’s complete chamber music. Arcangelo Corelli was one of the shining geniuses of the baroque era and his twelve Concerti Grossi are considered among the very best of Italian baroque output. The twelve Concerti Grossi demonstrate an austere grandeur and a never-ending invention which is never routine.
The Avison Ensemble - Arcangelo Corelli: Opus 6 - Concerti Grossi (2012) [Linn 24-192]

The Avison Ensemble - Arcangelo Corelli: Opus 6 - Concerti Grossi (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 129:33 minutes | 4,8 GB
Official Digital Download - Source: LinnRecords.com | Covers & Digital Booklet

The UK's leading period instrument ensemble, The Avison Ensemble, presents the first recording in their series celebrating the chamber music of Arcangelo Corelli. Directed by Pavlo Beznosiuk the ensemble explores the inspirational works of the Italian composer, including a captivating interpretation of the much-loved Christmas Concerto.
The Avison Ensemble - George Frideric Handel: 12 Concerti Grossi, Opus 6 (2010) [Linn 24-96]

The Avison Ensemble - George Frideric Handel: 12 Concerti Grossi, Opus 6 (2010)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 160:28 minutes | 3,34 GB
Official Digital Download - Source: LinnRecords.com | Covers & Digital Booklet

The Avison Ensemble, directed by Pavlo Beznosiuk, present George Frideric Handel's complete Opus 6 Concerti Grossi on a three disc set. This work is widely regarded as the composer's greatest contribution to the Baroque period.
Handel - Water Music Suites, Music for the Royal Fireworks, Concerti Grossi (Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Warchal) (1995)

Handel - Water Music Suites Nos. 1-3, Music for the Royal Fireworks, Concerti Grossi Op. 6 Nos. 1-4 (Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Warchal) (1995)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 747.46 MB
Label: Prestige Classics | TT: 75'32" / 45'48"

George Frideric Handel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) was a German-born British Baroque composer famous for his operas, oratorios, anthems and organ concertos. Born in a family indifferent to music, Handel received critical training in Halle, Hamburg and Italy before settling in London (1712) as a naturalized British subject in 1727. By then he was strongly influenced by the great composers of the Italian Baroque and the middle-German polyphonic choral tradition.