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Igor Ruhadze, Ensemble Violini Capricciosi - Locatelli: Concerti Grossi (Locatelli Edition, Vol.4) (2015)

Igor Ruhadze, Ensemble Violini Capricciosi - Locatelli: Concerti Grossi (Locatelli Edition, Vol.4) (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 06:06:19 | 2 Gb
Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | Catalog: 94773

The Concerto Grosso is a popular Baroque form, in which two instrumental groups complete against each other: a small group of soloists and the tutti of the orchestral group. It is the forerunner of the solo concerto form, which features only one solo instrument. This set present the complete Concerti Grossi by Pietro Antonio Locatelli, modelled on the popular concerti grossi of his teacher Corelli. The writing as might be expected from Locatelli the devil violinist, is highly virtuosic and brilliant, inventive in harmony and counterpoint, written to impress and entertain.
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.
Les Arts Florissants, William Christie - Handel: Concerti Grossi Op.6 (1995)

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie - Handel: Concerti Grossi Op.6 (1995)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 67:54 | 330 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog: 901507

Released in 1995, this Harmonia Mundi CD of five of Handel's Concerti grossi, Op. 6, is an absolute bargain and highly recommended to any lover of great music. Considering William Christie and Les Arts Florissants are among the most brilliant interpreters of Handel, that these gorgeous works afforded them an ideal platform for their talents, and that Harmonia Mundi provided the best possible engineering to capture their glorious sound, this album is an embarrassment of riches not to be missed.
Handel - Concerti Grossi Op.3 & 6 (Karl Richter) [1996/1971]

Handel - Concerti Grossi Op.3 & 6 (Karl Richter) [1996/1971]
Classical | ARCHIV Produktion 0289 453 2492 | TT: 66.31+66.27+64.22+59.51 | EAC (FLAC, cue, log) | Covers | 1.31 Gb

Richter actually made a full set of recordings for Handel's Concerti Grossi. The Munich Bach Orchestra, who almost played exclusively for Richter, maintained its essential baroque flur throughout all the pieces, under the impeccable conducting of Richter. The different string sections played as if they were in a chorus, each minute part played in fully melodious and engaging manner, while the ensemble as a whole displayed all the required congeniality and harmoniousness essential of the baroque style. The rhythms are enlivened while contrasts striking, and you will seldom find Handel's works played in such grand style as did Richter and the Munich Bach Orchestra here. (Amazon.com)
The English Concert, Trevor Pinnok - Handel: Concerti Grossi, Op. 6, Nos. 5-8 (1982)

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnok - Handel: Concerti Grossi, Op. 6, Nos. 5-8 (1982)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 60:35 | 342 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: ARCHIV Produktion | Catalog: 410898

Handel's Concerti Grossi opus 6 must surely be ranked as some of the greatest orchestral music ever composed. Probably penned in or around 1739, the pieces were developed to serve as orchestral "interludes" for other operatic or oratorio performances. To listen to them, however, is to tempt us not believe that this could possibly be the case: the Concerti Grossi opus 6 works are without doubt among the pinnacle of Baroque composition. After listening to these, we are left with a distinct sadness that Handel did not turn his attention more to this genre, as his masterful treatment in the opus 6 shows us his true genius.
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.
Francesco Geminiani - Ensemble 415 / Banchini - Concerti Grossi (2007, ZigZag # ZZT2040301.1)

Francesco Geminiani - Concerti Grossi 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 11 et la Follia
Ensemble 415 / Chiara Banchini
EAC+LOG+CUE | WV: 365 MB | Full Artwork: 66 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: ZigZag # ZZT2040301.1 | Country/Year: France 2007
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque

"Ensemble 415 is a chamber ensemble devoted largely to the performance of Baroque music on period instruments. The numerical reference in the group's name derives from the pitch used for tuning instruments in the Baroque era. In performing chamber music, Ensemble 415 consists of just a few players, but for larger compositions, the number expands to a minimum of 13 and can reach up to as high as 40 performers. The ensemble's repertory has been broad over the years, taking in many Baroque standards by J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel, as well as lesser known fare by Muffat and others…"
Alessandro Scarlatti - Mauro Valli / Accademia Bizantina - Concerti Grossi & Cello Sonatas (2001) [Repost, new rip]

Alessandro Scarlatti - Concerti Grossi, Cello Sonatas
Mauro Valli / Accademia Bizantina / Ottavio Dantone
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 330 MB | Full Artwork: 130 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Arts Music "authentic" # 47616-2 | Country/Year: Germany 2001
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque

"The Accademia Bizantina under conductor and keyboardist Ottavio Dantone is one of a number of young Italian historical-instrument groups that have been revolutionizing the world of Baroque instrumental music performance. (…) The fugues are fast, intense, and dramatic, with wide dynamic range gaining momentum toward a climax. Perhaps the most satisfying of all are the cello sonatas under the care of Baroque cellist Mauro Valli, you get the feeling in the slow movements that you're hearing the Baroque cello, still an acquired taste for many listeners, take on its proper sound as its bendable tones connect with highly expressive lines. An excellent release…" ~AMG
The Avison Ensemble - Arcangelo Corelli: Opus 6 - Concerti Grossi (2012) [24-192] RE-UP

The Avison Ensemble - Arcangelo Corelli: Opus 6 - Concerti Grossi (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 129:33 minutes | 4,8 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: 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) [24-96] RE-UP

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
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: 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.