Cello Concertos

RV114, RV409, RV412, RV416, RV419, RV424, RV565, Sinfonia RV709 CALDARA Sinfonias No.6, San Elena al Calvario, No. 12 La passione di Gesù Signor nostro

1 CD - harmonia mundi HMC902095
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Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Georg Kallweit
original title: VIVALDI. Cello Concertos
collection: harmonia mundi France

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  • Alongside the famous Quattro Stagioni, La Notte, and so on, Vivaldi wrote no fewer than 27 concertos for the cello – an instrument which at the time was generally limited to playing basso continuo. With the genuine virtuose he had available to him at the Ospedale della Pietà, the Prete Rosso played a key role in the emancipation of the cello, which so readily stimulated him to invent varied figuration. The musicians of the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin have chosen to add highly expressive pieces by Caldara to punctuate the sumptuous feast of sound offered by maestro Queyras.

  • Jean-Guihen Queyras
    Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
    Georg Kallweit

    Jean-Guihen Queyras - Cello
    Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Chamber ensemble
    Georg Kallweit - Conductor
  • 1 CD - 1h 8mn 34s
    upc/ean. 3149020209523
    ref. HMC902095
    release date. 2011-10-01

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