Various Artists: BAROQUE GOLD – 50 GREAT TRACKS

BAROQUE GOLD – 50 GREAT TRACKS

Various Artists

  • US $15.99  

  • Release Date 02 June 2017
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Product code
4832165
Format
Triple CD Album
Label
Decca

Decca presents a premium collection of 50 of the most beautiful Baroque moments which will transport the listener back to the Baroque era as they journey with the greatest period performers through the music of the 17th century and the first half of the 18th.

Favourite works featured include Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Handel’s Messiah and Lascia ch’io pianga, Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos and Tartini’s “Devil’s Trill” Sonata. Beyond that, a wide array of composers offer a fascinating historical and geographic tour of the era – Among others, Pergolesi and Vivaldi from Italy, and Marais in France, Bach in Germany and Purcell from England.

3 CDs presented in a gold foiled digipack with track-listing behind clear trays.

Tracks
CD1
1 JEREMIAH CLARKE: Trumpet Voluntary  
2 ANTONIO VIVALDI: Four Seasons "Spring" RV 269  
3 G.F. HANDEL: Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte  
4 J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue No. 1 from WTC Bk 1 BWV 846  
5 G.F. HANDEL: Music For The Royal Fireworks  
6 J.S. BACH: Toccata & Fugue in D Minor BWV 565  
7 ANTONIO VIVALDI: Concerto in D Major for Lute, Strings and Continuo RV 93  
8 G.F. HANDEL: Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson  
9 C.W. GLUCK: Dance of the Blessed Spirits  
10 J.S. BACH: Cello Suite No. 1 in G BWV 1007 1. Prelude  
11 HENRY PURCELL: "When I Am Laid In Earth" from dido and Aeneas  
Tracks
CD2
1 CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI: Toccata from L'Orfeo  
2 HENRY PURCELL: Symphony from The Fairy Queen  
3 ANTONIO VIVALDI: Four Seasons "Summer" RV 315  
4 JOHANN PACHELBEL: Canon and Gigue in D Major  
5 TOMASO ALBINONI: Adagio For Strings and Organ  
6 ANTONIO VIVALDI: Gloria in D Major RV 589 I. Gloria in excelcis  
7 J.S. BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major BWV 1047  
8 GIUSEPPE TARTINI: Violin Sonata in G Minor "Devil's Trill", Mv.III  
9 ANTONIO VIVALDI: Dell'aura al sussurrar from Dorilla in Tempe  
10 J.S. BACH: Menuet in G from Anna Magdalena Notebook  
11 ARCANGELO CORELLI: Concerto Grosso op. 6 no. 8 Christmas Concerto, Mv.IV  
12 MARIN MARAIS: La Sonnerie de Sainte-Genevieve du Mont de Paris  
Tracks
CD3
1 G.F. HANDEL: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon  
2 ANTONIO VIVALDI: Four Seasons "Autumn" RV 293  
3 J.S. BACH: Con. For Harpsichord No 1 in D minor BWV 1052  
4 GIOVANNI PERGOLESI: Stabat Mater  
5 J.S. BACH: Air On a G String from Orchestral Suite No. 3 BWV 1068  
6 J.S. BACH: Violin Concerto in E Major BWV 1042 1. Allegro  
7 G.F. HANDEL: Organ Concerto No. 6 in B Flat 1: Andante – Allegro  
8 G.F. HANDEL: Ombra ma fu "Largo"  
9 J.S. BACH: "Wachet auf.." Cantata 140 1. Chorale: Wachet auf  
10 J.S. BACH: Goldberg Var. "Aria da capo"  
11 ANTONIO VIVALDI: Four Seasons "Winter" RV 297  
12 G.F. HANDEL: Messiah: Chorus: Hallelujah