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Strings! - The Definitive Collection

Album Summary

>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Strings in G major, RV 151 "Alla rustica"
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Quartet for Strings in F major ("Serenade"), Op. 3/5, H. 3/17 (spurious, possibly by Hoffstetter)
>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
>Purcell, Henry : Chacony for Strings in G minor, Z 730
>Marais, Marin [Composer] : La Sonnerie de Sainte Genevieve du Mont a Paris, for violin, viola da gamba & continuo in D minor
>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
>Handel, George Frideric : Largo
>Boccherini, Luigi : Menuett
>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op.6/7, HWV 325
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>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 5 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1700

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068 :: Air
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1731

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Strings in G major, RV 151 "Alla rustica"
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1729-1730

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Quartet for Strings in F major ("Serenade"), Op. 3/5, H. 3/17 (spurious, possibly by Hoffstetter) :: Andant
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 5 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: by 1777

>Elgar, Edward : Salut d'amour
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Purcell, Henry : Chacony for Strings in G minor, Z 730
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 5 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1678

>Marais, Marin [Composer] : La Sonnerie de Sainte Geneviève du Mont à Paris, for violin, viola da gamba & continuo in D minor :: T
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 8 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Handel, George Frideric : Largo
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Boccherini, Luigi : Menuett
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1771

>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 8 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1945

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op.6/7, HWV 325
  • Performers: Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Paul Nicholson (Organ)
  • Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
  • Running Time: 13 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1739