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I Musici / Vivaldi: The Four Seasons [DVD]

Album Summary

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno"
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Notes & Reviews:

I Musici were the driving force in the rediscovery of Baroque repertoire and their CD recording of The Four Seasons is one of the best-selling Philips discs of all time. These performances by I Musici were filmed in key locations around Vivaldi's city of Venice. The film incorporates panoramic shots of the city as well as some of the great masterpieces of art to be found there by artists such as Canaletto, Guardi and Tintoretto.

The most popular classic of all time on DVD with bonus CD. A DVD of the most popular classical works of all. I Musici were the driving force in the rediscovery of Baroque repertoire and their CD recording of The Four Seasons is one of the best-selling Philips discs of all time. I Musici are still considered to be one of the greatest 'modern' string ensembles. These performances by I Musici were filmed in key locations around Vivaldi's city of Venice. The film incorporates panoramic shots of the city as well as some of the great masterpieces of art to be found there by artists such as Canaletto, Guardi and Tintoretto. There are also shots of the fabulous costumes sported by Venice's citizens during its unique winter Carnival. This new DVD package includes a bonus CD of other popular Vivaldi selections from the Philips Vivaldi Edition, such as the 'Madrigalesco' Concerto and Sonata a Quattro in E flat, 'Al santo sepolcro' - all performed by I Musici.

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Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA



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Works Details

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons"
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: circa 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: circa 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno"
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725