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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Music and Sonnets / Robert Atchison, violin; Sir Michael Gambon, narrator

Audio Samples

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Spring" ("La primavera"), Op. 8/1, RV 269
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Summer" ("L'estate"), Op. 8/2, RV 315
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Autumn" ("l'autunno"), Op. 8/3, RV 293
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Autumn (The Four Seasons)
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Sonnet to the Concerto "L'inverno"
>     Narration
>     Narration
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E flat major, Op. 8 no 5/RV 253 "La tempesta di mare"

Album Summary

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Spring" ("La primavera"), Op. 8/1, RV 269
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Summer" ("L'estate"), Op. 8/2, RV 315
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Autumn" ("l'autunno"), Op. 8/3, RV 293
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Autumn (The Four Seasons)
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Sonnet to the Concerto "L'inverno"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E flat major, Op. 8 no 5/RV 253 "La tempesta di mare"
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Notes & Reviews:

This recording of The Four Seasons is enhanced with readings of sonnets by Antonio Vivaldi celebrating the four seasons.

American Record Guide, November/December 2012
The booklet has the texts of the sonnets and plenty of information about the concertos and the performers. The sound is excellent.



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Works Details

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Spring" ("La primavera"), Op. 8/1, RV 269
  • Ensemble: Atamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
  • Performer: Robert Atchison (Violin)
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Spring" ("La primavera"), Op. 8/1, RV 269
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Spring" ("La primavera"), Op. 8/1, RV 269
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Summer" ("L'estate"), Op. 8/2, RV 315
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Summer" ("L'estate"), Op. 8/2, RV 315
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Summer" ("L'estate"), Op. 8/2, RV 315
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Autumn" ("l'autunno"), Op. 8/3, RV 293
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Autumn (The Four Seasons)
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (02/08/2011); Run VT Ltd., 29 Newman St., London (02/08/2011); St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011); Run VT Ltd., 29 Newman St., London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Descriptive Sonnet to the concerto entitled "Autumn" ("l'autunno"), Op. 8/3, RV 293
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Autumn (The Four Seasons)
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (02/08/2011); Run VT Ltd., 29 Newman St., London (02/08/2011); St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011); Run VT Ltd., 29 Newman St., London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (02/08/2011); Run VT Ltd., 29 Newman St., London (02/08/2011); St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011); Run VT Ltd., 29 Newman St., London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Sonnet to the Concerto "L'inverno" :: Narration
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (02/08/2011); Run VT Ltd., 29 Newman St., London (02/08/2011); St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011); Run VT Ltd., 29 Newman St., London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Sonnet to the Concerto "L'inverno" :: Narration
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (02/08/2011); Run VT Ltd., 29 Newman St., London (02/08/2011); St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011); Run VT Ltd., 29 Newman St., London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E flat major, Op. 8 no 5/RV 253 "La tempesta di mare"
  • Ensemble: Altamira Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London (03/28/2011-03/29/2011)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725