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London Calling - Handel and his contemporaries / Barokksolistene

Audio Samples

>Handel, George Frideric : Amadigi di Gaula, HWV 11
>     Act 1. Sinfonia
>     Aria. T'amai, quant'il mio cor
>     Aria. Vado, corro al mio tesoro
>     Aria. O rendetemi il mio bene
>     Act 3. Sinfonia
>     Aria. Sento la gioia
>Corelli, Arcangelo : Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6/4
>Handel, George Frideric : Hercules, HWV 60
>     Act 3. Sinfonia
>     Recitativo accompagnato. Where shall I fly?
>Veracini, Francesco Maria : Sonata for violin & continuo in A major, Op. 2/9
>Handel, George Frideric : Theodora, HWV 68
>     Air. As with rosy steps
>Geminiani, Francesco : Concerto Grosso, for 2 violins, strings & continuo no 12 in D minor ("La Follia"; after Corelli Op.

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Amadigi di Gaula, HWV 11
>Corelli, Arcangelo : Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6/4
>Handel, George Frideric : Hercules, HWV 60
>Veracini, Francesco Maria : Sonata for violin & continuo in A major, Op. 2/9
>Handel, George Frideric : Theodora, HWV 68
>Geminiani, Francesco : Concerto Grosso, for 2 violins, strings & continuo no 12 in D minor ("La Follia"; after Corelli Op.
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Financial Times, 4th August 2012
Some of these world versions of classic London songs bear repeated listening and all are good fun.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Kastelskirken, Copenhagen, Denmark (09/2010).



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Works Details

>Handel, George Frideric : Amadigi di Gaula, HWV 11 :: Act 1. Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1715.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1715

>Handel, George Frideric : Amadigi di Gaula, HWV 11 :: Aria. T'amai, quant'il mio cor
  • Performer: Tuva Semmingsen (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1715.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1715

>Handel, George Frideric : Amadigi di Gaula, HWV 11 :: Aria. Vado, corro al mio tesoro
  • Performer: Tuva Semmingsen (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1715.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1715

>Corelli, Arcangelo : Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6/4
  • Performers: Milos Valent (Violin); Allan Rasmussen [Organ/Harpsichord] (Harpsichord); Judith Blomsterberg (Cello); Bjarte Eike (Violin)
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral

>Handel, George Frideric : Hercules, HWV 60 :: Act 3. Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1744.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1744

>Handel, George Frideric : Hercules, HWV 60 :: Recitativo accompagnato. Where shall I fly?
  • Performer: Tuva Semmingsen (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1744.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1744

>Veracini, Francesco Maria : Sonata for violin & continuo in A major, Op. 2/9
  • Performers: Fredrik Bock (Theorbo); Allan Rasmussen [Organ/Harpsichord] (Harpsichord); Bjarte Eike (Violin); Thomas Pitt (Cello)
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Handel, George Frideric : Theodora, HWV 68 :: Air. As with rosy steps
  • Performer: Tuva Semmingsen (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1749

>Geminiani, Francesco : Concerto Grosso, for 2 violins, strings & continuo no 12 in D minor ("La Follia"; after Corelli Op.
  • Performers: Rastko Roknic (Viola); Milos Valent (Violin); Hans Sveen (Harpsichord); Bjarte Eike (Violin); Thomas Pitt (Cello)
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1729.
  • Running Time: 11 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1729

>Handel, George Frideric : Amadigi di Gaula, HWV 11 :: Aria. O rendetemi il mio bene
  • Performer: Tuva Semmingsen (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1715.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1715

>Handel, George Frideric : Amadigi di Gaula, HWV 11 :: Act 3. Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1715.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1715

>Handel, George Frideric : Amadigi di Gaula, HWV 11 :: Aria. Sento la gioia
  • Performer: Tuva Semmingsen (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Bjarte Eike
  • Ensemble: Barokksolistene (Chamber Orchestra)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1715.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1715