A Grand Concert Of Musick: English Baroque Concerti [Includes Archiv Produktion Catalogue]

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All Music Guide - Blair Sanderson
To celebrate 65 years of exceptional recordings, Archiv Produktion has released its 2013 catalog with a CD rarity, A Grand Concert of Musick, originally issued in 1985 by Trevor Pinnock and the English Concert. This album of concertos by John Stanley, Thomas Arne, Francesco Geminiani, Pieter Hellendaal, and Charles Avison, along with a symphony by William Boyce, provides a quick survey of some of the music that was popular in England in the late Baroque era. Performing on original instruments and led from the harpsichord by Pinnock, the ensemble plays with crisp articulation, vigorous bowing, and bright tone colors, and the strings are surrounded by a wonderful aural ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Blair Sanderson
To celebrate 65 years of exceptional recordings, Archiv Produktion has released its 2013 catalog with a CD rarity, A Grand Concert of Musick, originally issued in 1985 by Trevor Pinnock and the English Concert. This album of concertos by John Stanley, Thomas Arne, Francesco Geminiani, Pieter Hellendaal, and Charles Avison, along with a symphony by William Boyce, provides a quick survey of some of the music that was popular in England in the late Baroque era. Performing on original instruments and led from the harpsichord by Pinnock, the ensemble plays with crisp articulation, vigorous bowing, and bright tone colors, and the strings are surrounded by a wonderful aural halo produced by resonant acoustics. Pinnock and the English Concert took pride not only in playing their music in authentic period style, but also in providing the historical context behind the music, so this program represents musical activity centered in London circa 1730, when the English national style was developing in the wake of Purcell and contemporaneously with Handel.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/18/2013
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • UPC: 028947914068
  • Catalog Number: 001833102
  • Sales rank: 216,949

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–3 Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in G minor - Thomas Arne & The English Concert (11:33)
  2. 4–6 Symphony in B flat major, Op. 2/1 - William Boyce & The English Concert (7:00)
  3. 5 Concerto Grosso, for 2 violins, strings & continuo No.12 in D Minor ("La Follia"; after Corelli Op. 5/12) - Francesco Geminiani & The English Concert (12:23)
  4. 8–12 Concerto grosso No. 4 in E flat major, Op. 3/4 - Pieter Hellendaal & The English Concert (11:45)
  5. 13–16 Concerto grosso No. 9 in C major (after Scarlatti) - Charles Avison & The English Concert (12:18)
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Performance Credits
Trevor Pinnock Primary Artist
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