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Best Baroque Album in the World ... Ever!

The Best Baroque Album in the World ... Ever!

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  1. Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  2. Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor, T. Mi 26 (composed by Remo Giazotto; not by Albinoni)
  3. Toccata and Fugue, for organ in D minor, BWV 565 (BC J37): Toccata
  4. Canon and gigue, for 3 violins & continuo in D major, T. 337: Canon in D
  5. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ("La Primavera," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269: 1. Allegro
  6. Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air on the G-string
  7. Water Music Suite No.2 for orchestra in D major, HWV 349: Alla Hornpipe
  8. Gloria, for 3 solo voices, chorus, trumpet, oboe, violin (ad lib), 2 violas, 2 cellos, strings & continuo in D major, RV 589: Gloria in excelsis Deo
  9. Orfeo ed Euridice (Italian version), opera in 3 acts, Wq. 30: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
  10. Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174): Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  11. Water Music Suite No.1 for orchestra in F major, HWV 348: Air
  12. Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9): Aria
  13. Suite of Symphonies for brass, strings & timpani No. 1 ("Suite de Fanfares;" "Symphonies & Fanfares for the King's Supper"): Rondeau
  14. Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351: La Réjouissance
  15. Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048: 1. Allegro
  16. Abdelazer, or, the Moor's Revenge, incidental music, Z. 570: Rondeau
  17. Flute Concerto, for flute, strings & continuo in D major ("Il gardellino"), Op. 10/3, RV 428: 1. Allegro
  18. Sonata for viola da gamba & keyboard No. 3 in G minor, BWV 1029: 2. Adagio
  19. Concerto Grosso in G minor ("Christmas Concerto"), Op. 6/8: Pastorale (Largo)
  20. Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: When I Am Laid in Earth
  21. Te Deum, motet for 8 voices, chorus & orchestra, H. 146: Prelude
  22. Cantata No. 208, "Was mir behagt," (Hunt Cantata), BWV 208 (BC G1, G3): Sheep May Safely Graze
  23. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor ("L'inverno," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 4), Op. 8/4, RV 297: 2. Largo
  24. Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043: 2. Largo
  25. Vespro della beata vergine, for chorus & instruments, SV 206: Laudate pueri
  26. Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51), motet for chorus: Extract
  27. The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary in D major) for brass, winds, & percussion (or keyboard or trumpet & organ)
  28. Zadok the Priest, coronation anthem No. 1 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 258
  29. Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 3. Allegro assai
  30. Minuet in A major, arrangements (after String Quintet in E major, Op.11/5 [aka Op. 13/5], G. 275)
  31. Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, Z. 860: March
  32. Funeral Sentences (for the funeral of Queen Mary), Z. 27: Thou Knowest, Lord
  33. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056: 2. Largo
  34. Overture, suite for recorder (or flute), strings & continuo in A minor, TWV 55:a2: Rejouissance
  35. Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 1 in C major (WTC I/1), BWV 846 (BC L80): Prelude
  36. Les Fêtes d'Hébé ou Les Talents lyriques, ballet héroïque: Musette et tambourin en rondeau
  37. Bist du bei mir, for voice & continuo
  38. Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: 7. Badinerie
  39. Sonata for keyboard in B flat major, K. 202 (L. 498)
  40. Lute (Chamber) Concerto, for lute (or guitar), 2 violins & continuo in D major, RV 93: 1. Allegro giusto
  41. Cantata No. 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," BWV 140 (BC A166): Zion hört die Wächter singen
  42. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus

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The Best Baroque Album in the World ... Ever! 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
GJBR More than 1 year ago
Well, I don't know if I'd go that far but it is a very good Baroque album. It has lots of familiar material and provides a very pleasing and uplifting couple of hours of listening. I would recommend it without hesitation to anyone who likes Baroque music and it is particularly recommended for those who are wanting to learn more about this glorious period of musical history.