Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Wind Concerti

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First-class sound, warm, fresh and well balanced. Takako Nishizaki plays beautifully, displaying an appropriate degree of bravura, and the accompaniment under Stephen Gunzenhauser is modest in scale and pleasingly finished.
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Gunzenhauser knows his way with the piece.
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Editorial Reviews

Penguin Guide to Compact Discs
First-class sound, warm, fresh and well balanced. Takako Nishizaki plays beautifully, displaying an appropriate degree of bravura, and the accompaniment under Stephen Gunzenhauser is modest in scale and pleasingly finished.
Fanfare
Gunzenhauser knows his way with the piece.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/4/1996
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 730099421928
  • Catalog Number: 8553219
  • Sales rank: 70,142

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–12 The Four Seasons (Il quattro stagione), 4 concertos for violin, strings, & continuo ("Il cimento" Nos. 1-4) , Op. 8/1 - 4 - Antonio Vivaldi & Capella Istropolitana (41:37)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed byStephen Gunzenhauser
    1. 1Spring: Allegro
    2. 2Spring: Largo e pianissimo sempre
    3. 3Spring: Danza Pastorale (Allegro)
    4. 4Summer: Allegro non molto
    5. 5Summer: Adagio - Presto
    6. 6Summer: Presto
    7. 7Autumn: Allegro
    8. 8Autumn: Adagio molto
    9. 9Autumn: Allegro
    10. 10Winter: Allegro non molto
    11. 11Winter: Largo
    12. 12Winter: Allegro
  2. 13–15 Piccolo (Flautino) Concerto, for piccolo (or recorder/flute), strings & continuo in C Major, RV 443 - Antonio Vivaldi & Capella Istropolitana (10:29)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byOliver von Dohnanyi
    Performed byOliver von Dohnanyi
    1. 13Allegro
    2. 14Largo
    3. 15Allegro molto
  3. 16–18 Flute Concerto, for flute, strings & continuo in D major ("Il gardellino"), Op. 10/3, RV 428 - Jaroslav Krcek & Antonio Vivaldi (9:51)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byJaroslav Krcek
    Performed byJaroslav Krcek
    1. 16Allegro
    2. 17Cantabile
    3. 18Allegro
  4. 19–21 Oboe Concerto, for oboe, strings & continuo in C major, RV 450 - Antonio Vivaldi & Failoni Orchestra (9:59)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byBela Nagy
    Performed byFailoni Orchestra, Bela Nagy
    1. 19Allegro molto
    2. 20Larghetto
    3. 21Allegro
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Performance Credits
Takako Nishizaki Primary Artist
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