Ultimate Baroque: The Essential Masterpieces

Ultimate Baroque: The Essential Masterpieces

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Product Details

Release Date: 11/14/2006
Label: Decca
UPC: 0028947580737
catalogNumber: 000766102
Rank: 13572

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. The Four Seasons (Il quattro stagione), concertos (4) for violin, strings & continuo ("Il cimento" Nos. 1-4) , Op. 8/1 - 4

    1. Concerto in E major "Spring" I. Allegro  (03:27)
    2. Concerto in E major "Spring" II. Largo  (03:07)
    3. Concerto in E major "Spring" III. Allegro  (04:15)
    4. Concerto in G minor "Summer" I. Allegro non molto  (05:35)
    5. Concerto in G minor "Summer" II. Adagio - Presto  (02:40)
    6. Concerto in G minor "Summer" III. Presto  (02:45)
    7. Concerto in F major "Autumn" I. Allegro  (05:16)
    8. Concerto in F major "Autumn" II. Adagio molto  (02:51)
    9. Concerto in F major "Autumn" III. Allegro  (03:32)
    10. Concerto in F minor "Winter" I. Allegro non molto  (03:22)
    11. Concerto in F minor "Winter" II. Largo  (02:14)
    12. Concerto in F minor "Winter" III. Allegro  (03:13)
  2. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E flat major ("La tempesta di mare"; "Il cimento" No. 5), Op.8/5, RV 253

    1. I. Allegro e presto  (02:47)
    2. II. Largo  (02:53)
    3. III. Presto  (03:21)
  3. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in C major ("Il piacere"; "Il Cimento" No. 6), Op. 8/6, RV 180

    1. I. Allegro  (02:58)
    2. II. Largo e cantabile  (02:41)
    3. III. Allegro  (02:53)

Disc 2

  1. Canon and gigue, for 3 violins & continuo in D major, T. 337

    1. Canon in D major  (04:34)
    2. Gigue in D major  (01:57)
  2. Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor, T. Mi 26 (composed by Remo Giazotto; not by Albinoni)  (07:19)
  3. Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174): Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

    1. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring  (03:02)
  4. Cantata No. 208, "Was mir behagt," (Hunt Cantata), BWV 208 (BC G1, G3): Sheep May Safely Graze

    1. Sheep May Safely Graze  (04:32)
  5. Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air on the G String

    1. Air on the G String  (03:49)
  6. Fantasia and Fugue, for organ in G minor ("Great"), BWV 542 (BC J42, 57, 67): Fugue

    1. Fugue  (04:59)
  7. Minuets (2) for 2 oboes, 2 horns & strings, G. 502 (doubtful): Minuet in E major

    1. Minuet in E major  (02:51)
  8. Work(s): Serenade

    1. Serenade  (03:58)
  9. Work(s): Musette: Larghetto

    1. Musette: Larghetto  (06:52)
  10. Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67  (03:14)
  11. Organ Concerto in F major, Op.4/4, HWV 292

    1. I. Allegro  (04:43)
    2. II. Andante  (06:01)
    3. III. Adagio - Allegro  (04:44)
  12. Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, opera, HWV 38: Overture

    1. Overture  (07:07)

Disc 3

  1. Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351

    1. I. Ouverture  (08:26)
    2. II. Bourrée  (01:29)
    3. III. La Paix  (03:47)
    4. IV. La Réjouissance  (03:43)
    5. V. Menuet I - II  (04:36)
  2. Water Music Suite No.1 for orchestra in F major, HWV 348

    1. I. Ouverture  (06:02)
    2. II. Allegro - Andante - Allegro  (07:25)
    3. III. Passepied  (03:36)
    4. IV. Air  (03:00)
    5. V. Bourrée  (01:08)
    6. VI. Allegro  (03:28)
    7. VII. Hornpipe  (01:18)
    8. VIII. Menuet  (03:06)
  3. Water Music Suite No.3 for orchestra in G major, HWV 350

    1. I. Sarabande  (03:07)
    2. II. Rigaudon  (02:46)
    3. III. Menuet I - II  (03:09)
    4. IV. Gigue I - II  (01:37)
  4. Water Music Suite No.2 for orchestra in D major, HWV 349

    1. I. Allegro  (02:02)
    2. II. Hornpipe  (03:05)
    3. III. Lentement  (01:18)
    4. IV. Bourrée  (00:42)
    5. V. Menuet  (01:54)

Disc 4

  1. Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066

    1. I. Ouverture  (05:55)
    2. II. Courante  (02:08)
    3. III. Gavotte I - II  (02:56)
    4. IV. Forlane  (01:39)
    5. V. Menuet I - II  (02:20)
    6. VI. Bourrée I - II  (02:39)
    7. VII. Passepied I - II  (02:29)
  2. Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067

    1. I. Ouverture  (07:25)
    2. II. Rondeau  (01:39)
    3. III. Sarabande  (03:02)
    4. IV. Bourrée I - II  (01:53)
    5. V. Polonaise  (02:58)
    6. VI. Menuet & Badinerie  (02:45)
  3. Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: I. Ouverture

    1. I. Ouverture  (06:36)
  4. Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: II. Air

    1. II. Air  (05:11)
  5. Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: III. Gavotte I - II

    1. III. Gavotte I - II  (03:45)
  6. Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: IV. Bourrée & Gigue

    1. IV. Bourrée & Gigue  (04:20)
  7. Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069

    1. I. Ouverture  (07:25)
    2. II. Bourrée I - II  (02:47)
    3. III. Gavotte  (02:00)
    4. IV. Menuet I - II  (02:58)
    5. V. Réjouissance  (02:46)

Disc 5

  1. Guitar Concerto No. 1 in A major, Op. 30 (versions for guitar & orch; gt. & string quartet)

    1. I. Allegro maestoso  (09:01)
    2. II. Andante siciliano  (06:21)
    3. III. Alla polacca  (07:16)
  2. Lute (Chamber) Concerto, for lute (or guitar), 2 violins & continuo in D major, RV 93

    1. I. Allegro giusto  (03:49)
    2. II. Largo  (05:08)
    3. III. Allegro  (02:13)
  3. Double Concerto, for viola d'amore & lute, strings & continuo in D minor, RV 540

    1. I. Allegro  (05:43)
    2. II. Largo  (04:37)
    3. III. Allegro  (03:19)
  4. Guitar Concerto, for guitar, strings & continuo in A major (arranged from Trio Sonata in C major, RV 82)

    1. I. Allegro non molto  (03:53)
    2. II. Larghetto  (04:04)
    3. III. Allegro  (02:12)
  5. Grand Sonata, for guitar & violin in A major, Op. 35, MS 3

    1. I. Allegro risoluto  (06:28)
    2. II. Romanza  (05:17)
    3. III. Andantino variato  (04:01)

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