Vivaldi - The Four Seasons - Salvatore Accardo : Orchestra da Camera Italiana - 180g LP


Vivaldi - The Four Seasons - Salvatore Accardo : Orchestra da Camera Italiana - 180g LP

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Vivaldi - The Four Seasons - Salvatore Accardo : Orchestra da Camera Italiana - 180g LP
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Fone Records - LP064 - 180 Gram Virgin Vinyl - 8012871006410

Pure Analogue Recording , Mastering & Cutting

Club 496 - Only 496 Copies Numbered Limited Edition - Pressed in Germany 

 
• 180g Virgin Vinyl
• Limited Edition
• 33 rpm
• Pure Analogue Recording & Cutting
• Cutting Machine wired by Signoricci
• One-Stage Pressing Process
• Heavy Quality Sleeves
• Signoricci Vinyl Printed in Japan
• Produced in only 496 copies
 

 

Violinist and conductor Salvatore Accardo leads the Orchestra da Camera Italiana for this recording of The Four Seasons by Vivaldi.

The Salvatore Accardo release was masterfully conceived and produced by Fonè Records head Giulio Cesare Ricci, this album features one of the most famous compositions of all time: Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. Salvatore Accardo, widely recognized as one of the greatest living violin virtuosos, leads the Orchestra Da Camera Italiana on this absolutely fantastic audiophile recording. Regardless of how many versions of The Four Seasons you have in your record collection-this will almost certainly bring out performance elements that you've never heard before. Astor Piazzolla release is led by world-acclaimed violin virtuoso Salvatore Accardo, the Orchestra da Camera Italiana explores the work of the great Argentinean composer Astor Piazzolla. The centerpiece is the composer's fantastic "Le Grand Tango," though the album includes seven other stunning compositions as well. A wonderful introduction to the work of a great 20th Century Master. - EnjoytheMusic

"Vivaldi’s Four Seasons are amongst his most innovative and extraordinary compositions. Today’s public knows the work but the "Red Priest's" contemporaries were immediately captivated by it as well. The originality of these Concertos is that much more surprising because they dutifully follow the usual pattern: division into three movements of Fast – Slow – Fast with alternating “tuttis” and “solos” as Giuseppe Torelli used..."
 
"As well known as Vivaldi’s Four Seasons are, so little (wrongfully) are the two Vivaldi compositions that open this disc, played. These are the Concerto in D minor for two violins RV 514, particularly dear to David Oistrakh and Isaac Stern, and the Concerto in B flat for violin and cello RV 547. 
 
"In the Concerto RV 514, the Allegro non molto starts energetically. Also evident is a contrapuntal severity in the ‘old style’ that appears like a tightly bound Duet where the soloists adhere to a relentless virtuosity, initial counterpoint and flowing characteristic progressions. In the middle there is respite in a lyrical Adagio ‘multiplied in two’ seeming like a pathetic submission and imitating the strings’ ‘tutti’, which reminds us of a Cantata by Alessandro Scarlatti It is at this actual spot that the soloists retire after having voiced their eloquence. A joyous and intriguing ’tutti’ provides division and ritornello to the Allegro molto where the brilliance of the two violins interweaves with great contrasts of expression. The Concerto RV 547 exalts the characters of the violin and cello with a dialogue alternating between being animated to serene and it always involves the listener. In the Allegro moderato the opening ‘tutti’ displays neat unisons, wide curves and predictable progressions. The whole work is carried out in a grand manner by the two instruments just as in a solo concerto. The Andante is a duet, brief but full of pathos, sustained with lightness by the basso continuo while the strings are silent. The Allegro molto is excitedly motive and vigorous in the ‘tuttis’ and ‘solos’ with brilliant tremolos and polished alternating of the instruments." From liner notes by Alberto Cantù - English translation: Desiree Bonfiglio
 
Musicians:
 
Laura Manzini, cembalo
Orchestra da Camera Italiana
Salvatore Accardo, conductor, violin
 
Selections: 
 
Antonio Vivaldi Le Quattro Stagioni (1678-1741)
Concerto in Mi Maggiore “La Primavera”
1. Allegro
2. Largo
3. Allegro
 
Concerto in sol minore “L’Estate”
4. Allegro non molto - Allegro
5. Adagio
6. Presto
 
Concerto in Fa Maggiore “L’Autunno”
7. Allegro
8. Adagio molto
9. Allegro
 
Concerto in Fa minore “L’Inverno”
10. Allegro non molto
11. Largo
12. Allegro
 
Vivaldi - The Four Seasons - Salvatore Accardo : Orchestra da Camera Italiana - 180g LP
Recorded May 30-31, 2009 at Lodi, Auditorium Banca Popolare di Lodi.
Recorded by Giulio Cesare Ricci
 
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