Vivaldi - The Four Seasons : Fabio Biondi : Europa Galante - 180g 2LP


Vivaldi - The Four Seasons : Fabio Biondi : Europa Galante - 180g 2LP

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Vivaldi - The Four Seasons : Fabio Biondi : Europa Galante - 180g 2LP
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Analogphonic / Erato - PWC2L-0007 - 180 Gram Virgin Vinyl - 

1st Time on Vinyl - Limited Edition - 

Mastered by Hans-Jorg Mauksch  at Pauler Acoustic - Pressed at Pallas Germany

Mastered From Original Warner Music Masters!
Direct Metal Mastered By Hans-Jorg Mauksch at Pauler Acoustics!
Violinst Fabio Biondi is joined by ensemble Europa Galante for this fresh, uplifting recording of Vivaldi's Four Seasons.

"None begins to approach this new version in respect of fantasy and exuberance... (they) bring something entirely fresh and vital to oft-performed repertoire, illuminating well-trodden paths with affective articulation and eloquently voiced inflexions. Tempos are well chosen, by and large, and ensemble is clear-textured and evenly balanced. It’s wonderful stuff, rejuvenating and, on many levels, immensely satisfying.' (about ‘L’estro armonico’) Biondi has become one of the work (The Four Seasons)’s most radical interpreters, happy to indulge in all sorts of violinistic tricks and to go all out for pictorial impact – his storms really make the pulse race... ‘Winter’ is bleak and frighteningly buffeting, in ‘Autumn’ the hund canters in from afar... The results are thrilling, surprising and uplifting... make an exciting contribution to their filed. If it is hot and cold running excitement you want, look no further than this thrilling new arrival. (about ‘The Four Seasons’)" - Gramophone

• Mastered From Original Warner Music Masters
• Direct Metal Mastered By Hans-Jorg Mauksch at Pauler Acoustics
• Pressed at Pallas
• Analogphonic recording
• First time on vinyl

Musicians:
Fabio Biondi, violin
Europa Galante

Selections:
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Le Quattro Stagioni - The Four Seasons
Side A:
La Primavera
1. Allegro
2. Largo
3. Allegro
L' Estate
1. Allegro Non Molto
2. Adagio 
3. Presto
Side B:
L'Autunno
1. Allegro 
2. Adagio-Presto
3. Allegro
L'Inverno
1. Allegro Non Molto
2. Largo
3. Allegro

Side C:
La Tempesta Di Mare
1. Allegro 
2. Largo
3. Presto
Side D:
L' Estra Armonico
Concerto No. 11 for 2 Violins, Cello & Strings
1. Allegro
2. Adagio E Spiccato
3. Allegro
4. Largo E Spiccato
5. Allegro
Concerto No. 8 for 2 Violins & Strings
1. Allegro
2. Larghetto E Spirito
3. Allegro
Concerto No. 10 for 4 Violins & Strings
1. Allegro
2. Largo E Spiccato
3. Allegro

Recording : Studio de la Fondation Tibor Varga, Sion Switzerland July and Oct, 2000 (Cimento) Santa Maria Assunta, Puianello, Reggio Emilia, Italy Nov 1997 & Jan 1998 (Estro).

Fabio Biondi - Vivaldi - The Four Seasons : Fabio Biondi - 180g 2LP

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