Concerti and Concerti Grossi by Handel, JS Bach and Vivaldi

Academy of Ancient Music

  • Total Time: 61 minutes
  • Cat. Number: WHLIVE0005

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  • Academy Of Ancient Music
  • Pavlo Beznosiuk director
  • Rachel Podger violin
  • Frank de Bruine oboe

This marvellous live recording by the Academy of Ancient Music was captured at Wigmore Hall and broadcast on BBC Radio 3. The CD includes Handel’s Concerti Grossi in G major Op.6 No.1 and in D minor Op.6 No.10, Vivaldi’s Concerti in B flat major for two violins and in B flat major for oboe and violin and JS Bach’s Concerto in D minor for two violins.

The Academy of Ancient Music is Britain’s leading period ensemble and this superb recording does everything to justify this status. The recital includes brilliant performances by soloists Pavlo Beznosiuk, Rachel Podger and Frank de Bruine.

Track Listing

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Concerto Grosso in G major

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Concerto for 2 Violins in B flat major RV524

George Frideric Handel

Concerto Grosso in D minor

Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto for Oboe and Violin in B flat major RV548

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Concerto for two violins in D minor 'Double Concerto' BWV1043