Vivaldi: Violin Concertos Iv 'l'imperatore' / M
Vivaldi - Violin Concertos Volume 4 (L’imperatore) Vivaldi: Concerto No. 1 in C major RV 181a Concerto No. 4 in E major RV 263a Concerto, RV327 Violin Concerto in E major, RV271 'L'Amoroso' Concerto No. 12 in B minor RV 391 Concerto in C Major, RV 171 Concerto for Violin Strings and Harpsichord in G minor RV331 Riccardo Minasi (violin & direction) Il Pomo d’Oro
This is the 46th title in the Vivaldi Edition and the 4th volume, out of approximately 12, of the series dedicated to the violin concertos whose manuscripts are held in the National Library of Turin. All the concertos selected here were composed for, dedicated to or performed in front of Charles VI (1685-1740), sovereign of the Habsburg Empire, renowned as patron and passionate lover of music. This series of 7 concertos is an overview of the complete art of Vivaldi as a composer and violinist: large-scale music, invention, expression, energy, power of evocation, played with considerable virtuosity. Riccardo Minasi, 33, is one of the leading Italian baroque violinists and also has a career as a conductor Il Pomo d'Oro is a new baroque orchestra that gathers excellent musicians from several high-level baroque orchestras including Il Complesso Barocco.