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Composer of the Week: Vivaldi


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4/5. Donald Macleod explores Vivaldi's friendship with German violinist Johann Georg Pisendel and discovers why so much of the Italian composer's music eventually came to light in a library in Dresden. Violin Concerto in F RV571 Giovanni Guglielmo ,
L'Arte Dell'Arco, conductor Christopher Hogwood Violin Sonata in G minor, RV26 Fabio Biondi , Rinaldo Alessandrini (harpsichord), Maurizio Naddeo (cello) Nisi Dominus, RV803 Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Tuva Semmingsen (mezzo), Hilary Summers
(contralto), King's Consort, conductor Robert King Concerto in G minor, RV 577 (For the Orchestra of Dresden) Peter Hanson (violin), Peter Holtslag and Catherine Latham (recorders), Paul Goodwin and Lorraine Wood (oboes), Alberto Grazzi (bassoon), English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock Repeated at 8.45pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Violinist: Johann Georg Pisendel
Unknown: Giovanni Guglielmo
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Fabio Biondi
Harpsichord: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Harpsichord: Maurizio Naddeo
Soprano: Carolyn Sampson
Contralto: Hilary Summers
Violin: Peter Hanson
Violin: Peter Holtslag
Violin: Catherine Latham
Unknown: Paul Goodwin
Oboes: Lorraine Wood
Oboes: Alberto Grazzi
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock

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Composer of the Week: Vivaldi

BBC Radio 3, 24 April 2008 12.00

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