Pinnock / The English Concert – G. F. Handel: Concerti Grossi (180g pressing, from the 5LP box set)

# Composers: George Frideric Handel
# Orchestra: The English Concert
# Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
# Vinyl (1982 / 2013)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Archiv Producktion
# Size: 1.23GB (24/96) + 350MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: File Factory / File Post

The fifth album in the Archiv Produktion 5LP box set.

Thanks to all who donated toward the purchase of this box set!

Box Set Overview:

This unique limited-edition LP set features five outstanding Archiv releases recorded between 1956 and 1982, with iconic artists Helmut Walcha, Karl Richter, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Reinhard Goebel and Trevor Pinnock, in pristine quality recordings from the early days of stereo to the early digital era. Newly presented in luxury 180-gram vinyl pressings, the LPs come in their original sleeves, with a 16-page accompanying leaflet that contains an article on Archiv, and the original LP notes.

Archiv Produktion has established itself as a landmark label for early music, documenting since 1947 the rediscovery an innovative interpretation of early music by the great performers of the day. Archiv Produktion offers a wide palette of recordings in which today’s great artists focus on the areas of their greatest expertise.

The list of artists who have recorded for Archiv is truly astounding. And the music they recorded represents some of the best, both in terms of repertoire and listening experience, that there has ever been.

Track Listing:

Side One
Concerto Grosso in F, Op.6, No.9, HWV 327
01 – I. Largo
02 – II. Allegro
03 – III. Larghetto
04 – IV. Allegro
05 – V. Menuet
06 – VI. Gigue

Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op.6, No.10, HWV 328
07 – I. Ouverture
08 – II. Allegro
09 – III. Air (Lento)
10 – IV. Allegro
11 – V. Allegro

Side Two
Concerto Grosso in A, Op.6, No.11, HWV 329
12 – I. Andante larghetto, e staccato
13 – II. Allegro
14 – III. Largo, e staccato
15 – IV. Andante
16 – V. Allegro

Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op.6, No.12, HWV 330
17 – I. Largo
18 – II. Allegro
19 – III. Larghetto, e piano
20 – IV. Largo
21 – V. Allegro


Trevor Pinnock – conductor

Cello – Jennifer Ward Clarke, Richard Webb
Cello, Soloist (Concertino) – Anthony Pleeth
Chamber Organ – Robert Woolley
Harpsichord – Trevor Pinnock
Viola – Annette Isserlis, Jan Schlapp, Trevor Jones
Violin – Graham Cracknell, Micaela Comberti, Miles Golding
Violin, Soloist (Concertino) – Simon Standage
Violin – Nicola Cleminson, Roy Goodman, Theresa Caudle
Violin, Soloist (Concertino) – Elizabeth Wilcock
Violone – Keith Marjoram

Played on authentic instruments

Recorded February 1982 at Henry Wood Hall in London, England
Executive Producer: Dr. Andreas Holschneider
Recording Producer: Dr. Gerd Ploebsch
First released in 1982

Ripping Info:

All vinyl is cleaned on a VPI 16.5

Technics SL1200-MK5 (modified)
– Rega RB300 arm with RB700 wiring
– Michell Tecnoweight
– SoundSupports armboard
– Trans-Fi Audio Reso-Mat
Shure V15VxMR (with Jico stylus)
SimAudio Moon 110LP preamp
Native Instruments Audio4DJ USB interface

Processing: Sound Forge 10, ClickRepair (manual mode only)


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