Angerer: Corelli - Concerti Grossi (2 CD, FLAC)
Angerer: Corelli - Concerti Grossi (2 CD, FLAC)

Composer: Arcangelo Corelli
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Vox
Size: 688 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: no

Concerti Grossi (12), Op. 6
Composed by Arcangelo Corelli
Performed by Southwest German Chamber Orchestra (Pforzheim)
with Angus Ramsey, A. Schober, W. Roch
Conducted by Paul Angerer

CD 01
01. № 01 D-Dur – 1 Largo, Allegro
02. – 2 Largo, Allegro
03. – 3 Largo
04. – 4 Allegro
05. – 5 Allegro
06. № 02 F-Dur – 1 Vivace, Allegro
07. – 2 Allegro
08. – 3 Grave, Allegro
09. № 03 c-moll – 1 Largo, Allegro
10. – 2 Grave, Allegro
11. – 3 Allegro
12. № 04 D-Dur – 1 Adagio, Allegro
13. – 2 Adagio, Vivace
14. – 3 Allegro
15. № 05 B-Dur – 1 Adagio, Allegro
16. – 2 Adagio
17. – 3 Allegro
18. – 4 Largo
19. – 5 Allegro
20. № 06 F-Dur – 1 Adagio, Allegro
21. – 2 Largo
22. – 3 Vivace
23. – 4 Allegro

CD 2
01. № 07 D-Dur – 1 Vivace, Allegro
02. – 2 Allegro
03. – 3 Andante, Largo
04. – 4 Allegro
05. – 5 Vivace
06. № 08 g-moll – 1 Vivace, Grave
07. – 2 Allegro
08. – 3 Adagio
09. – 4 Vivace
10. – 5 Adagio
11. – 6 Pastorale, Largo
12. № 09 F-Dur – 1 Preludio, Largo
13. – 2 Allemanda, Allegro
14. – 3 Corrente, Vivace
15. – 4 Gavotte, Allegro
16. – 5 Adagio
17. – 6 Minuetto, Vivace
18. № 10 C-Dur – 1 Preludio – Andante, Largo
19. – 2 Allemanda, Allegro
20. – 3 Adagio
21. – 4 Corrente, Vivace
22. – 5 Allegro
23. – 6 Minuetto, Vivace
24. № 11 B-Dur – 1 Preludio – Andante, Largo
25. – 2 Allemanda, Allegro
26. – 3 Adagio, Andante, Largo
27. – 4 Sarabanda, Largo
28. – 5 Giga, Vivace
29. № 12 F-Dur – 1 Preludio – Adagio
30. – 2 Allegro
31. – 3 Adagio
32. – 4 Sarabanda, Vivace
33. – 5 Giga, Allegro

Gorgeous, under-appreciated music

If you enjoy the Brandenburg Concertos or Handel’s Concerto Grossos, then you will love these. (and BTW “Concerto is a perfectly decent English word whose plural is “Concertos”. “Concerti” is an affectation for snobs who want to parade their pseudo-sophistication.) I first heard these pieces on an original instrument recording by McGegan (see my review of that recording), and I hated it. When I got the Angerer, with lush-sounding modern instruments, I realized this is unspeakably beautiful music. The use of modern instruments did not obscure the transparency and detail of these lovely pieces. The conducting and playing are both gentle and spirited. I have about 250 classical CD’s in my collection, and I probably play these two more than any others.

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