Thursday, November 30, 2017

Locatelli, Pietro Antonio. (1695-1764) Complete Edition. Violin concertos IV and V. CD 11 & 12. Second rerun.

New acquisition.
Date of purchase: October 2016.
First listen: 5-9-2017.
Second rerun: 30-11-2017.
Label: Brilliant.
CD 11 & 12 from 21.
Recording dates: CD 11, April 2013. CD 12, May 2013.
Venue: Westervestkerk, Schiedam, The Netherlands.
Sound engineer: Peter Arts.
Total time: CD 11: 63:50. CD 12: 28:46.

Works on CD 11:
L'Arte del Violino.
Concertos for Violin, strings and BC, opus 3.
No. 10 in F, No. 11 in A. No. 12 in D, "Labirinto armonico".

Works on CD 12:
Violin concerto in A, and E.

Performed by:
Ensemble Violini Capricciosi, Igor Ruhadze.

I have said all I have to say in terms of praise about this Complete Edition. Both discs are perfect, and of a reference level. Everyone with a heart for Locatelli should have this box.

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