Vivaldi, Concertos for Oboe

Joris Van den Hauwe

19.9933.49
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Original Recording Format: DSD 256

‘These girls are educated at the expense of the state to distinguish themselves in music. They sing like angels and play violin, flute, harpsichord, organ, oboe, cello and bas- soon; in short, no instrument can deter them, however big it may be.’ That is what French humanist and historian Charles de Brosses wrote in1739 about the girls who received their schooling in the Venetian orphanages which he visited. In one of these institutions, the Ospedale della Pieta?, Antonio Vivaldi worked as ‘maestro di violino’ and ‘maestro di concerti’ from 1703 to 1709, 1711 to 1717, 1723 to 1729 and 1735 to 1740. One of his tasks was ‘to provide concertos for our girls and compositions for all types of instrument’. This is partly why Vivaldi composed over fifty works for oboe, the earliest dating from 1706. Several excellent oboists, including Ignazio Rion, Onofrio Penati and also Ignazio Siber, were employed by the orphanage as music teachers, their talent must have stimulated Vivaldi to compose high quality music for the instrument.

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Tracklist

1.
Concerto in C major for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 447
04:31
2.
Concerto in C major for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 447
03:27
3.
Concerto in C major for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 447
06:04
4.
Concerto in a minor for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 461
03:15
5.
Concerto in a minor for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 461
02:33
6.
Concerto in a minor for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 461
02:45
7.
Concerto in F major for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 457
05:04
8.
Concerto in F major for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 457
02:40
9.
Concerto in F major for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 457
02:59
10.
Concerto in d minor for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 454
02:59
11.
Concerto in d minor for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 454
01:58
12.
Concerto in d minor for Oboe, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 454
02:40
13.
Concerto in G major for Oboe, Bassoon, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 545
03:32
14.
Concerto in G major for Oboe, Bassoon, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 545
02:51
15.
Concerto in G major for Oboe, Bassoon, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 545
03:19
16.
Concerto in d minor for Two Oboes, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 535
00:54
17.
Concerto in d minor for Two Oboes, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 535
02:19
18.
Concerto in d minor for Two Oboes, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 535
02:27
19.
Concerto in d minor for Two Oboes, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 535
02:45

Total time: 00:59:02

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Release Date February 1, 2019

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