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Introduction to Baroque music

By Gramophone Magazine

A beginner's guide to the music of the Baroque period (approximately 1600-1750). Every recording selected is a Gramophone Award winner.

22 songs

  1. 1.
    Sinfonia to Santa Beatrice d’Este in D Minor: I. GraveArcangelo CorelliLa SerenissimaAdrian ChandlerThe Italian Job
    2:360:30
  2. 2.
    Secondo Libro di madrigali, SV 40–59: XX. Cantai un tempoClaudio MonteverdiLes Arts FlorissantsPaul AgnewMonteverdi: Madrigali - Cremona Vol. 1
    4:550:30
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    5:380:30
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    9:270:30
  5. 5.
    Suite en fa majeur: Tombeau de M. de BlancrocherLouis CouperinAndreas Staier"... pour passer la mélancolie"
    5:070:30
  6. 6.
    Magnificat, Wq. 215: Magnificat, Wq. 215: 2. Arie. Quia respexit humilitatem (S)Carl Philipp Emanuel BachElizabeth WattsAkademie für Alte Musik BerlinHans-Christoph RademannC.P.E. Bach: Magnificat, Wq. 215
    5:300:30
  7. 7.
    Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. AirJohann Sebastian BachFreiburger BarockorchesterBach: Orchestral Suites
    4:370:30
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    8:580:30
  9. 9.
    Purcell: Fantasia in F Major for 4 Viols, Z. 737Henry PurcellFretworkEnglish Music For Viols
    3:430:30
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    3:270:30
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    6:460:30
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    Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122: Aria: Felicissima quest'alma (Most fortunate is this soul) (Dafne)George Frideric HandelRoberta InvernizziThomas E. BauerLa RisonanzaFabio BonizzoniHandel: Italian Cantatas, Vol. 7
    5:180:30
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    Partita No. 6 in E Minor, BWV 830: III. CorrenteJohann Sebastian BachTrevor PinnockBach: 6 Partitas, BWV 825-830
    4:280:30
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    8:510:30
  15. 15.
    Violin Sonata, Op. 3: Violin Sonata, Op. 3: No. 3, "La Melana"Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi MealliAndrew ManzeRichard EgarrPandolfi: Complete Violin Sonatas
    5:410:30
  16. 16.
    Bach, JS : St Matthew Passion BWV244 : Part 2 "Mache dich, mein Herze, rein" [Bass]Johann Sebastian BachNikolaus HarnoncourtConcentus Musicus WienBach, JS : St Matthew Passion [2001]
    5:490:30
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    3:490:30
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    6:250:30
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    3:340:30
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    Cantate "Cessate, omai cessate", RV 684: Cantate "Cessate, omai cessate", RV 684: Ah ch'infelice sempreAntonio VivaldiAndreas SchollEnsemble 415Chiara BanchiniVivaldi: Stabat Mater
    5:170:30
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    8:160:30
  22. 22.
    Concerto grosso in F, Op.6, No.2: 1. Vivace - Allegro - Adagio - Vivace - Allegro - Largo andanteArcangelo CorelliThe English ConcertTrevor PinnockCorelli: 12 Concerti Grossi Op.6
    4:150:30

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