Vivaldi The Four Seasons LP
Vivaldi The Four Seasons LP

Vivaldi The Four Seasons LP

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SKU:
BERLP8301
UPC:
885470008301
One-Take Audiophile Recording Released on 180g Vinyl LP!

Solo violinist Shunske Sato leads the Concerto Koln for this sparkling release of Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Recorded in Kempen, Germany on June 25 and 26, 2016.

"Freedom" is the word that underpins this recording by Concerto Koln. Thoroughly in keeping with historical performance practice, this ensemble explores the vividness of spontaneity in Vivaldi's music. Uncompromising and authentic, the freedom of their style is portrayed in recording made without cuts, of audiophile quality and enhanced by a special microphone systems developed by audio manufacturer MBL.

“Something new every moment.” – If we are to believe Shunske Sato, leader of Concerto Köln and soloist on this sparkling release of Antonio Vivaldi's “Four Seasons”, what is at the heart of this recording is the idea of freedom. Freedom, too, in more ways than one. True to the principles of historical performance practice, the ensemble delivers the vitality of spontaneous playing in Vivaldi's music. No compromise, no tampering: the freedom of this performance situation is reflected in a recording made without cuts. And in the end it is the music itself which brings freedom. Vivaldi sometimes wrote down no more than melodic outlines, on which the soloist is to improvise. “Slavishly following what is on the page? That’s an idea that was completely foreign to musicians up to the start of the 20th century. Imagination, personality and one’s own view of a piece of music were what was expected,” comments Sato.

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• One-take audiophile recording (No artificial hall & compression) & enhanced by a special microphone systems developed by audio manufacturer MBL
• Main microphones: 2x Sennheiser MKH-8040; Compact Cardiod Condenser microphones, and customized MXL V6 Cardiod Consenser microphones
• Recorded, Printed and Manufactured in Germany
• Gatefold Jacket

Musicians:
Shunske Sato, violin
Mayumi Hiraskaki, violin I
Markus Hoffmann, violin I
Frauke Pohl, violin I
Jorg Buschhaus, violin II
Antje Engle, violin II
Hedwig Van Der Linde, violin II
Chiharu Abe, violin II
Antje Sabinski, violin II
Claudia Steeb, violin II
Alexander Scherf, violoncello
Jean-Michel Forest, double-bass
Gianluca Capuano, cembalo
Michael Ducker, lute
Concerto Koln

Selections:
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
The Four Seasons

Spring: Concerto in E Major
Op. 8, No. 1 RV 269
Summer: Concerto in G Minor
Op. 8, No. 2 RV 315
Autumn: Concerto in F Major
Op. 8, No. 3, RV 293
Winter: Concerto in F Minor
Op. 8, No. 4 RV 297
Description
One-Take Audiophile Recording Released on 180g Vinyl LP!

Solo violinist Shunske Sato leads the Concerto Koln for this sparkling release of Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Recorded in Kempen, Germany on June 25 and 26, 2016.

"Freedom" is the word that underpins this recording by Concerto Koln. Thoroughly in keeping with historical performance practice, this ensemble explores the vividness of spontaneity in Vivaldi's music. Uncompromising and authentic, the freedom of their style is portrayed in recording made without cuts, of audiophile quality and enhanced by a special microphone systems developed by audio manufacturer MBL.

“Something new every moment.” – If we are to believe Shunske Sato, leader of Concerto Köln and soloist on this sparkling release of Antonio Vivaldi's “Four Seasons”, what is at the heart of this recording is the idea of freedom. Freedom, too, in more ways than one. True to the principles of historical performance practice, the ensemble delivers the vitality of spontaneous playing in Vivaldi's music. No compromise, no tampering: the freedom of this performance situation is reflected in a recording made without cuts. And in the end it is the music itself which brings freedom. Vivaldi sometimes wrote down no more than melodic outlines, on which the soloist is to improvise. “Slavishly following what is on the page? That’s an idea that was completely foreign to musicians up to the start of the 20th century. Imagination, personality and one’s own view of a piece of music were what was expected,” comments Sato.

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• One-take audiophile recording (No artificial hall & compression) & enhanced by a special microphone systems developed by audio manufacturer MBL
• Main microphones: 2x Sennheiser MKH-8040; Compact Cardiod Condenser microphones, and customized MXL V6 Cardiod Consenser microphones
• Recorded, Printed and Manufactured in Germany
• Gatefold Jacket

Musicians:
Shunske Sato, violin
Mayumi Hiraskaki, violin I
Markus Hoffmann, violin I
Frauke Pohl, violin I
Jorg Buschhaus, violin II
Antje Engle, violin II
Hedwig Van Der Linde, violin II
Chiharu Abe, violin II
Antje Sabinski, violin II
Claudia Steeb, violin II
Alexander Scherf, violoncello
Jean-Michel Forest, double-bass
Gianluca Capuano, cembalo
Michael Ducker, lute
Concerto Koln

Selections:
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
The Four Seasons

Spring: Concerto in E Major
Op. 8, No. 1 RV 269
Summer: Concerto in G Minor
Op. 8, No. 2 RV 315
Autumn: Concerto in F Major
Op. 8, No. 3, RV 293
Winter: Concerto in F Minor
Op. 8, No. 4 RV 297
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Title
The Four Seasons
Composer
Vivaldi
Additional Artists
Shunske Sato, Mayumi Hiraskaki, Markus Hoffmann, Frauke Pohl, Concerto Koln
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
11-10-2016
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
12-02-2016
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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