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Favourite Baroque Classics [CD]

Marc-Antoine Charpentier , Johann Sebastian Bach , Johann Pachelbel , George Frideric Handel , Roy Goodman , et al. Audio CD
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  • Orchestra: Brandenburg Consort
  • Conductor: Roy Goodman
  • Composer: Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Pachelbel, George Frideric Handel
  • Audio CD (1 Jan 2000)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Helios
  • ASIN: B00000JPZC
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,608 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Prelude - Te Deum in D - Marc-Antoine Charpentier
2. Air 'On the G String' - Johann Sebastian Bach
3. Canon and Gigue in D - Johann Pachelbel
4. The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon - George Frideric Handel
5. Andante - Violin Concerto in B flat - George Frideric Handel
6. Allegro ma non troppo - Concerto a dur cori No. 2 in F - George Frideric Handel
7. Allegro in F major from the Water Music - George Frideric Handel
8. Gavot (Rondeau) from Symphony No. 4 in F - William Boyce
9. Curtain Tune - The Tempest - Matthew Locke
10. Rondeau - The Fairy Queen - Henry Purcell
11. Rondeau - Abdelazer - Henry Purcell
12. Rondeau - 'The Prince of Denmark's March' - Jeremiah Clarke
13. Moderato - Trio Sonata No. 1 in G - Dominico Gallo
14. Allegro - Concerto Grosso in D, Op. 6 No. 4 - Arcangelo Corelli
15. Adagio - Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op. 9 No. 2 - Tomaso Albinoni
16. Largo - Concerto for viola d'amore and lute in D minor, RV540 - Antonio Vivaldi
17. Menuet tendre en rondeau - Dardanus - Jean-Philippe Rameau
18. Rondeau - Les Indes Galantes - Jean-Philippe Rameau
19. Rondeau in C for violino piccolom, bassoon and strings - Johann Joseph Fux
20. Chaconne in G - Georg Muffat
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Product Description

Charpentier : Te Deum - Pachelbel : Canon - Händel : Arrivée de la Reine de Saba - Boyce : Gavotte - Purcell : Fairy Queen - Corelli : Concerto Grosso op 6/4 - Vivaldi : Largo - Muffat : Chaconne - Rameau : Air etc. / The Brandebourg Consort, dir. Roy Goodman

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5.0 out of 5 stars Baroque Classics 16 May 2012
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It's difficult to condense an entire musical period into a single disc compilation, but hyperion here have done very well. The disc showcases 16 different composers and is therefore very good if you want a comprehensive introduction to the Baroque. All music here is performed by The Brandenburg Consort conducted by Roy Goodman.
I decided to buy this after listening to Roy Goodman's Bachs Orchestral Suites, and it is a very good overview of the Baroque period. As I've come to expect, each piece is played very well, and the recordings are of good quality.
Amazon doesn't seem to provide a track listing for this, so here you go. Hope this is of some use

1) Prelude Te Deum -Charpentier
2) Air en the G string - JS Bach
3) Canon and Gigue in D - Pachelbel
4) The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
5) Andante, Violin Concerto in B flat - Handel
6) Allegro ma non troppo - Handel
7) Allegro, Water Music Suite #1 in F - Handel
8) Gavot (Rondeau), Symphony #4 - Boyce
9) Curtain Tune, The Tempest Suite - Locke
10) Rondeau, The Fairy Queen - Purcell
11) Rondeau, Abdelazer - Purcell
12) Rondeau, The Prince of Denmarks March - Clarke
13) Moderato, Trio Sonata #1 - Gallo
14) Allegro, Concerto Grosso in D - Corelli
15) Adagio, Oboe Concerto in D minor - Albinoni
16) Largo, Concerto for Viola d'amore and lute - Vivaldi
17) Menuet tendre en rondeau, Dardanus - Rameau
18) Rondeau les indes, Galantes - Rameau
19) Rondeau in C - Fux
20) Chaconne in G - Muffat
21) Largo, Concerto for Recorder and Flute - Telemann
22) Adagio, Trumpet Concerto in D - Telemann
23) Sinfonia, Cantata #21 - JS Bach
24) Sinfonia, Easter Oratoria - JS Bach
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent 15 Oct 2013
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I'm very happy with my purchase - I love baroque and this is a great selection - I would recommend
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5.0 out of 5 stars A unique selection of Great Baroque classics 25 Jan 2013
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This is a great collection of many all time favourite baroque classics. The Baroque is a peculiar era and with so many favourites to choose from it is often difficult to get a good collection. This Hyperion CD as the list of the contest shows is one of the best comprehensive selection of Baroque favourites. There are also some great discoveries of rare gems hidden amongst the favourites. I like this collection and gladly recommend it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Baroque selection 5 Dec 2012
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I love Baroqu music and had been looking for such a selection for ages.

The CD arrived, pristine, well before time.
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