Four strings meet six strings in enchanting, melodic music
This documentary is linked to the upcoming release of the second volume of Treasures of Violin Making from Edizioni Scrollavezza Zanrè, focusing on the 1690 ‘Tuscan’ Stradivari from the collection of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome. The video includes extracts of Baroque specialist Fabio Biondi playing ...
Vivaldi: I Concerti dell’addio: Violin Concertos in C major RV189; in †¨E minor RV273; in F major RV286; in B flat major RV367; in B flat major RV371; in B minor RV390
The Strad Issue: June 2015 Description: Late concertos from Vivaldi’s Viennese years Musicians: Fabio Biondi (violin/director) Europa Galante Composer: Vivaldi Vivaldi composed his ‘Farewell’ Concertos in his twilight years while searching desperately for creative opportunities in Vienna. Drawn from a collection currently preserved in Brno, the works ...
The Strad Issue: January 2006 Musicians: Fabio Biondi (violin/director) Europa Galante Composer: Mozart The day before I began appraising this disastrous disc, I was listening with pleasure to one of the CDs of Boccherini quintets by Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante. It is not a long journey ...