Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sunday music spot: Vivaldi's Concerto for 4 violins (RV 580)

As the recordings to which this post originally linked have been removed from YouTube, here are two replacements which are working as of July 2017.

In 1711 Antonio Vivaldi published a concerto for four Violins and supporting instruments.

Here is a recent performance ...

Johann Sebastian Bach liked this piece so much that  he transcribed it for four harpsichords. Here is a modern performance of his version:

Which do you prefer?

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