Stokowski's Symphonic Baroque

  Symphonic Transcriptions by Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977)  
   
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 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759)
 Suite from 'Water Music' 19:35  
  Christopher Blake oboe  
1 I Adagio 3:06
2 II Allegro 2:40
3 III Air 2:02
4 IV Minuet 2:19
5 V Bourrée 0:58
6 VI Hornpipe 1:15
7 VII Andante 3:20
8 VIII Allegro 'Alla Hornpipe' 3:53
   
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 DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE (c. 1637-1707)
9  Sarabande and Courante 4:41
  (from the keyboard suite Auf meinen lieben Gott, BuxWV 179)  
  Cynthia Millar ondes martenot  
   
 ANTONIO CESTI (1623-1669)
10  Tu mancavi a tormentarmi, crudelissima speranza 6:47
  (Italian art song)  
   
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 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
11  Dead March 5:16
  (from Act III, Scene 4 of the Sacred Oratorio Saul)  
   
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 HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695)
 Concert Suite 12:19  
  Peter Dixon cello  
12 I Trumpet Tune 'The Cebell' 1:34
13 II Echo Pastorale from The Fairy Queen 2:19
14 III Hornpipe from The Fairy Queen 1:18
15 IV 'When I am laid in earth' ('Dido's Lament') from Dido and Aeneas 3:56
16 V Largo and Allegro from The Fairy Queen 3:12
   
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 TOMAS LUIS DE VICTORIA (1548-1611)
17  Jesu dulcis memoria 2:57
  (Four-part motet)  
   
 WILLIAM BYRD (1543-1623)
18  Pavane and Gigue 4:40
  (Pavane 'The Earl of Salisbury' from Parthenia and 'A Gigg' from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book)  
   
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 ARCANGELO CORELLI (1653-1713)
19  Adagio 3:44
  (from Violin Sonata in G minor, Op. 5 No. 5)  
   
 CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK (1714-1787)
20  Sicilienne 3:06
  (from Act V, Scene 2 of the Heroic Drama Armide)  
   
 ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741)
 Concerto grosso No. 11 in D minor 12:33  
  (from L'estro armonico, Op. 3)  
  Richard Davis flute - Christopher Blake oboe  
21 I Allegro 5:03
22 II Largo 4:03
23 III Allegro 3:25
 Matthias Bamert
  29 February & 1 March 2000