JS Bach: Six Concerts after Vivaldi

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COMPOSERS: JS Bach
LABELS: Warner
WORKS: Six Concertos after Vivaldi; Italian Concerto, BWV 971
PERFORMER: Olivier Baumont (harpsichord)
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 68966-5

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Bach taught himself the Italian style with these arrangements of Vivaldi violin concertos. One track of strangely erratic tempos (an ill-advised collation of two ‘takes’ perhaps?) then lively allegros and lyrical aria-like largo movements. George Pratt