Bach - Concerto for 3 & 4

Bach's Concerto for Four Harpsichords and String Orchestra in A minor is an adaptation from around 1730-1733 of Vivaldi's B minor Concerto for Four Violins and String Orchestra in B minor, No. 10/3. Bach had gotten to know Vivaldi's Op. 3 while an organist at Weimar, where he transcribed ten of them for solo harpsichord and six of them for organ. This later adaptation is far more ambitious. In it, Bach has both tightened and expanded Vivaldi's counterpoint, enriched his harmonies with lusher harmonies, and expanded the ... more

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Bach - Concerto for 3 Harpsichords and Orchestra in C - I. Allegro
Bach - Concerto for 3 Harpsichords and Orchestra in C - II. Adagio
Bach - Concerto for 3 Harpsichords and Orchestra in C - III. Allegro
Vivaldi Bach - Concerto for 4 Harpsichords and Orchestra in A Minor - I. Allegro
Vivaldi Bach - Concerto for 4 Harpsichords and Orchestra in A Minor - II. Largo
Vivaldi Bach - Concerto for 4 Harpsichords and Orchestra in A Minor - III. Allegro
Composer Form Instrument Period
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto Orchestra Baroque

Antonio Vivaldi

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (nicknamed "The Red Priest" because of his red hair) was an Italian Baroque composer, priest, and virtuoso violinist, born ...
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