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Ma, Yo-Yo & Koopman, Ton / Vivaldi's Cello
Album:Vivaldi's Cello Collection:Classical
Artist:Ma, Yo-Yo & Koopman, Ton Added:05/2004
Label:Sony Classical 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-08-09 Pull Date:2004-10-11 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:10 Oct3 Oct5 Sep29 Aug22 Aug15 Aug

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 07, 2004:Multiple Personality Disorder
Concerto in G Minor
4.Aug 30, 2004:Cleanup on Aisle You
Concerto in G Minor
2.Sep 30, 2004:Thursday Morning
Concerto in C Minor for Cello, Strings and Basso Continuo
5.Aug 23, 2004:Mixed Up Class
Concerto in B-Flat Major
3.Sep 03, 2004:Multiple Personality Disorder
Concerto in G Minor, Concerto in G Minor, Concerto in G Minor
6.Aug 18, 2004:press and release
Concerto in G Minor

Album Review
Mandy Khoshnevisan
Reviewed 2004-08-04 
Lovely Vivaldi pieces played with passion, some very recognizable as classics. Some intended for cello, some transcribed from violin. Played on period instruments (with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, after all), so plenty of harpsichord throughout. (Roman numerals indicate the movement; there are several multi-movement pieces.) Pieces you’ve heard before: tracks 3, 4, probably 7, possibly 1. I really liked 17, though all are good.

1. (3:22) I. Allegro: wandering and tempestuous
2. (2:31) II. Largo: sad, stately, tremulous
3. (3:11) III. Allegro: very recognizable; unexpected rhythms, dramatic
4. *(1:50) SUPER recognizable--“that fancy party song”; Largo from Four Seasons
5. (3:29) I. Allegro: understated, playful, flirts with minor key
6. (2:19) II. Largo: lots of harpsichord and long chords
7. *(3:36) III. Allegro: also recognizable; lovely, dancing, halting rhythm
8. (2:56) gentle, flowing, w/ oboe n’ bassoon
9. (5:20) I. Allegro: w/ organ n’ lute, heavy tempo with light wanderings over
10. (2:29) II. Largo: quiet and precious
11. (3:10) III. Allegro: minor and stormy
12. (2:54) “look at the pretty wine country!”
13. *(4:15) I. Allegro non molto: warm but apprehensive
14. (2:58) II. Adagio: quiet, bitter and sweet
15. (3:00) III. Allegro ma non molto: decisive, energized
16. (5:02) oboe and organ, soft, “we love everyone!”
17. *(2:28) bouncy, 2 cellos, very pretty and warm.
18. (10:18) quiet, serene, warm, poignant
19. (2:26) soft, mournful; w/ lute

-Reviewed by mandy (la chanteuse)

Track Listing
1.Concerto in G Minor 10.Concerto for Viola D'amore
2.Concerto in G Minor 11.Concerto for Viola D'amore
3.Concerto in G Minor 12.La Gloria Del Mio
4.The Four Seasons 13.Concerto in C Minor for Cell
5.Concerto in B-Flat Major 14.Concerto in C Minor for Cell
6.Concerto in B-Flat Major 15.Concerto in C Minor for Cell
7.Concerto in B-Flat Major 16.Noli, O Cara
8.Cosi Sugl Ochhi Miei 17.Laudamus Te
9.Concerto for Viola D'amore 18.Quanto Magis Generosa
 19.Dite Oihme