ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (25th Anniversary Edition CD & DVD)

2 CD with DVD
1 Sep 2014

Barcode: 0825646288144

Other participants: English Chamber Orchestra

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of virtuoso violinist Nigel Kennedy’s landmark recording of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, this very special 25th Anniversary Luxury Edition includes the original ground-breaking recording, award-winning film, images and memorabilia and a specially written account of the unfolding event.

Nigel Kennedy’s recording was released 25th September 1989 on vinyl, cassette and CD and went on to become one of the best-selling classical albums of all-time. Originally recorded in November 1986 in the Church of St John-at-Hackney, London, it was a recording that would achieve unprecedented public and media attention and change the course of music history.

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269, 'La primavera': I. Allegro  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
02 Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269, ''La primavera'': II. Largo  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
03 Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269, ''La primavera'': III. Allegro  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
04 Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315, 'L'estate': I. Allegro non molto  - Nigel Kennedy/Charles Tunnell/Olga Hegedus/Ivor Bolton/John Constable/Robin Jeffrey/David Miller/English Chamber Orchestra 
05 Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315, 'L'estate': II. Adagio  - Nigel Kennedy/Charles Tunnell/Olga Hegedus/Ivor Bolton/John Constable/Robin Jeffrey/David Miller/English Chamber Orchestra 
06 Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315, 'L'estate': III. Presto  - Nigel Kennedy/Charles Tunnell/Olga Hegedus/Ivor Bolton/John Constable/Robin Jeffrey/David Miller/English Chamber Orchestra 
07 Concerto No. 3 in F Major, RV 293, 'L'autumno': I. Allegro  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
08 Concerto No. 3 in F Major, RV 293, 'L'autumno': II. Adagio molto  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
09 Concerto No. 3 in F Major, RV 293, 'L'autumno': III. Allegro  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
10 Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, 'L'inverno': I. Allegro non molto  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
11 Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, 'L'inverno': II. Largo  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
12 Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, 'L'inverno': III. Allegro  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
Disc 2 
01 Four Seasons - Nigel Kennedy's Introductory interview and rehearsal  - Nigel Kennedy 
02 Concerto No. 1 in E Op. 8 No. 1 'Spring' RV 269 (from 'The Four Seasons'): I. Allegro  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
03 Concerto No. 1 in E Op. 8 No. 1 'Spring' RV 269 (from 'The Four Seasons'): II. Largo  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
04 Concerto No. 1 in E Op. 8 No. 1 'Spring' RV 269 (from 'The Four Seasons'): III. Allegro  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
05 Kennedy introduces 'Summer'  - Nigel Kennedy 
06 Concerto No. 2 in G minor Op. 8 No. 2 'Summer' RV 315 (from 'The Four Seasons'): I. Allegro non molto  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
07 Concerto No. 2 in G minor Op. 8 No. 2 'Summer' RV 315 (from 'The Four Seasons'): II. Adagio  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
08 Concerto No. 2 in G minor Op. 8 No. 2 'Summer' RV 315 (from 'The Four Seasons') (2001 Digital Remaster): III. Presto  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
09 Kennedy introduces 'Autumn'  - Nigel Kennedy 
10 Concerto No. 3 in F Op. 8 No. 3 'Autumn' RV 293 (from 'The Four Seasons'): I. Allegro  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
11 Concerto No. 3 in F Op. 8 No. 3 'Autumn' RV 293 (from 'The Four Seasons') (2001 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio molto  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
12 Concerto No. 3 in F Op. 8 No. 3 'Autumn' RV 293 (from 'The Four Seasons') (2001 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
13 Kennedy introduces 'Winter' (2001 Digital Remaster)  - Nigel Kennedy 
14 Concerto No. 4 in F minor Op. 8 No. 4 'Winter' RV 297 (from 'The Four Seasons'): I. Allegro non molto  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
15 Concerto No. 4 in F minor Op. 8 No. 4 'Winter' RV 297 (from 'The Four Seasons'): II. Largo  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
16 Concerto No. 4 in F minor Op. 8 No. 4 'Winter' RV 297 (from 'The Four Seasons'): III. Allegro  - Nigel Kennedy/English Chamber Orchestra 
17 Four Seasons: credits and final interview  - Nigel Kennedy 


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