Vivaldi, Tartini - The Four Seasons - Anne-Sophie Mutter, Trondheim Soloists - 1999, 2015 (FLAC, 24BIT – 48KHZ)

Vivaldi, Tartini – The Four Seasons – Anne-Sophie Mutter, Trondheim Soloists – 1999, 2015 (FLAC, 24BIT – 48KHZ)

Composer: Antonio Vivaldi, Giuseppe Tartini
Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter – violin, Günter Hermanns – unknown
Orchestra: Trondheim Soloists
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1 CD
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Bit Depth: 24bit / 48kHz
Number of channels: 2.0
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Size: 648.8 MB
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Anne-Sophie Mutter, Trondheim Soloists / Vivaldi – The Four Seasons

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

The Four Seasons: Spring, RV269 11:10

01. 1. Allegro 3:34
02. 2. Largo 3:14
03. 3. Allegro (Danza pastorale) 4:22

The Four Seasons: Summer, RV315 11:04

04. 1. Allegro non molto – Allegro 6:11
05. 2. Adagio – Presto – Adagio 2:20
06. 3. Presto (Tempo impetuoso d’estate) 2:33

The Four Seasons: Autumn, RV293 13:04

07. 1. Allegro (Ballo, e canto de’ villanelli) 6:13
08. 2. Adagio molto (Ubriachi dormienti) 2:59
09. 3. Allegro (La caccia) 3:52

The Four Seasons: Winter, RV297 10:10

10. 1. Allegro non molto 3:31
11. 2. Largo 2:49
12. 3. Allegro 3:50

Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770)

Violin Sonata in G minor ‘Devil’s Trill’ 16:53

13. 1. Larghetto affettuoso 3:50
14. 2. Allegro 3:25
15. 3. Andante – Allegro 1:12
16. 4. Allegro assai 8:26

Recorded: 1999-05-10
Recording Venue: Tivoli Garden, Copenhagen

We’ve grown so accustomed to seeing violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter gracing album covers in her flowing formal gowns that this recording of Vivaldi’s masterpiece may come as a shock to her fans, at least at first glance. Mutter, it appears, has been influenced by Gap culture, looking relaxed and appearing in jeans on the album cover. To coincide with this release, she even released a music video, featuring the Trondheim Soloists and herself performing the glorious work and looking like they’re having a blast. Is this the shape of classical music to come? Let’s hope so. Mutter’s performance here, as usual, is top-notch. The opening movements of Spring sound delightful, the Summer storm sounds frenzied, and during Winter’s second movement, you can practically hear the chill being warded off by a fire. Her impeccable tone is, as usual, gorgeous and the conductorless Trondheims provide a fine, if slightly obscured, accompaniment. Filling out this disc is Tartini’s Sonata in G Minor (better known as The Devil’s Trill), a wonderful piece of baroque violin virtuosity. There have never been so many recordings of Four Seasons available as right now; there really is no definitive version anymore. This one, however, is easy to recommend. – Jason Verlinde

Gramophone Magazine

A wonderfully personal reading – Mutter is deeply reflective, reacting emotionally to each movement. The Trondheim Soloists’ superb playing is a perfect match for Mutter’s virtuosity.



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