ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741): Cantatas: Tremori al braccio, RV 799, Elvira, anima mia, RV 654, Lungi dal vago volto, RV 680, Violin Sonatas ("Graz" Sonatas) in D, Rv 11, and in D Minor, RV 37, Sonata for Violin, Cello and Continuo in C Minor, RV 83.
Catalogue Number: 12I026
Reference: CKD 281
Description: The three cantatas offered here contain the same male and female characters and work well as a set although one is unavailable elsewhere, another has only two other recordings while Lungi dal vago is positively standard rep by now with eight. The "Graz" sonatas are without continuo parts which have been supplied by violinist Chandler for these first recordings. Italian-English texts. Mhairi Lawson (soprano), La Serenissima; Adrian Chandler (violin). Linn SACD hybrid