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Evgeny Sviridov, Millenium Orchestra – Giuseppe Tartini Violin Concertos (2020) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Evgeny Sviridov, Millenium Orchestra – Giuseppe Tartini Violin Concertos (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 01:03:05 minutes | 1,27 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Digital Booklet, Front Cover | © Ricercar

After devoting an album to sonatas by Giuseppe Tartini, for this anniversary year of the illustrious Paduan virtuoso, Evgeny Sviridov offers us a recording of violin concertos. This is his first collaboration with Millenium Orchestra, the ensemble founded by Leonardo Garcia Alarcon in the framework of CAVEMA in Namur. Most of the concertos selected come from manuscript copies made in eighteenth century Germany, where Tartinis reputation was very high. Evgeny Sviridov has found in these scores cadenzas and ornaments which are very probably in the hand of Johann Georg Pisendel, the great virtuoso violinist of the Dresden court, a friend (and interpreter) of Johann Sebastian Bach! Following a practice that was becoming increasingly common in Germany at that time, one of the concertos has two horn parts in addition to the strings. Of the 130 or so surviving violin concertos, Evgeny Sviridov has selected five.

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Evgeny Sviridov, Davit Melkonyan & Stanislav Gres – Tartini: Sonate, Op. I (2018) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Evgeny Sviridov, Davit Melkonyan & Stanislav Gres – Tartini: Sonate, Op. I (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz  | Time – 01:05:31 minutes | 1,26 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Digital Booklet, Front Cover | © Ricercar

The Russian violinist Evgeny Sviridov, winner of the MA Festival Bruges Competition in 2017, has chosen to devote his first recording to the sonatas of Giuseppe Tartini. As heir to the Baroque tradition of the early eighteenth century, Tartini developed technical concepts much bolder than those of his predecessors, thus preparing the violin for the language of the Classical period. His treatise served as a model for Leopold Mozart and his reputation was still very much alive in the Romantic era, which continued to propagate the famous anecdote of his dream during which the Devil suggested to him how to perform reputedly impossible trills…

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