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A. Corelli: Concerto Grosso in G Minor "Christmas", Op. 6, No. 8

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Published on Mar 15, 2011

This very fine interpretation comes from the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra on authentic instruments, directed from the harpsichord by Nicholas McGegan. The lightness and clarity are probably the core qualities of authenticity for this piece.

Twelve concerti grossi, Op. 6, are a collection of twelve concerti written by Arcangelo Corelli, arranged for publication in 1708. These are some of the finest examples of the baroque-style Concerti Grossi concertos for a concertino group of two violins and cello and a ripieno group of 2 violins, cello and continuo. Concerto No. 8, in G Minor, also known as the "Christmas Concerto" as it was written for Christmas Eve and has a pastorale in the last movement.

Vivace -- Grave
Allegro
Adagio -- Allegro -- Adagio
Vivace
Allegro
Pastorale: Largo

The Corelli concerti grossi summarize the standard model of Italian Baroque music.

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