30 Aug 2020

CORELLI: Concerto grosso in D Op 6 No 7

From Music Alive, 8:05 pm on 30 August 2020
Dame Gillian Whitehead with Juilliard415

Dame Gillian Whitehead with Juilliard415 Photo: RNZ/Tim Dodd

One of the early Italian violin virtuosos, Arcangelo Corelli was one of the first to insist on a high level of orchestral discipline ... the players were to all move their bows in synch.

He was performing his concerti grossi in the 1680s but they weren't published until 1714, after his death.

Recorded by RNZ Concert, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland, 28 February 2020
Producer: Tim Dodd; Engineer: Adrian Hollay