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“The music of Antonio Vivaldi radiates vital energy, celebrates affective
states at their most intimate, artfully mimics natural phenomena, and tells
stories full of blazing colours, heady fragrances, humour, imagination,
exuberance, tenderness, and melancholy. It is a joy, a challenge and a privilege
for me, after many Vivaldian experiences on the concert platform, to present
this music on record. Fortunately for us, Vivaldi left us a magnificent
repertory not only for violin, but also for the recorder. In addition to using
it in many other musical genres, he called on the 'flauto' as a soloist in
different timbral groupings and instrumental combinations in some twenty
concertos, and raised the instrument and its expression to a new dimension.
I would like to present the concerti per flauto in their original scoring for
wind and orchestra, a brilliant ensemble concerto (concerto con molti stromenti)
and an effervescent flautino concerto as I think they were conceived and may
have sounded three hundred years ago. But I also wanted to try something new,
and so I arranged for the flauto, a late work of Vivaldi, the Violin Concerto
RV 375, which represents the new galant, singing style, no longer designed for
the clear articulation of the recorder. Some arpeggios have been modified by
analogy with the typical idiom of the maestro's writing for recorder, and the
upward transposition of a fourth makes the work sound warm and ethereal in the
key of E flat major. Here the solo diva illuminates all the rich invention that
is implied and expressed in Vivaldi's late style. What hidden treasures for


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