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Guardian Angel: Rachel Podger

Release date: 07 Oct 2013, 35513


Rachel Podger


Johann Sebastian Bach, Giuseppe Tartini, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Nicolas Matteis, Johann Georg Pisendel, Antonio Motanari

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BBC Music Magazine

Characteristically unforced and natural, the playing manages to sound endlessly considered yet spontaneous. There's a sureness to the placing of every note, whether poised or bristling with bite and bravado. And Podger speaks the Italian of Tartini with a native fluency...All in all, utterly stupendious

MusicWeb International

this is a remarkably beautiful recital. I doubt the solo violin has ever been more exquisitely recorded in surround. The instrument just floats before the listener within a lovely acoustic. The playing and the music itself is all gorgeous...Definitely an issue to be purchased immediately as a present to oneself with an extra copy for your closest musical friend.

YOU HAVE SELECTED:  Duration Price Price Price Price  
Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita for Flute in A minor, BWV 1013 (transcr. R. Podger) 15:40   $
Allemande 04:03   $
Corrente 03:39   $
Sarabande 05:24   $
Bourée anglaise 02:34   $
Nicolas Matteis: Passagio Rotto 2:33   $
Passagio Rotto 02:33   $
Nicolas Matteis: Fantasia 1:51   $
Fantasia 01:51   $
Nicolas Matteis: Movimento Incognito 2:42   $
Movimento Incognito 02:42   $
Giuseppe Tartini: Sonata in A minor, B:a3 21:0   $
Cantabile 01:39   $
Allegro 02:15   $
Allegro 03:41   $
Giga 01:21   $
Theme and Variations 12:04   $
Giuseppe Tartini: Sonata No. 13 in B minor, B:h1 10:11   $
Andante 04:45   $
Allegro assai 02:47   $
Allegro affettuoso 02:39   $
Johann Georg Pisendel: Sonata per violino solo senza basso 14:41   $
- 02:45   $
Allegro 05:13   $
Giga 02:47   $
Variatione 03:56   $
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: Passacaglia for violin solo in G minor 8:33   $
Senza Scordatura 08:33   $
Antonio Motanari: Sonata Camera 2:27   $
Giga (bonus track) 02:27   $

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Rachel Podger is one of the most creative talents to emerge in the field of period performance. Over the last two decades she has established herself as a leading interpreter of the music of the Baroque and Classical periods. After beginnings with The Palladian Ensemble and Florilegium, she was leader of The English Concert from 1997 to 2002 and in 2004 began a guest directorship with The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with whom she appeared in a televised BBC Prom in 2007. As a guest director and soloist she has collaborated with numerous orchestras including Arte dei Suonatori (Poland), Musica Angelica and Santa Fe Pro Musica (USA), The Academy of Ancient Music, The European Union Baroque Orchestra, Holland Baroque Society and the Handel and Haydn Society (USA).

Guardian Angel: Rachel Podger

Category Solo Instrumental

Period Baroque

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