Music from Turkey 2002, Part I

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Program: #02-20   Air Date: May 20, 2002

The glories of the European musical world circa 1700 with a concert by the Venice Baroque Orchestra.

Preservation of this program is made possible by a generous grant in honor of Millie Hylden O’Leary.

NOTE: Our series of Music from Turkey is made possible in part by The American-Turkish Council in cooperation with the Istanbul International Music Festival, one of the world's leading music festivals, this year celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Additional support comes from Raymond James, listening to investors since 1962: Independent investment and financial planning advice and investment banking services in the U.S. and Turkey--at raymondjames.com.

This concert, from the Istanbul Festival 2001, features The Venice Baroque Orchestra directed by Andrea Marcon. The recording was made in the Aya Irini, the 6th century basilica located on the grounds of the Topkapi Palace.

ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741): Giustino: Sinfonia in C, RV 717.

VIVALDI: Concerto for Strings and Basso Continuo in g minor, RV 157.

ALESSANDRO MARCELLO (1684-1750): Concerto No. 1 in D, "La Cetra"

VIVALDI: Concerto for 2 Oboes, Strings, & Basso Continuo in d minor, RV 535

VIVALDI: The Four Seasons: Violin Concerto in g minor, "Summer"
Violin Concerto in f minor, "Winter"

Composer Info

ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741), ALESSANDRO MARCELLO (1684-1750).

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