Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8, MC 6.8, "Fatto per la Notte di Natale": I. Vivace - Grave - Allegro
Arcangelo Corelli 4:32
2 Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8, MC 6.8, "Fatto per la Notte di Natale": II. Adagio - Allegro - Adagio
Arcangelo Corelli 3:48
3 Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8, MC 6.8, "Fatto per la Notte di Natale": III. Vivace
Arcangelo Corelli 1:27
4 Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8, MC 6.8, "Fatto per la Notte di Natale": IV. Allegro
Arcangelo Corelli 1:52
5 Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8, MC 6.8, "Fatto per la Notte di Natale": V. Pastorale (Largo)
Arcangelo Corelli 5:04
6 Canon and Gigue in D major, P 37: I. Canon
Johann Pachelbel 4:06
7 Canon and Gigue in D major, P 37: II. Gigue
Johann Pachelbel 2:00
8 Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 8, No. 6 "Christmas Concerto": I. Grave - Vivace - Adagio - attacca
Giuseppe Torelli 3:48
9 Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 8, No. 6 "Christmas Concerto": II. Largo - attacca
Giuseppe Torelli 3:41
10 Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 8, No. 6 "Christmas Concerto": III. Vivace
Giuseppe Torelli 1:50
11 Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: II. Air
Johann Sebastian Bach 5 6:00
12 Concerto for Violin and Strings in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno": I. Allegro non molto
Antonio Vivaldi 3:29
13 Concerto for Violin and Strings in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno": II. Largo
Antonio Vivaldi 2:15
14 Concerto for Violin and Strings in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno": III. Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 3:15
15 Concerto in C, Op. 3, No. 12 "Christmas Concerto": I. Largo (Pastorale per il Santissimo Natale)
Francesco Manfredini 5:02
16 Concerto in C, Op. 3, No. 12 "Christmas Concerto": II. Largo
Francesco Manfredini 2:57
17 Concerto in C, Op. 3, No. 12 "Christmas Concerto": III. Allegro
Pietro Antonio Locatelli 2:59
18 Concerto grosso in F minor, Op. 1, No. 8 "Christmas Concerto": I. Largo - Grave
Pietro Antonio Locatelli 3:43
19 Concerto grosso in F minor, Op. 1, No. 8 "Christmas Concerto": II. Vivace
Pietro Antonio Locatelli 1:33
20 Concerto grosso in F minor, Op. 1, No. 8 "Christmas Concerto": III. Grave
Pietro Antonio Locatelli 2:09
21 Concerto grosso in F minor, Op. 1, No. 8 "Christmas Concerto": IV. Largo Andante
Pietro Antonio Locatelli 5:14
22 Concerto grosso in F minor, Op. 1, No. 8 "Christmas Concerto": V. Andante
Pietro Antonio Locatelli 2:23
23 Concerto grosso in F minor, Op. 1, No. 8 "Christmas Concerto": VI. Pastorale - Andante
Pietro Antonio Locatelli 4:46

Credits

CD 1

organ:
David Bell (organist) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 11)
balance engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 11)
composer:
Arcangelo Corelli (tracks 1, 1–2, 5)
Pietro Antonio Locatelli (tracks 18–23)
Francesco Onofrio Manfredini (tracks 15–17)
Johann Pachelbel (tracks 6–7)
Giuseppe Torelli (tracks 3, 8–10)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (tracks 12–14)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 11)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1739) (track 4)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (tracks 1–10, 12–23)
Herbert von Karajan (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 11)
executive producer:
Günther Breest (track 11)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (tracks 1–10, 12–23)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 11)
producer:
Michel Glotz (track 11)
recorded at:
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 11)
arrangements:
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 11)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 11)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 11)
Canon and Gigue in D major, T. 377: I. Canon (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Canon and Gigue in D major: I. Canon (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 6)
Canon and Gigue in D major: II. Gigue (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 7)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 11)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 11)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 11)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 11)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 11)
Solo Amore (track 11)
is the basis for:
Adagio (track 6)
Bach Aire (track 11)
Christmas Canon (original version) (track 6)
Happy (track 6)
Lemming 1 (Lemmings, Commodore 64) (track 6)
Lullaby (track 6)
Sanctus II (track 6)
Simple Joy (track 6)
Sweetest Love (track 11)
later versions:
Canon in D, Mostly (track 6)
V (track 12)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 11)
part of:
recording of:
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 11)