VIVALDI Concerto No 12 in a, RV 499

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (Italian: [anˈtɔːnjo ˈluːtʃo viˈvaldi]; 4 March 1678 – 28 July 1741) was an Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric. Born in Venice, he is recognized as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and his influence during his lifetime was widespread across Europe. He is known mainly for composing many instrumental concertos, for the violin and a variety of other instruments, as well as sacred choral works and more than forty operas. Composition Year of Bassoon Concerto in A minor, RV 499...dates from 1720 through 24, or by 1736 at the latest.

VIDEO (Audio)...Daniel Smith, bassoon English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger Recording: 1996

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