Vivaldi. Oboe Concerto in A minor, RV 461.

While many of Vivaldi's over 500 concertos were for violin, he also wrote for many different instruments and instrument combinations. His concertos for wind instruments are notable, and he wrote more than twenty for solo oboe. The oboe was a popular instrument in the Baroque era as it was an instrument used in the orchestras of Bach and Handel as well as in concertos. The date of composition isn't known for the Oboe Concerto RV 461. It is in three movements.

VIDEO: Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (4 March 1678 -- 28 July 1741) Vivaldi. Oboe Concerto in A minor, RV 461. I. Allegro non molto II. Larghetto III. Allegro Burkhard Glaetzner, oboe. Berlin Chamber Orchestra. Conductor Hartmut Haenchen. Recorded: Christuskirche, Berlin, 1978

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