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A bit of Baroque Baroque Corelli Handel Zipoli

A Bit of Baroque

When I began my ‘classical quest’ I focused almost entirely on the Romantic period. Apart from Bach I had no interest in Baroque. I thought of Baroque as just wimpy flutes and recorders, or irritatingly tinkly harpsichords. No emotional punch and power like the Romantics. My brother showed me the error of  my ways! A few winners.

Handel concerto grosso op. 3 no. 2 in B flat major / Largo


Domenico Zipoli – Elevazione for oboe and cello. A special name! A special piece.

Elevazione for oboe and cello


Arcangelo Corelli. Concerto grosso in G minor op. 6 no. 8 / Adagio