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