Kei Koito – Baroque Organ Concertos (2016) [Qobuz FLAC 24bit/88,2kHz]

Kei Koito – Baroque Organ Concertos (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz  | Time – 01:12:56 minutes | 1,29 GB | Genre: Classical
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The great Johann Sebastian Bach was the first who arranged famous baroque organ concertos (for example by Vivaldi) for solo organ. Kei Koito’s album ‘Baroque Organ Concertos’ presents a selection of famous baroque organ concertos in transcriptions for organ alone.

Features famous and well known baroque music by composers such as Albinoni, Händel, Vivaldi and Telemann.

The album also features a new suite Kei Koito herself has arranged using some of Händel’s best loved works, ‘Suite in G’.

Kei Koito, original from Japan, has a career as an esteemed concert organist. She has performed throughout Europe, Russia, Japan, and the Americas. She is acclaimed for her expertise on Baroque and Renaissance music, especially that of J.S. Bach. Musicians from Japan have gained a reputation in the interpretation of Baroque music, especially for music by J. S. Bach. Think for example of the highly praised albums of Masaaki Suzuki.

The program of this album has been recorded in the ‘Der Aa-kerk’ in Groningen, Netherlands. The second Schnitger organ was built in 1702, originally for the Broerkerk in Groningen. In 1815, the organ was transferred to the Aa-kerk. The instrument is famous among organ player all over the world.

Tracklist

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 – 1759)
Suite/Concerto in G Minor
1 I. Ouverture, HWV 453, No. 1 03:40
2 II. Entrée, HWV 453, No. 2 01:31
3 III. Air, HWV 466 02:11
4 IV. Sarabande, HWV 440, No. 3 02:50
5 V. Larghetto, HWV 580 01:39
6 VI. Allegro, HWV 487 01:38

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 – 1741)
7 Grave in B Minor, RV 206, No. 2 03:08
Concerto in B Minor, LV 133, after RV 275
8 I. Allegro 03:08
9 II. Adagio 02:52
10 III. Allegro 03:11

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
Concerto in G Minor, BWV 985, after TWV 51
11 I. Allegro 02:47
12 II. Adagio 01:49
13 III. Allegro 02:48

Antonio Vivaldi
14 Largehtto in D Major, BWV 972, No. 2, after RV 230 03:44

Tomaso Albinoni (1671 – 1751)
Concerto in F Major, LV 126
15 I. Allegro 02:32
16 II. Adagio 01:04
17 III. Allegro 02:47

Georg Friedrich Händel
Suite No. 2 in F Major, HWV 427
18 I. Adagio 02:30

Giuseppe Torelli (1658 – 1709)
Concerto in A Minor, LV 140
19 I. Allegro 02:30
20 II. Adagio 02:11
21 III. Allegro 03:18

Antonio Vivaldi
22 Largo in D Minor, after RV 356, No. 2 02:06

Georg Friedrich Händel
Organ Concerto in F Major, after HWV 293
23 I. Larghetto 02:04
24 II. Allegro 02:06
25 III. Alla Siciliana 01:37
26 IV. Presto 01:52

Georg Philipp Telemann
Concerto in C Minor, LV 136, after TWV 52
27 I. Adagio 02:30
28 II. Allegro 02:25
29 III. Adagio 01:58
30 IV. Allegro 02:14

Personnel
Kei Koito, Arp Schnitger-Orgel Aa-Kerk Groningen

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