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Albinoni Concerto 4 mov.3


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 Genre: Baroque

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Tomaso Albinoni born to Antonio Albinoni, a wealthy paper merchant in Venice, he studied violin and singing. Relatively little is known about his life, especially considering his contemporary stature as a composer, and the comparatively well-documented period in which he lived. In 1694 he dedicated his Opus 1 to the fellow-Venetian Pietro, Cardinal Ottoboni (grand-nephew of Pope Alexander VIII); Ottoboni was an important patron in Rome of other composers, such as Arcangelo Corelli. Albinoni was possibly employed in 1700 as a violinist to Charles IV, Duke of Mantua, to whom he dedicated his Opus 2 collection of instrumental pieces. In 1701 he wrote his hugely popular suites Opus 3, and
dedicated that collection to Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany.

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Uploaded: Jan 01, 2009 - 05:47:04 PM
Last Updated: Jan 09, 2009 - 02:51:32 PM Last Played: Oct 16, 2015 - 06:42:48 PM
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Feter said 3038 days ago (January 1st, 2009)
Albinoni Concerto Op.7
Incredible arrangment and designed ...the sound just so real ...and
is like here .....indeed the cahterdal reverb fits so wonderfully
a great art work ..thnx alot for sharin I just love ALbinoni ...as
a Baroque master ...!!!
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Bowman said 3038 days ago (January 1st, 2009)
Tomaso Albinoni...
has always been so irresistibly entertaining and so is this remarkable rendition Scotty with its great ambiance and suave sophistication.

Albinoni's a composer who should known for far more than his very moving Adagio (which I understand is based on only a fragment of his original composition).
I'd love to see your version of that one day.
Another great work Scotty.
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composerclark said 3038 days ago (January 2nd, 2009)
Incredibly realistic!
You always make impressive MIDI versions of classics, but this might be the most impressive yet, in terms of the realism of instruments! Terrific job here.

You're right about not much being known about Albinoni's life. He lived at almost exactly the same time as Bach (Albinoni: 1671-1751; JSB: 1670-1750), and was apparently sufficiently well off not to need professional employment in music, or any other area.

There is information about him here, and this site also has links to other articles on the WWW about him: http://www.answers.com/topic/tomaso-albinoni

One thing that may come as a shock to anyone who has heard of him is that his famous "Adagio" (which is on just about every "Greatest Hits of the Baroque" type CD you can find) was not actually composed by him. Wikipedia tells us:

"The Albinoni Adagio in G minor is a 1958 composition entirely composed by Remo Giazotto, which Giazotti claimed to have based on fragments from a slow movement of an Albinoni trio sonata he had been sent by the Dresden State Library."

Anyway, an interesting story, and a fantastic rendition music of his that I suspect most of us would never have heard had you not posted it here. Thanks very much!
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Moviz said 3037 days ago (January 2nd, 2009)
Just wonderful
and all I can do is repeat what has already been written here by others..... lovely work, regards M
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kristyjo said 3037 days ago (January 2nd, 2009)
Very noble music
Realized here with all of the self-confidence of the late Baroque. You do a superb job with the dynamics - Subtle, yet precise. As always, thanks for the history lesson! I really like the space you chose for this, too. It took me a long time to understand how programs like Space Designer work, but hearing this rendition makes it clear that it also can add a lot to a performance.
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Elevator_Funk said 3036 days ago (January 3rd, 2009)
I love this.
I don't know how you get these midi sounds to sound so good, they sound great. This reminds me of the music on Pirates! the computer game I played back in the day. Some day you should try doing some Water Music by Handel. That would be awesome.
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Ibstrat said 3035 days ago (January 4th, 2009)
Another
amazing rendition of a beautiful piece.Great work!
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guitapick said 3034 days ago (January 5th, 2009)
Just blows me away...
...how you can come up with such a great sound, Scotty.

I love this era. Very, very nicely done.
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richardhowardjones said 3034 days ago (January 6th, 2009)
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I've been in that cathedral and boy, did this transport me right back there. I could picture you there, hair flying along with the music. Great!
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thetiler said 3033 days ago (January 6th, 2009)
This is delightful
Amazingly good!

Maybe some of the best music i've ever heard here. This is really way up there in beauty!

I am really glad that I ran into this gem! Way to Go MO!
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Skean said 3033 days ago (January 7th, 2009)
Okay then
I have to say you make my day... With this for me impressive work... Amazing composition... Kudos.
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bud said 3031 days ago (January 8th, 2009)
I'm amazed
maybe because this is my first encounter with your work - or maybe just because it's amazing. Really enjoyed it. Thanks
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H3nry said 2343 days ago (November 27th, 2010)
Late to the party...
but this is really very good and deserves to be brought back to listeners' attention.

Space Designer, hmmmm....? Methinks I need to look into that.
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