Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Johann Friedrich Fasch: Orchestral Suite in D Minor FWV K:d4



Movement 6-8/8

6. Menuet I

7. Réjouissance

8. Menuet II

The Melancholy

The Melancholy by Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1553 (click to enlarge!)

Monday, 22 June 2009

The Breakfast

The Breakfast by François Boucher, 1739 (click to enlarge!)

Tuesday, 16 June 2009

A. Vivaldi: Concerto in C Minor RV119

Movement 2/3

La Toilette

La Toilette by François Boucher, 1742

Monday, 15 June 2009

The Messenger

The Messenger by Johannes Verkolje, 1674

The Morning Walk

or Mr and Mrs William Hallet by Thomas Gainsborough, 1785

Monday, 8 June 2009

A. Vivaldi: Juditha Triumphans RV644 "Agitata infido flatu"

It amazes me that this was first performed by teenage girls at the Ospedale della Pietà, the institution for orphan girls where Vivaldi taught. What talent!

Thursday, 4 June 2009

A. Vivaldi: Concerto in C Minor RV119

Movement 1/3: Allegro.