Forte e Dolce CD

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The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado’s second CD, Forte e Dolce, incorporates music from over 75 years in various 17-century Italian traditions, including four works for trumpet and strings, a concerto grosso in the “Christmas concerto” genre, plus chamber and solo pieces.

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Track Listing

  1. Giuseppe Torelli (1658-1709)
    Concerto in D Major for trumpet, strings and continuo (Etienne Roger)
  2. Petronio Franceschini (1651-1680)
    Sonata in D Major for trumpet and violin, strings and continuo (originally for two trumpets)
  3. Torelli
    Concerto a quattro in forma di Pastorale, per il Santo Natale
  4. Torelli
    Sonata in D Major for trumpet, strings and continuo, G.7
  5. Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)
    Canzon No. 2 for violin and continuo
  6. Frescobaldi
    Canzon Quarti Toni from Fiori Musicali, for solo organ
  7. Dario Castello (early 17th century)
    Sonata No. 2 for violin and continuo
  8. Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682)
    Sinfonia avanti Il Barcheggio
  9. Antonio Bertali (1605-1669)
    Chiacona

Cover Art

Maria van Oosterwijk (1630-1693), Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase (1670s), Denver Art Museum.

Program Notes

For program notes, from the CD, click here.

Ordering Information

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CDs are available for purchase at all BCOC concerts and can be also be ordered here.