Known for his innovation and instrumental virtuosity, Antonio Vivaldi was on the cutting edge of Baroque trends. Early music specialist John Butt, director of Scotland’s highly acclaimed Dunedin Consort, traces his accomplishments along with the people who inspired him — and whom he inspired, too. Featured works include Vivaldi’s Bassoon Concerto in C Major plus music by Corelli, Albinoni, and Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 1.

CORELLI | Concerto Grosso in F Major, op. 6, no. 6
VIVALDI | Bassoon Concerto in C Major, RV 472
J.S. BACH | Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1066
ALBINONI | Oboe Concerto in D Minor, op. 9, no. 2
VIVALDI | Concerto for Strings in A Major, RV158
VIVALDI | Concerto for Flute, Oboe & Bassoon in F Major, RV 550

Music of the Baroque Orchestra
John Butt, conductor
Mary Stolper, flute
Anne Bach, oboe
William Buchman, bassoon