Nigel kennedy is a passionate aston villa fan and attends as many games as his schedule allows. Nigel kennedy has his first name back for this vivaldi remake, and in every respect it is a serious and very well done project, a huge improvement over his bizarre first recording with its strange cadenzas and interpolations. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the enter key is pressed. You can buy latest album the four elements 2011 nigel kennedy. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Its authentic nigel but inauthentic everything else, which you will like i did or not, according to taste. The four seasons performances are different in detail but not in basic plan from kennedy s earlier readings, with harmonically unidiomatic improvisations, mighty quick tempos in some outer movements, unorthodox phrasing, and various other surprises. Find nigel kennedy discography, albums and singles on allmusic. The new four seasons by nigel kennedy on apple music. Bbc radio 4 front rows cultural exchange nigel kennedy.
Kennedy nigel kennedys greatest hits 2002, cd discogs. Antonio vivaldi, english chamber orchestra, kennedy, nigel 4. A musical rebel gives vivaldi a postmodern makeover. The fourpiece band comprises second violinviola, acoustic guitar and 12string. Listen online 21 songs from les stars du classique 2010 nigel kennedy. Nigel kennedy biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. Nigel kennedyvivaldi the new four seasonsflac 44khz24bit. He has also performed and recorded most of the major violin concerti. Aug 14, 2018 john wilson talks to leading artists about a key album.
Join napster and access fulllength songs on your phone, computer or home audio device. Each of the four concerti is based on a sonnet supposedly written by vivaldi himself. He made his early career in the classical field, and has more recently performed in jazz, klezmer and other music genres. Bbc radio 4 mastertapes, series 5, nigel kennedy the aside.
Kennedy the four elements sony classical 88697927152 dc. The four seasons violin concerto in f minor, rv 297 linverno. Nigel kennedy has undertaken a major 2011 tour, performing his exhilarating and unique new take on vivaldis four seasons as well as his own brand new composition, the four elements. The four seasons nigel kennedy, english chamber orchestra on allmusic 2012. Nigel kennedy violin, english chamber orchestra, 1989.
Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Bbc radio 4 mastertapes, series 5, nigel kennedy the a. Antonio vivaldi, english chamber orchestra, kennedy, nigel. Vivaldi nigel kennedy, berlin philharmonic orchestra. The new four seasons antonio vivaldi by nigel kennedy download and listen to the album. The four seasons by nigel kennedy berliner philharmoniker now. Remember how fresh he made this music sound on his. A bit of a shock if youre expecting the traditional 4 seasons but stick with it. How nigel kennedy changed classical music forever classic fm. Nigel kennedy plays antonio vivaldis four seasons nigel kennedy s four elements with the orchestra of life following the staggering success of his uk performances of vivaldis four seasons in 2010, including a stunning, sold out show at londons royal albert hall, nigel kennedy has announced that he will be returning to the uk this september for an extensive tour of the uk. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at. Nigel kennedy s 1989 recording of the four seasons with the english chamber orchestra sold over two million copies, becoming one of the bestselling classical works ever. Agreed, the four seasons was the first time that a classical artist had been given the full pop marketing treatment.
Kennedy has done much a to popularise classical music, particularly among young people. May 10, 2018 listen to music from nigel kennedy like vivaldi. Jul 12, 2002 nigel kennedy chooses the song black and blue, a 1929 jazz standard written by fats waller with lyricist andy razaf and performed by louis armstrong. The 25th anniversary edition of the bestselling recording that propelled nigel kennedy to stardom. For businessexclusive pricing, quantity discounts and downloadable vat invoices. Nigel kennedys 1989 recording of the four seasons with the english chamber orchestra sold over two million.
The new four seasons nigel kennedy, orchestra of life, antonio. He was a pupil at the yehudi menuhin school, under yehudi menuhin himself, and later at the juilliard school under dorothy delay. Nigel kennedy born 28 december 1956 is an english violinist and violist. Nigel kennedy talks and plays his way back to 1989 and his recordbreaking recording of vivaldis the four seasons. Download the qobuz apps for smartphones, tablets and computers, and listen to your purchases wherever you go. It is lovely to listen to and the sound quality is exquisite. Over twentyfive years ago, nigel kennedy made his breakthrough with his recording of vivaldi s the four seasons.
A prodigy, kennedy was mentored by legendary violinist yehudi menuhin in his youth and emerged in the 1980s with his breakthrough recording vivaldi. Nigel kennedy plays autumn from vivaldis the four seasons bbc. Le quattro stagioni is a group of four violin concerti by italian. Nigel kennedy undertook a major 2011 tour, performing his exhilarating and unique take on vivaldis four seasons as well as his own brand new composition, the four elements. Violinist nigel kennedy talks to richard and suzy about performing vivaldis four seasons at the proms, 25 years after his acclaimed recording of the work. The new four seasonssummer10 his fears are only too true, mendelssohn. I cannot comment on comparisons of interpretation because the only other one i own is nigel kennedy bpo 1989. Each sonnet is divided into three sections fast, slow, fast, which correspond with the three movements in each concerto.
Nigel kennedy plays jazz nigel kennedy compilations play bach for reading various. Here you can buy and download music mp3 nigel kennedy. The 1989 recording earned a place in the guinness book of world records as the bestselling classical work of all time and has sold in excess of two million copies. The album remained at the top of the uk classical charts for over a year, with total sales of over three million units. The biggest new development is the range of sounds coming from the strings of the staid old berlin philharmonic.
Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from nigel kennedy. Nigel kennedy s breakthrough recording of vivaldis four seasons 1989 earned a place in the guinness book of records as the bestselling classical work of all time. Nigel kennedy violin cd page 1 of 4 presto classical. It sold in excess of 2 million copies and the album remained top of the uk classical charts for almost two years. However, delays in postal and courier services mean that deliveries are currently taking longer than usual. Vivaldi nigel kennedy, english chamber orchestra the four seasons. In 2010, kennedy s uk performances of vivaldis four seasons were a staggering success, and included a stunning, sold out show at londons royal albert hall. There now seems to be a new version of vivaldis four seasons appearing at approximately monthly rather than quarterly intervals. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of virtuoso violinist nigel kennedy s landmark recording of vivaldis four seasons, this 25th anniversary special edition includes the original groundbreaking recording, award winning film, images and memorabilia and a specially written account of the unfolding event. Read the summer sonnet and listen to each movement of the four seasons, concerto no.
Vivaldi nigel kennedy, english chamber orchestra discogs. Nigel kennedy born december 28, 1956 in brighton, england is a violinist and violist. Nigel kennedy download all jazz songs nigel kennedy. Find nigel kennedy discography, albums and singles on allmusic allmusic. Stream or download all 12 hours of music via the radio 3. Front rows cultural exchange nigel kennedy bbc radio 4. But there was more to this phenomenon than marketing kennedy is a brilliant violinist and performer. Take a closer look at the summer concerto from vivaldis. Nigel kennedy s superb interpretation of the traditional violin part is backed by part traditional, part jazz, part sound effects, a little bit of drums not too much and the whole thing is filled with fun, excitement and rich variety. Horen sie ihre lieblingssongs aus dem album vivaldi. His subsequent recording of vivaldis the four seasons with the english chamber orchestra in 1989 sold over two million copies and earned a place as one of the bestselling classical recordings ever. Nigel kennedy violin page 4 of 10 presto classical. The four seasons by nigel kennedy, antonio vivaldi, english.
In 2010, kennedys uk performances of vivaldis four seasons were a staggering success, and included a stunning, sold out show at londons royal albert hall. The four seasons is a fascinating prospect, and alas a missed opportunity. Complete your vivaldi nigel kennedy, english chamber orchestra collection. There was a promotional single, billboard posters, tv and radio commercials. So as soon as i was in front of a computer i ordered this cd by nigel kennedy. What it really needed was a composerproducer willing to stand up to nigel kennedys artistically selfextirpative instincts, and able to develop the strong material and bin the weak.
After his guinness world record selling album of the four seasons in 1989 nigel kennedy now presents his exciting new version of vivaldis masterpiece. The four seasons masterworks nigel kennedy play recital nigel kennedy play the four elements. The violin worlds marmite player and his orchestra never sound less than. Gil shaham and the orpheus chamber orchestra recorded the four seasons as well as a music video for the first movement of winter that was featured regularly on the weather. Firstly, vivaldi is one of my favorite composers, having travelled to venice 3 times, visiting the chapel he played in, and loving that country of italy. Download your purchases in a wide variety of formats flac, alac, wav, aiff. Nigel kennedy vivaldi the four seasons 1989, laserdisc. Over twentyfive years ago, nigel kennedy made his breakthrough with his recording of vivaldi. As this work holds such a universal public appeal it is perhaps not so surprising, yet with the music lasting around 40 minutes, a fullprice cd without any kind of coupling has to be very special to merit consideration among the huge number of currently available. Sep 27, 2012 nigel kennedy, english chamber orchestra album vivaldi. Nigel kennedy violin, nigel kennedy english chamber orchestra, john anderson oboe, julie price woodwinds, paul barritt concert master conductor, nigel kennedy sir simon rattle, nigel kennedy john lenehan, john lenehan piano, nigel kennedy jonathan gandelsmanrobert brophyreinhard armleder. The four seasons with the english chamber orchestra. Emi classics 7243 5 57399 2 6,emi classics 7243 5 57400 2 1,emi classics 7243 5 57401 2 0 format.1441 1329 353 56 128 122 456 1480 1026 290 405 791 315 1019 1281 492 874 808 91 927 891 582 670 538 1004 825 1009 1330 879 216 1398 1193 631 613 1460 100 401 457 729 1251 1414 411 355 382