Antonio Vivaldi — The 4 Seasons - Summer - Allegro Non Molto
Album: Nigel Kennedy - 1995 recording
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Released: 1725
Length: 5:15
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 manidaniel wrote:
Sublime, godlike {#Hearteyes}

 
True {#Boohoo}
 stevenstarr wrote:
doesn't really much matter who's conducting or on which  instrument  a big name might be playing, It's the fact this song is over three hundred years old and still commands so much attention and admiration . I applaud R.P. for playing this and other classical gems. I'm wondering if any of the music we hear in our own time will be listened to three hundred from now. I,m thinking not much if any. Trying to imagine will there still even be music as we know it . I can't imagine life without music so I'm guessing there will be and  I bet they will still be listening to Vivaldi

 
We certainly will be listening to music three hundred years from now and Vivaldi will be one of the pieces we will still be listening to along with the classics from our time. Just look at the all time highest ranked songs on Radio Paradise and you know what our great grandchildren will be listening to. Masterpieces like: Shine On You Crazy Diamond, A Day In The Life, Kashmir and Voodoo Chile.
Sublime, godlike {#Hearteyes}
doesn't really much matter who's conducting or on which  instrument  a big name might be playing, It's the fact this song is over three hundred years old and still commands so much attention and admiration . I applaud R.P. for playing this and other classical gems. I'm wondering if any of the music we hear in our own time will be listened to three hundred from now. I,m thinking not much if any. Trying to imagine will there still even be music as we know it . I can't imagine life without music so I'm guessing there will be and  I bet they will still be listening to Vivaldi
 Rachoh wrote:
Gaaah — TOO FAST!!! It's such a gorgeous lazy pulse and build up..feels too rushed in this version

 
I... agree?!?!

Drops it to a 9 from a 10.
 westslope wrote:
"Love this piece, but this rendition feels a bit rushed to me.  He's tripping through the middle notes without much feeling sometimes, and and doesn't hold the pauses.  I know these scores are interpreted, so he may not be wrong.  Still feels rushed to me, though." -cavetroll about 6 years ago.....

Terrific comment!  

 
Perceptive comment.  I listened to Beethoven's 5th by the Berlin Orchestra so many times I could note the differences in any other version.
Gaaah — TOO FAST!!! It's such a gorgeous lazy pulse and build up..feels too rushed in this version
too many notes
This comes at an opportune time.
 max_p wrote:

yes always felt Vivaldi was a rocker wrt Classical

 
...and he looks pretty good on that album cover for someone over 330 years old.
Thank you  Antonio Vivaldi
for Seasons - Summer

Masterpieces...
Thanks for this.  It seems off the beaten path-ISH for this station, but I love that it's really not.  :)
Nigel's interpretation of this whole Suite is the best in my opinion.
Edit: Duh, I made this comment previously...therefore, it must be true? {#Roflol}
I wonder which contemporary music will be listened to touched in 300 years ...

For that reason: Godlike, nothing less.
Bittersweet violin of summer.   🎻 
 
 chiplueck wrote:
I was just telling a friend about the wonders of Radio Paradise and the eclectic playlists when this track came on right after The Doors. Where else can you find such awesome segues?

 
the same today... after love street
 coloradojohn wrote:
A prof teaching a Music class at CU told us on the first day, "You know, Rock and Roll is structurally just a modern form of Classical Music. You've got the repetition of a theme, with variations, and a return to the theme..." He turned us on to the good stuff, too! Rock it!

 
yes always felt Vivaldi was a rocker wrt Classical
 
A prof teaching a Music class at CU told us on the first day, "You know, Rock and Roll is structurally just a modern form of Classical Music. You've got the repetition of a theme, with variations, and a return to the theme..." He turned us on to the good stuff, too! Rock it!
"Love this piece, but this rendition feels a bit rushed to me.  He's tripping through the middle notes without much feeling sometimes, and and doesn't hold the pauses.  I know these scores are interpreted, so he may not be wrong.  Still feels rushed to me, though." -cavetroll about 6 years ago.....

Terrific comment!