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Sharon Isbin's 'Vivaldi' is Classical Guitar - Video Pick of the Week

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The always magnificent Sharon Isbin performing the "Allegro" from Baroque composer Antonio Vivaldi's Concerto in D Major RV 93 with the Salomé Chamber Orchestra in Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art a few years ago. This is one of just four works that Vivaldi (1678-1741) wrote for lute-when it was penned in the 1730s, it was for lute, two violins and basso continuo, but in modern times it is almost always performed with a string orchestra. A number of classical guitarists have recorded the short three-movement work through the years, including Isbin, John Williams, and both Pepe and Angel Romero, to name a few.

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