I Musici

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A conductorless Italian chamber orchestra, I Musici was formed in Rome in 1952 by graduates from Accademia di Santa Cecilia. Original members have successively been replaced on an egalitarian basis, maintaining an energy and freshness to their work. The ensemble consists of six violins, two violas, two cellos, a double bass and a harpsichord. Their works are primarily in the field of Baroque, especially compositions by Vivaldi, Albinoni, Marcello, Lotti and Geminiani.

I Musici's first recording of Antonio Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons' in 1955 gained such interest in these compositions that there are now over 120 recordings of this popular piece. Over the years a number of virtuosi have augmented I Musici's performances and recordings, such as: Severino Gazzelloni, Frans Bruggen, Aurèle Nicolet, Maxence Larrieux, Heinz Holliger, Maurice Bourgue, Klaus Thunemann, Marco Costantini, Maurice Andrè, Hakan Hardenberger, Guy Touvron and Bernard Soustrot.
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33CX 1170, 33 CX 1170 I Musici - Concerto In D Minor For Strings & Cembalo "Madrigalesco"; Concerto In D Minor For Viola D'Amore, Strings & Cembalo; Concerto In D Major For Violin & Strings; Concerto In A Major For Strings & Cembalo album art Vivaldi*, I Musici Vivaldi*, I Musici - Concerto In D Minor For Strings & Cembalo "Madrigalesco"; Concerto In D Minor For Viola D'Amore, Strings & Cembalo; Concerto In D Major For Violin & Strings; Concerto In A Major For Strings & Cembalo (Album) Columbia 33CX 1170, 33 CX 1170 Netherlands 1954 Sell This Version
33CX 1163 I Musici - Gabrieli: Canzon In Echo Duodecimi Toni; Albinoni: Concerto In D Major For Violin And Strings; Marcello: Concerto Grosso In F Major For Strings And Cembalo; Vivaldi: Concerto In F Major For Three Violins, Strings And Cembalo album art I Musici Gabrieli: Canzon In Echo Duodecimi Toni; Albinoni: Concerto In D Major For Violin And Strings; Marcello: Concerto Grosso In F Major For Strings And Cembalo; Vivaldi: Concerto In F Major For Three Violins, Strings And Cembalo (Album) Columbia 33CX 1163 UK 1954 Sell This Version
ANG.35086 I Musici - Sonata For Violins, 'Cellos And Double Bass / Concerto No. 2 In B Flat Major / Concerto In A Major For 'Cello And Strings / Introduction, Aria And Presto album art I Musici - Rossini*, Galuppi*, Tartini*, Marcello* I Musici - Rossini*, Galuppi*, Tartini*, Marcello* - Sonata For Violins, 'Cellos And Double Bass / Concerto No. 2 In B Flat Major / Concerto In A Major For 'Cello And Strings / Introduction, Aria And Presto (Album) Columbia ANG.35086 US 1955 Sell This Version
33CX 1306 I Musici - Concertino N°1 For String In G Major; Concertino N°2 For String In G Major; Concertino N°3 For String In A Major; Concertino N°4 For String In F Minor album art Pergolesi* - I Musici Pergolesi* - I Musici - Concertino N°1 For String In G Major; Concertino N°2 For String In G Major; Concertino N°3 For String In A Major; Concertino N°4 For String In F Minor Columbia 33CX 1306 UK 1955 Sell This Version
33CX 1307 I Musici - Concertino N°5 For Strings In E Flat Major; Concertino N°6 For Strings In B Flat Major; Sonata In The Style Of A Concerto For Violin & Strings; Sinfonia For Violincello & Strings album art Pergolesi* - I Musici Pergolesi* - I Musici - Concertino N°5 For Strings In E Flat Major; Concertino N°6 For Strings In B Flat Major; Sonata In The Style Of A Concerto For Violin & Strings; Sinfonia For Violincello & Strings (Album) Columbia 33CX 1307 UK 1955 Sell This Version
33 FCX 303 I Musici - Sonata For Violins, 'Cellos And Double Bass / Concerto No. 2 In B Flat Major / Concerto In A Major For 'Cello And Strings / Introduction, Aria And Presto album art I Musici - Rossini*, Galuppi*, Tartini*, Marcello* I Musici - Rossini*, Galuppi*, Tartini*, Marcello* - Sonata For Violins, 'Cellos And Double Bass / Concerto No. 2 In B Flat Major / Concerto In A Major For 'Cello And Strings / Introduction, Aria And Presto(LP, Album) Columbia 33 FCX 303 France 1955 Sell This Version
33 - QCX - 10180 I Musici - Corelli: Concerto Grosso No. 1 In D Major; Vivaldi: Concerto In A Major For Viola D'Amore And Strings, "L'Estro Armonico" - Concerto In D Minor, Op. 3 No. 11; Martini: Concerto In F Major For Pianoforte And Strings album art I Musici, Félix Ayo, Bruno Giuranna, Enzo Altobelli, Arcangelo Corelli, Antonio Vivaldi, Giovan Battista Martini* I Musici, Félix Ayo, Bruno Giuranna, Enzo Altobelli, Arcangelo Corelli, Antonio Vivaldi, Giovan Battista Martini* - Corelli: Concerto Grosso No. 1 In D Major; Vivaldi: Concerto In A Major For Viola D'Amore And Strings, "L'Estro Armonico" - Concerto In D Minor, Op. 3 No. 11; Martini: Concerto In F Major For Pianoforte And Strings (Album) Columbia 33 - QCX - 10180 Italy 1956 Sell This Version
SBR 6207, S 06081 R I Musici - Concerti Grossi Op. 6 album art Corelli* / I Musici, Felix Ayo*, Walter Gallozzi, Vincenzo Altobelli* Corelli* / I Musici, Felix Ayo*, Walter Gallozzi, Vincenzo Altobelli* - Concerti Grossi Op. 6 Philips SBR 6207, S 06081 R UK 1956 Sell This Version
A 00.302 L I Musici - Concerti, Op. 8 album art Torelli* / I Musici Torelli* / I Musici - Concerti, Op. 8 (Album) Philips A 00.302 L France 1956 Sell This Version
A 00303 L I Musici - Concerti Grossi Op. 6 album art Corelli*, I Musici Corelli*, I Musici - Concerti Grossi Op. 6 (Album) Philips A 00303 L Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 1956 Sell This Version
A 00 301 L I Musici - Le Quattro Stagioni album art Vivaldi* - I Musici, Félix Ayo Vivaldi* - I Musici, Félix Ayo - Le Quattro Stagioni (Album) Philips, Philips A 00 301 L Germany 1956 Sell This Version
ABL 3182, ABL.3182 I Musici - Aus "Il Cimento Dell'Armonia E Dell'Invenzione" Op. 8 album art Vivaldi*, I Musici Vivaldi*, I Musici - Aus "Il Cimento Dell'Armonia E Dell'Invenzione" Op. 8 (Album) Philips ABL 3182, ABL.3182 UK 1957 Sell This Version
C. 7 I Musici - Concerti album art Vivaldi* / I Musici Vivaldi* / I Musici - Concerti (Album) Philips C. 7 France 1958 Sell This Version
A 00448 L I Musici - 6 Concerti Op. 3 album art I Musici, Manfredini* I Musici, Manfredini* - 6 Concerti Op. 3 Philips A 00448 L Netherlands 1958 Sell This Version
LC 3467 I Musici - 5 Concerti Grossi Op. 7 album art Francesco Geminiani - I Musici, Félix Ayo, Walter Gallozzi, Bruno Giuranna, Enzo Altobelli Francesco Geminiani - I Musici, Félix Ayo, Walter Gallozzi, Bruno Giuranna, Enzo Altobelli - 5 Concerti Grossi Op. 7 (Album) Philips LC 3467 US 1958 Sell This Version
L 09008 L I Musici - Violin Concerto In E Major / Violin Concerto In A Minor / Concerto For Two Violins In D Minor album art Bach*I Musici Bach*I Musici - Violin Concerto In E Major / Violin Concerto In A Minor / Concerto For Two Violins In D Minor (Album) Philips L 09008 L Netherlands 1958 Sell This Version
L 09006 L I Musici - Weihnachtskonzerte album art Torelli* / Corelli* / Manfredini* / Locatelli*I Musici Torelli* / Corelli* / Manfredini* / Locatelli*I Musici - Weihnachtskonzerte (Album) Philips L 09006 L Germany 1958 Sell This Version
835 002 AY, 835 002 I Musici - 4 Concerti Con Titoli - Il Sospetto / L'Inquietudine / L'Amoroso / Il Riposo album art Vivaldi*, I Musici Vivaldi*, I Musici - 4 Concerti Con Titoli - Il Sospetto / L'Inquietudine / L'Amoroso / Il Riposo (Album) Philips, Philips 835 002 AY, 835 002 Germany 1958 Sell This Version
835 002 AY I Musici - 4 Concerti Con Titoli - Il Sospetto / L'Inquietudine / L'Amoroso / Il Riposo album art Vivaldi*, I Musici Vivaldi*, I Musici - 4 Concerti Con Titoli - Il Sospetto / L'Inquietudine / L'Amoroso / Il Riposo(LP) Philips 835 002 AY Argentina 1958 Sell This Version
835 005 AY I Musici - 4 Concerti Für Flöte, Streicher Und Continuo Aus Op. 10 (Nr. 1, 2, 3 Und 5) album art I Musici, Gastone Tassinari - Vivaldi* I Musici, Gastone Tassinari - Vivaldi* - 4 Concerti Für Flöte, Streicher Und Continuo Aus Op. 10 (Nr. 1, 2, 3 Und 5) Philips 835 005 AY Netherlands 1959 Sell This Version
835 016 AY, 835 016 I Musici - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik / Divertimento D-Dur / „Serenata Notturna” D-Dur album art Mozart*, I Musici, Félix Ayo Mozart*, I Musici, Félix Ayo - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik / Divertimento D-Dur / „Serenata Notturna” D-Dur (Album) Philips, Philips 835 016 AY, 835 016 UK 1959 Sell This Version
420 425-1 I Musici - Le Quattro Stagioni album art Antonio Vivaldi, I Musici, Félix Ayo Antonio Vivaldi, I Musici, Félix Ayo - Le Quattro Stagioni (Album) Philips 420 425-1 France 1959 Sell This Version
SFM 23030 I Musici - Albinoni album art Tomaso Albinoni, I Musici, Evert van Tright, Roberto Michelucci Tomaso Albinoni, I Musici, Evert van Tright, Roberto Michelucci - Albinoni Philips SFM 23030 UK 1960 Sell This Version
835 017 AY I Musici - 3 Concerti Grossi Op. 6 album art Handel*, I Musici Handel*, I Musici - 3 Concerti Grossi Op. 6 Philips 835 017 AY UK 1960 Sell This Version
835 059 AY I Musici - 4 Double Concertos album art Vivaldi*, I Musici Vivaldi*, I Musici - 4 Double Concertos Philips 835 059 AY Netherlands 1961 Sell This Version