Concerto a Cinque No. 2

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Printed in Amsterdam in 1722 and dedicated to Duke Massimiliano Emanvele, this is considered to be Albinoni's finest oboe concerto. The first movement, "Allegro e non Presto," opens with an energetic 20-measure theme in 2/4 time, with a skipping accented upbeat (on the two and) infused with flashing swift runs. This ... read more