I love the brilliance and vitality in Vivaldi’s music, it’s always a pleasure. But he didn’t seem to recognize the qualities of the viola as a solo instrument. Vivaldi, whatever were you thinking?
However, that’s all changed now with this wonderful virtuoso quartet in 4 movements, where all the players get a chance to shine. Powerful stuff; I’m certain you’ll agree with me when you listen to the sound file. 14 mins. M