Tell Me a Story...
The La Follia string ensemble performs music which tells a story. Featured are Stephen Redfield, violin, in Vivaldi's "Winter"; Stephanie Raby, gamba, and Valerie Chaussonet, narrator, in Marais's "Gall Bladder Operation", and Keith Womer, harpsichord, in Bach's "Capriccio on the departure of a dear brother"
Telemann - Ouverture-Suite “Burlesque de Quixotte (The story of Don Quixote")
Bach - Capriccio sopra la lontanza del suo fratello dilettissimo (Capriccio on the departure of a dear brother)
L. Mozart - Die Schlittenfahrt ("The sleigh ride")
Biber - Battalia à10 in D-Major c 61 (A musical depiction of a battle)
Marais - Suite en mi mineur ("The gall bladder operation")
Vivaldi - Le Quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons): “L'Inverno (Winter)”