The ubiquitous Pachelbel Canon starts off this delightful collection of Baroque favourites. Three virtual one-hit wonders – Pachelbel, Albinoni, Boccherini – meet Mozart’s dad, the reputedly sour-puss Leopold, who here, takes off his wig and summons a collection of toys to partake in the Haydn-attributed ‘Toy Symphony’.
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JOHANN PACHELBEL: Canon in D major TOMASO ALBINONI: Adagio in G minor LEOPOLD MOZART: Toy Symphony CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK: Dance of the Blessed Spirits from ‘Orfeo ed Euridice’ LUIGI BOCCHERINI: Minuet AN BACH: Air on the G string from Orchestral Suite No. 3 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL: Water Music: Suite No. 3 Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B flat major Oboe Concerto No. 3 in G minor Organ Concerto No. 13 ‘The Cuckoo and the Nightingale’