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violinist and cellist "duo d'amore"

Strings for weddings in Calgary AB-Leah +Tom

Strings for weddings in Calgary AB-Leah +Tom.

The bride and groom originally planned this wedding ceremony outdoors at Canada Olympic Park, but unfortunately the weather did not cooperate, and the ceremony was moved indoors to the McPhail centre on the second floor. That was a smart choice, and the guests were able to enjoy themselves, without any issues from rain! Regarding the music selections, Leah and Tom were interested in our traditional selections, which looked like this. Everything worked out beautifully, and sounded even better! Our string duo of violin and cello performed all classical selections.

Processional: Pachelbel Canon listen here

Signing: Vivaldi Largo from the Four Seasons (Winter)

A History

Antonio Vivaldi’s “Largo” from “Winter” in “The Four Seasons” is a mesmerizing piece of music that transports the listener to a peaceful, still winter landscape. Composed in the early 18th century, this piece is one of the four violin concertos that make up Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” and is considered one of the most popular baroque compositions of all time.

The “Largo” is the second movement of the “Winter” concerto and is characterized by its slow tempo and majestic, sweeping melody. The movement begins with a solo violin playing the main melody, accompanied by the soft, mournful sound of a cello and the gentle, undulating texture of the harpsichord. The music slowly builds, adding more instruments and gradually increasing in volume and intensity, until the entire ensemble is playing in full harmony.

A Cold Winter Landscape

The music paints a vivid picture of a cold, still winter landscape. The solo violin’s mournful, mournful melody is evocative of the chilly winds and snow drifts of the season, while the soft, warm textures of the cello and harpsichord suggest the comfort and warmth of a cozy fireside. Throughout the movement, the listener is transported to this peaceful winter scene, feeling the chill in the air and experiencing the stillness of the landscape. Vivaldi’s “Largo” from “Winter” is a timeless piece that continues to captivate audiences today. Its combination of technical virtuosity, emotional depth, and vivid musical imagery makes it a true masterpiece of baroque music.

Whether you are a classical music aficionado or simply appreciate beautiful music, “Largo” from “Winter” is a must-hear piece that will leave you feeling refreshed, inspired, and in awe of the power of music to evoke emotions and create vivid mental images.Vivaldi’s “Largo” from “Winter” is a beautiful, timeless piece of music that is sure to move and inspire you. Its sweeping melody, rich textures, and vivid musical imagery make it one of the most memorable and popular compositions of the baroque era. If you haven’t already, I highly recommend that you give it a listen – you won’t be disappointed!

Recessional: Handel Hornpipe II


If you or someone you know is getting married and are interested in a strings for weddings in Calgary AB or nearby, contact us today! In addition to solo violinists and cellists, we have other ensembles such as the violin and cello duo, string trio and string quartet, as well as on of the largest lists of pop music in Canada.

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