The Grim Reaper Performs Vivaldi’s “Nightmare” Concerto

Grim Reaper, or Red Priest?(Photo: Aaron_M (Flickr))

What’s four times spookier than watching the Grim Reaper  perform a Vivaldi recorder concerto?

Watching four Grim Reapers perform a Vivaldi recorder concerto.

Here’s the early music ensemble Red Priest’s dressed-up performance of Vivaldi’s Recorder concerto in G minor, RV 439. This concerto’s nickname, “La notte,” calls to mind all kinds of things that go bump in the night.

Um, is that a cello bow or a scythe?

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