La Follia

Folia is one of the oldest European musical themes, an obsessive rhythm that is likely going to haunt you for some days. Below there are 4 versions, all of them performed by Jordi Savall and his orchestra. Enjoy!

Arcangelo Corelli – Sonata 12, Opus 5. (bonus some Diego Velázquez paintings)

Antonio Vivaldi – Sonata No. 12 in D minor “La Follia”, RV 63, Op. 1.

Marin Marais – Folies d’Espagne, Pièces de viole for 1 and 2 viols, Book II.

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