Giuseppe Torelli was one of the most important composers of the Italian Baroque, being among the developers of the Baroque concerto and Concerto Grosso. This disc marks the tercentenary of his death with a selection of Torelli's concertos written for his employer, George Friedrich II, the Margrave of Brandenburg- Ansbach.

Continuing their extensive catalogue with Signum Classics, Charivari Agréable, under the direction of Kah-Ming Ng, is one of the most versatile Early Music groups around. The ensemble specialises in the ingenious use of period instruments to produce "ravishing sonorities and full-bodied textures" (Gramophone Magazine).